Why The 365 Days Of X Are Awful

On: Jan. 19, 2018

By: Alex Wilkinson

I get the well intentioned notion behind the idea of these new year challenges, it is an ill fated attempt to force chronic procrastinators into working at there passion and to be honest it does always work. for, about a month, if they are lucky. ...

The More I Iterate The More I See Why I Need To Iterate

On: Jan. 12, 2018

By: Alex Wilkinson

Iteration is a huge part in live in general you must repeat, repeat and repeat until you are doing something correctly, and even after that you can still learn from extra iteration, this is something that is very important in coding and something ...

My Road Map for Q1

On: Jan. 1, 2018

By: Alex Wilkinson

I have done a lot of end of year posts and it is time to do my first post breaking down what I expect to do this year in my own time and personal projects. So I will try and update every few months to keep myself on track and provide me a bit of d...

Vue Js - Simple Fight Game

On: Dec. 15, 2017

By: Alex Wilkinson

I have recently been working on VueJs a bit more at work and as a result I have decided to push my knowledge of the framework along with it, as of course it is only useful. I have always liked VueJS however I am spending more of my time working wi...

My Year In Code

On: Dec. 8, 2017

By: Alex Wilkinson

This year has been quite some year for me in general, it has been very long and has seen my make the successful transition from teaching into coding and I couldn't be happier. It is hard to think at the start of the year I was still pushing my Jav...

Javascript And The Desktop Talking Electron

On: Nov. 24, 2017

By: Alex Wilkinson

The past few years have seen Javascript continue to bloom out in every direction it has truly became the must know language existing on pretty much everything from Browsers to desktop applications, in fact, some quite prominent desktop application...

Angular: Unit Testing The Basics

On: Nov. 10, 2017

By: Alex Wilkinson

The other week I covered the idea of Unit testing and the Test Driven Development philosophy, and heavily recommended [CodeCraft][1] on this matter, which I still think is the authority on Angular unit tests. However in this post I will outline th...

The Importance of Moderation

On: Nov. 3, 2017

By: Alex Wilkinson

It is of course important to push forward hard on areas that are important or even more importantly on areas that will yield dividends in the future. For me Programming in general is something of a hobby along with being a large part of my day-to-...

Angular 4: Intro To Unit Tests

On: Oct. 20, 2017

By: Alex Wilkinson

Modern programming is full of design philosophy and methods to follow, to build to the current industry standard and none is more recognisable than the idea of Unit Testing. Unit testing is not new and is actually one of the key pillars of modern ...

Vue JS - Brew Dog API

On: Oct. 13, 2017

By: Alex Wilkinson

Continuing with my two projects a month I have had this one on the back burner for quite sometime. I remember I found the [Brew dog API][1] a while back and thought it would be quite the fun thing to write an interface for it. I just couldn't thin...