Sneak Peak: Aurelia Markdown Editor

As many of you know, I have been working on an in-progress book on Aurelia titled Aurelia For Real World Applications for quite a while now. Good news! the book is finally nearing its release and I’ve actually started working on the example applications chapter (amongst the others still in progress). This is probably the … 

 

Polyfilling Promises Using Bluebird in Webpack 2

Surprisingly, whilst determining the best way to polyfill promises in a Webpack build and using Bluebird I came across such mixed results. A lot of the posts out there don’t mention Bluebird at all, opting for es6-promise when it has been proven Bluebird has such great performance, it’s even faster than native promises in some … 

 

January Side Project #2: tempfile.cloud

I know, I said another side project would be coming in February, but I have created another quick little Aurelia side project for January. Introducing tempfile.cloud a temporary file storage service using Aurelia, Node.js and Amazon S3. I find most free temporary file services are horrible, the limits are too small and they’re littered with … 

 

Migrating Servers

Update:┬áSite is operational and working again. The last couple of months this blog has grown tremendously. Even though I have caching and other performance tweaks in place, the server my site runs on is surprisingly barebones. The traffic to this blog is around 100k visitors per month, the single core CPU just wasn’t cutting it …