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Ionic Framework and web apps

I've known about the Ionic Framework for quite some time and while I found the idea and the examples amazing, the fact that it was meant for hybrid mobile development was a turn-off for me. But where there's a will, there's a way and it turns out you can also
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Android is the new Windows

After struggling with yet another Android related bug, I had a revelation: Android is the new Windows. It's the common OS When I was a teen, Windows was THE operating system. Everyone had Windows, everyone had 98 and later XP. Most of them still have XP. Wanted to buy a
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on ghost

Getting started with Ghost

Once you get a new Ghost blog up and running you'll probably want to customize it a little, to stand out from the crowd. So here's a list to get people started, based on my own experience. Get a new theme On the Ghost marketplace you can already find lots
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From Wordpress to Ghost

I've been thinking about it for a while and after I installed Ghost on localhost and took a look at the writing interface, I was immediately sold. It's not a move for everyone, since as a blogging platform, Ghost is still way behind Wordpress in terms of features but if
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Javascript, replace and regex

I learned something new today while trying to do a regex replace in Javascript. The first thing was about the replace method. I learned from John Resig's "Secrets of the JavaScript ninja" (a great book which I recommend, by the way) that you can also dynamically search and replace a
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Pay attention to your commas

I'm a fan of the comma-separated variable declaration in javascript, ie. var myVar1 = 1, myVar2 = 2, myVar3 = 3; I think it looks better than... var myVar1 = 1; var myVar2 = 2; var myVar3 = 3; ...and on the long run it also helps you save some space (all those extra 'var' declaration
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