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Last night I watched a Scott Hanselman talk on productivity from 2012, for the first time. It is a very enjoyable and thought-provoking talk which I would encourage anyone to watch (not just programmers). One of … Read more
Today marks exactly one year since my first post on The Proactive Programmer, so it seemed a good time to pause and reflect on what I have learnt during my first year of blogging. Relatively speaking I am really … Read more
Out of curiosity and a wish to refresh my memory of some things I learnt in uni, I recently started reading about imperative and declarative programming. Before long I had entered a never-ending cycle of conflicting definitions, opinions and debates. … Read more
Last week’s provided an introduction to SQLite, a useful and lightweight RDBMS which is in fact the most widely deployed database system in the world.
This week we will demonstrate the creation of a database in SQLite. To do … Read more
Most commercial software applications developed today use a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) to store and manage data. If you are a programmer and have worked with databases in a commercial environment, you have probably worked with one or more … Read more
Over the past couple of months Microsoft and other interested parties have been making noises about the forthcoming release of ASP.NET 5. According to Scott Guthrie, this version will be:
…one of the most significant architectural updates we’ve done
… Read more
This is the fifth and final part of a series which has looked at the fundamental concepts in Angular at a high level.
Part 1 – An Introduction to Angular Directives
Part 2 – An Introduction to Angular Controllers and … Read more
In last week’s post we looked at Angular services, and saw how they can be instantiated using the Factory recipe. Although the Factory recipe is appropriate in most scenarios, there are an additional four recipes which can be used for … Read more
This post is the third in a series looking at some of the fundamental concepts of Angular. Here is the first part, and here is the second.
What is a service?
Most programmers are familiar with the concept of services … Read more
This post is the second in a series looking at some of the fundamental concepts of Angular. Click here to read the first part.
What is a Controller?
The easiest way to think about controllers and their role is like … Read more