Ventures

My public coding projects live on GitHub.   You can find me on VSCO where I post my Photography. Sometimes I'll post a picture or two here as well.

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Migrating a poorly written web app to use Webpack and Babel

I play a lot of Pokemon GO! To help me on the road I built a Type Effectiveness checking site called Poketype! (Poketype on GitHub) It's a simple site and, having come from a company that primarily used jQuery, I decided to write it all in Vanilla JS. This was a bad idea! Note to self: … Continue reading Migrating a poorly written web app to use Webpack and Babel

Publishing a create-react-app App on Heroku for free!

Greetings, all. Over the past two weeks, I've been casually learning about the React framework. The experience has been a blast, and while I'm definitely still a big ol' noob, I'm hoping the following will prove useful to someone out there. Now before getting into any great detail, if you're here just because of the … Continue reading Publishing a create-react-app App on Heroku for free!

Azure AD Graph API – Get User (or DirectoryObject) Extended Properties (C#)

Ok, this blog post will be covering an API that doesn't have any enhancements planned, but I'm hoping this may prove to be useful to others. From Microsoft themselves: We strongly recommend that you use Microsoft Graph instead of Azure AD Graph API to access Azure Active Directory resources. Our development efforts are now concentrated … Continue reading Azure AD Graph API – Get User (or DirectoryObject) Extended Properties (C#)

2 Minute HTTP or Local web server using Node.js

This couldn't be simpler. Jason Watmore covers the steps in detail here: http://jasonwatmore.com/post/2016/06/22/nodejs-setup-simple-http-server-local-web-server Make sure you have Node.js installed. Download links are at the bottom of their home page. Open up your shell of choice - Command Prompt, Terminal, Bash, whatever! Run "npm install -g http-server" (package documentation here) "cd" (Change Directory) into your project folder … Continue reading 2 Minute HTTP or Local web server using Node.js