Brent Russell

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Why You Should Work at Least 35 Years Before Retiring

The impact on your retirement income will surprise you!<p>For around a quarter of married couples and almost half of unmarried persons, Social Security …

First Look at Nintendo Labo

An Intro to Javascript Proxy Objects

Proxies are <b>Middleware</b> for Javascript Objects<p>How do I create a Proxy?<p>Calling the Proxy constructor, new Proxy(), will return an object that has the …

JavaScript

Pushing Real-Time Data to an Angular Service using Web Sockets

One of the questions I’ve been asked a lot lately in my Angular training classes, at conference workshops, and when working with different companies …

Hook into Angular’s Initialization Process

<b>This article</b> <b>originally appeared on</b> <b>dormoshe.io</b><p>Sometimes you need to hook into internal processes. Sometimes you need to run your code before the …

How I measure Response Times of Web APIs using curl

There is a bunch of specific tools for benchmarking HTTP requests. <br>ab, JMeter, wrk...<br>Then why still use curl for the purpose?<p>It's because curl is …

Software Development

Introducing Turbo: 5x faster than Yarn & NPM, and runs natively in-browser 🔥

<i>Note: This is part of a talk I’m giving at Google’s Mountain View campus on Wednesday, December 6th — </i><b>come join</b><i>!</i><p>After four months of hard work, I’m …

The Definitive JavaScript Handbook for a developer interview

JavaScript is the most popular programming language and has been since 2014, according to Stack Overflow Survey. It is no wonder that over 1/3rd of …

Dissecting the async methods in C#

<b>The async series</b><p>The C# language is great for developer's productivity and I'm glad for the recent push towards making it more suitable for …

Poll: Economists Unanimous That Debt Would Balloon Under GOP Tax Plan

Republicans have been selling their tax overhaul plan as a major booster for the U.S. economy. In fact, they have argued that it would grow the economy so much that cuts would largely pay for themselves.<p>But on both counts, top economists are doubtful.<p>In a new poll from the University of Chicago's …

Economics

Developing a Google Chrome Extension using Angular 4

When I took on the task of developing Google Chrome extensions using Type Script and Angular 4, it seemed quite a daunting challenge; but after …

Angular Playground – Developing and Running Components in a Sandbox!

Scenario-Driven Development (SDD) – a term I’d heard little about until my friend Justin Couto encouraged me to check out his team’s Angular …

Getting started with React 16

It’s been some time since Facebook released React 16. <br>The new release has a lot of new features to facilitate the designing of robust components and …

JavaScript

A month of clean code

Each week over the past month, I have posted <i>before</i> and <i>after</i> code samples calling out ways to clean up code. The response has been amazing, many …

Laravel

Inserting variables into HTML and JavaScript with Webpack

This is a walkthrough on how to use webpack to insert variables from a file into HTML or JavaScript. No prior knowledge of webpack, node, or git is …

Tech 5 Tutorial: Getting Started with Docker

In this Tech 5 tutorial, I’ll walk you through the core concepts of Docker and how you can get started with Docker Community Edition, images, and …

Version 5.0.0 of Angular Now Available

We are pleased to announce version 5.0.0 of Angular, pentagonal-donut. This is a major release containing new features and bugfixes. This release …

Tech 5 Tutorial: Getting Started with the Angular CLI

I’m starting a new tutorial series called “Tech 5” (think “Take 5″…but for tech) that features short, focused, approximately 5-minute videos. Here’s …

TypeScript in 5 minutes · TypeScript

Let’s get started by building a simple web application with TypeScript.<p>Installing TypeScript<p>There are two main ways to get the TypeScript tools:<p>Via …

Getting started with Webpack: TypeScript

If you're starting a new web project these days, someone on your team is probably pushing for Webpack and TypeScript. Let's kick off with a little …

JavaScript

“Containerizing” Angular with Docker

I had the opportunity to speak at the AngularMix conference in Orlando about something that I think every developer should learn more about – …

Javascript Variable Scope & Closures: A Primer

Javascript might seem like a pretty approachable programming language to most people, however certain concepts can prove quite tricky for beginners. …

Creating Progressive Web Apps Using Angular

Progressive web applications are the new <b>standard</b> in this modern era of web development. They’re pure web applications built with the very web …

Web Development

People Are So Desperate For New Game of Thrones, an AI Just Wrote The Next Book For Us

Time's up, George R.R. Martin.<p>If you're hanging out feverishly to find out what happens after this weeks' drama-filled season seven finale of <i>Game of</i> …

Git branching done right with Gitflow & improving code quality with code reviews

<i>Originally published on my blog</i><p>Last Thursday (06.04.2017) we had our 8th MeCoDe meetup, and this time it was all about Git branching with Gitflow and …

5 Top Funds for Your 401(k)

While there's no one-size-fits-all solution, these five funds -- with very low fees -- are a great place to start.<p>If the personal experience of many …

Contrarian Outlook

<i>Brett Owens, Chief Investment Strategist</i> <i><br>Updated: March 30, 2018</i><p>Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are as cheap as they’ve been since the financial …

Big tech companies pay some of the country’s best salaries. But workers claim the high cost of living in the Bay Area has them feeling financially strained<p>“I didn’t become a software engineer to be trying to make ends meet,” said a Twitter employee in his early 40s who earns a base salary of …

Silicon Valley

A Full List of Dividend ETFs

List of Dividend ETFs | Dividend Funds<p>A Full Dividend ETF List<p>Updated April 27, 2018<p>If you're looking for a dividend ETF, you've come to the right …

Angular Docs