Author Archives for vlucas

ThunderPlains 2017

November 1, 2017 4:26 pm Published by Comments Off on ThunderPlains 2017

ThunderPlains is coming up fast – just two days away! This is the fifth year of co-organizing the conference, and... View Article


Vim With ESLint

July 7, 2017 6:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Vim With ESLint

If you’re looking to add ESLint capabilities to Vim, check out ALE (Asynchronous Lint Engine). It’s faster than syntastic, and... View Article


Effective Browser JavaScript Debugging

June 7, 2017 11:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Effective Browser JavaScript Debugging

How to effectively debug your web application is increasingly becoming a critical skill for any web developer, especially with the... View Article


ChurchMint Apps Are Published

March 17, 2017 2:58 pm Published by Comments Off on ChurchMint Apps Are Published

This is a big milestone for my main side project. After over half a year of hard work leading up to... View Article


Oracle Acquires NetSuite

March 17, 2017 2:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Oracle Acquires NetSuite

This is old news at this point, but I now officially work for Oracle since Oracle acquired NetSuite. The employment transition... View Article


One Project

August 19, 2016 9:50 pm Published by Comments Off on One Project

Last year, I committed to launching 4 new projects by the end of the year. I did succeed in that... View Article


Don’t Transpile JavaScript for Node.js

April 14, 2016 2:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Don’t Transpile JavaScript for Node.js

Transpiling JavaScript on the client is pretty much required for wide browser support, but transpiling JavaScript when running it server-side with... View Article


Disabled Comments

April 13, 2016 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Disabled Comments

After switching back to WordPress from a static blog that did not have any comments, I left comments on out of... View Article


Countism

December 31, 2015 3:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Countism

Countism is a mobile app idea that I have been working on and thinking about for a long time. Even... View Article


Year of Making Stuff

April 17, 2015 9:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Year of Making Stuff

Well, the rest of the year, anyways. Better late than never, right? Inspired by Justin Jackson and his Build and... View Article


SoundingBoard

April 14, 2015 3:40 pm Published by Comments Off on SoundingBoard

I just re-launched SoundingBoard as a new blog to help non-technical people learn how to evaluate their app ideas. During... View Article


Working For The Man

March 5, 2015 5:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Working For The Man

After almost exactly one year being fully on my own after shutting down Brightbit, I have decided to stop doing... View Article


A Modern PHP OpenX API Client

November 19, 2014 9:58 pm Published by Comments Off on A Modern PHP OpenX API Client

I released a new OpenX REST API Client that works with the newest OpenX v4 REST API. It uses Guzzle... View Article


An API is a Competitive Advantage

September 29, 2014 5:18 pm Published by Comments Off on An API is a Competitive Advantage

In this increasingly inter-connected world, APIs are becoming more and more important as time goes on. This is especially true... View Article