Am I wrong in hating React JS?

I recall a few years back I hated Ember JS and kept trying to get into it and hating it then for some reason the 3rd time I did, it stuck and I LOVED IT. I mean really LOVED it. I have never been happier writing code in 20+ years of programming – that is something.(…)

Rapid Web App Development — App 2

Here is App #2 of my series of apps (app 1).  It is the same stack and very similar template as app 1. User authentication using Google accounts User authorization Mailchimp integration Mandrill integration Google analytics integration Backend — using firebase and a node worker hosted at Digital Ocean Subscription management (freemium model) Stripe integration for payment(…)

Ember Twiddle

The easiest way to share an EmberJs code snippet or sample code is ember-twiddle.com You can also save it as github gist You can even embed it in your blog (if you don’t see the embedded code below, try this link)  

Gmail Style Notifications in Ember

Here is a simple way to add gmail-style notifications in an ember app.  First start by adding an outlet in the application.hbs template file.

Next we create a notification mixin that we can add to any route that requires to use it.  You can just use ember cli to generate it with


Ember Views and Associated Controller

I have a Navigation Bar view that hand menus that required handling some actions.  Some of these actions require accessing other controllers which means I have to use ‘needs’ in my own controller. Using ember cli, I was able to generate the template with

the view with

and the controller with