Ruby + Elm dev, creator of WingTask App.
Putting your backend api at mydomain.com/api and not api.mydomain.com will reduce request volume by 50% because you’re no longer subject to CORS preflight calls. Huge win if you can do it.
If an SPA takes longer (much longer imo) to develop, what are the conditions necessary to warrant it over a traditional server side app?
What do tech and developers have in common with the fashion industry? Everything.
Learned that Swagger API doc can take a Rails Rest API and facilitate the generation of JSON decoders for an Elm frontend. Can also be done directly with GraphQL. Net effect is even more bulletproof Elm frontend. #elmlang #elmconf
Why my software project was late, and curiously my trip to Ikea...
I love using file storage for cases where a database doesn't make more sense, and lately those cases are widening.
Wonder how long until "A modern approach to X" becomes "A postmodern approach to X", because you know we're going there...
Dear America, are we tired of superhero movies yet?
I'm attending Elm conf 2018 in St. Louis on Sept 26.
Repeated exposure to programming yields steady conclusion that making things work predictably is rather difficult.
Elm is to the frontend what Rails is to the backend.
It's been years since I implemented search, SOLR vs Elasticsearch was a contest years ago, and it looks to be over. The winner? Elasticsearch.
This feels like the early days of Twiter, "140 chars to tell people you are on the toilet? Why would anyone want to do that?"
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