MVP

And… yet another web app. A POC, or MVP, pivot, all this biz speak. Idea (“hypothesis”) was to do a catalog, user generated content (UGC), semi-structured (folksonomies, but with added semantics), which can then be drilled down, interactively, in un/foreseeable ways. Nu, I had some ideas.

Anyway, Paula Borowska explains MVP goals/principles well:

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HTML Templating: CoffeeCup? Teacup!

Neat! Would’ve used Jade, but CoffeeCup is maybe even…

I’ve used CC with Zappa before, and now integrating it into Constitution.

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Yet Another Web App

Years now, it seems, I’ve been building countless web apps using mostly the same technologies and some variations. Time to make an official platform?

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LevelDB in Node: Resources

My “map” for the (scary and exciting, iconoclastic zeitgeist/post-modern) LevelDB/Node maze.

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Async Script Loading and FB SDK

For yet another web app, that requires a Facebook OAuth login, I deviated from FB’s code examples and bumped into a race condition!

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EyeRecorder: Chromium Extension for Disabled, Eye Tracker Users

Was a great hackathon! Too much fun, as always.

Focus was EyeWriter, a hacked device and driver for cheap/DIY eye tracking, to assist ALS patients, and others. Team (Maaike, Jan, Anna, Yossi, and I) set out to extend Oren’s eyewriter-chrome-ext, a Chrome extension to facilitate browsing with EyeWriter devices, and ended up forking other repos to create EyeRecorded (my fork), essentially a macro recorder for web page events.

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Recovering from ReiserFS/Disk Failures

Awful. Hardware problems are always a nightmare, as expected, been there done that, but still an awful experience. I like the absolute reliability of code, as a mathematical entity.

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Quick and Dirty DOM Filtering jQuery Plugin

Another tutorial, re-doing my old poor man’s list filter right, as a generalized plugin.

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Playing with Google Glass at Hack2Wear

Hackathon was fantastic, as usual, too much fun… Wrote a nice Google Glass web app, used it to run our presentation at the end. ;o)

(Code‘s on GitHub, obviously.)

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Node on WebFaction

Trials and tribulations… Continued