No: Netflix Cannot Block VPN’s

If you are a Netflix subscriber you have probably heard that Netflix recently announced they are going to be cracking down on customers using a VPN to access content outside of their own country. You could almost hear the collective sigh of all the Australian Netflix subscribers. Instant anxiety set in, people were worried: could … 

 

All About The Aurelia UI Virtualization Plugin

A little less publicised aspect of Aurelia is the UI Virtualisation plugin. For those accustomed to ReactJS’s speed of rendering large amounts of items in the DOM and offering high paint performance, this will be a welcome plugin to use. Although, do not be mistaken. The Aurelia UI Virtualization plugin is not meant to replace … 

 

Using DOM Event Listeners In Aurelia

When it comes to using a plain old event listener in your Aurelia applications, if you are not aware of how classes work and how things get transpiled, then you will most likely run into some issues working with events and scope. First you might try something like the following: export MyClass { attached() { … 

 

Little Visible Activity and/or Krausen With Safale US-05 Yeast? RHAHB

When it comes to ale yeasts, most brewers will not look past the Safale US-05 yeast. As popular as it is, it is still relatively misunderstood in how it works and what the best practice is. I have been using the US-05 yeast for a long time now as I primarily brew IPA style beers. … 

 

Working With The Aurelia Event Aggregator

The Event Aggregator is one of my favourite things about Aurelia and it is not even anything unique to Aurelia. There does not seem to be much info out there about it, probably due to its simplicity. But I have noticed people ask about it in the Gitter chat from time-to-time. At its core the … 

 

Adding Sass & Autoprefixer Into Your Aurelia Applications

Plain old CSS is boring. If you are building your applications off of the Aurelia Skeleton Navigation then it ships with support for working with regular CSS. Adding in support for working with Sass in your Aurelia applications is as easy as whistling dixie. We are also going to be adding in support for Autoprefixer … 

 

Improving The Coopers Australian Pale Ale Extract Tin (and other tips)

Brewing with extract saves a heap of time and effort if you can’t afford the time and monetary investment in going the all-grain approach. The Coopers extract tins are fantastic, not only that but their website as a range of awesome recipes for using their cans, some even with inclusions of hops and additional cans … 

 

Angular Services in Aurelia

In Angular 1.x you had the concept of a controller, directive, service, provider and other confusing terms to describe essentially what is one or two things. What is an Angular service An Angular service no matter how it was defined is a singleton. Every part of your application gets the same reference when it requests … 

 

Passing Through Data In Your Aurelia Routes

On a per route basis you might want to configure some additional route specific data that you can access in your view. For example a route might have an icon for your navigation menu. This actually came up in the Aurelia Gitter chatroom and I decided to do a quick little write up. Say hello … 

 

Isomorphic Aurelia Applications

Isomorphism is all the rage in the Javascript world. The server can return rendered HTML complete with pre-computation (converting bindings and templating specific events already taken care of increasing initial load speeds and time to paint quite substantially. A classic example of simplistic isomorphism can be found in the form of ReactJS which treats this …