Blog


A Sample App with Node.js, Express and MongoDB – Part 1

In this post, we’re going to be creating a simple Employee database using Node, Express and MongoDB. By the end of this tutorial, you should be able to save a new employee and display all saved employees. Getting Started MongoDB Installation and configuration of MongoDB is beyond the scope of this post. You can download […]



Getting Started with Node.js on Mac OS X

This is a step-by-step process on installing Node.js on Mac OS X. There are several “getting started” tutorials online but I didn’t find much on Mac OS X. The ones I did find were a little confusing since I had no previous experience with Node.js. At the time of this tutorial, I’m running OS X […]




Creating Components with Angular.js

One of the great things about Angular.js is the ability to create reusable components. Components are created using directives which are only available in Angular. Directives let you invent new HTML syntax, specific to your application. In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the steps of creating a <contactform> component. The first thing we’ll do […]




FaceCamViewer – An iOS Control That Displays A Live Camera Window Similar To FaceTime.

My latest creation is an iOS control that displays a live camera feed embedded in a UIView. Its very similar to the front camera view that you see when using FaceTime, Skype or Tango. I’ve posted the code on Github so feel free to fork it, modify it and use it however you want. Source […]



A RESTful Client with Angular.js

In my last post, I showed you how how to create a RESTful API in PHP. In this post, I’ll show you how to implement that API using Angular.js. Angular.js is a JavaScript framework developed by Google, designed to make your front-end development as easy as possible. Angular follows the MVC (model-view-controller) pattern of software […]