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Using NgRx actionsBlocklist

June 12, 2020

Often times as your NgRx applications grow the Redux DevTools actions log can get too noisy. In my particular instance, as my application grew, their became a large number of actions that fired that were not valuable for myself and the rest of my…

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Creating A Cypress Test Environment To Skip Authentication

February 25, 2020

The Requirement I recently was tasked with finding a way to skip authentication to easily test our apps using the great End to End testing tool Cypress. Cypress does provide simple solutions for testing your app's authentication and authorization but…

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Upgrading to Angular 9 DI Error

February 21, 2020

Some Context Days after the release of Angular 9, I quickly and easily upgraded an enterprise application I've been working on for the better part of a year. Using the Angular CLI this was made super simple and painless using ng-upgrade. After the…

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Freedom Series Graphic

February 19, 2020

Inspiration I just finished yet another series graphic for my Church. With this graphic, I wanted something that said FREEDOM but emotionally implied nothing but that. Often times the things we think of in life that bring us Freedom are the very…

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Javascript And Friends Online Meetup

February 12, 2020

I was super honored to present at February's Javascript and Friends online meetup. I gave a talk titled "NgRx Best Practices for Enterprises." Talk Details - Title - NgRx Best Practices for Enterprises Description - Do the letters N - G - R -X make…

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CodeMash 2020

January 20, 2020

I just got back from yet another year attending CodeMash. This year, like every year was an amazing experience. I was able to reconnect with so many old friends and even make some new ones. CodeMash in my opinion is one of the top regional tech…

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I Submitted My First Talk!

January 16, 2020

I did a scary thing! Like something to be honest was something I would never do. I submitted my very first CFP (and now several since). For me, this was both something that terrified me as well as a goal for 2020. I never thought I would get to a…

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Honduras - Fiesta De Los Sueños

November 04, 2019

I just got back from my 5th trip to Honduras over the past few years. Every trip I am reminded that it is such a beautiful country. Though America has it's challenges (and we certainly are not perfect) it does not even compare to other countries on…

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