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Posts by James

Webstock and the BNZ Start-up Alley

Last year Jessica and I went to Webstock, New Zealand’s annual web technology conference in Wellington. We spent two days soaking up a wealth of ideas the speakers had to offer.  Webstock is an inspired event and it gets the Kiwi technology community engaged and excited. One of my favourite memories was when Tash spoke in closing […]

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Webstock 2011

The week before last Jessica and I took a few days off from development and headed a long way down the road to Wellington for New Zealand’s seminal, annual event for all things web related – Webstock! This was my first Webstock and I got the chance to take a step back from my code […]

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I once wrote a code editor

I once wrote a code editor in JavaScript with full syntax highlighting and rudimentary version control. Why? To scratch an itch and because the ERP software my company at the time used ran on server side JavaScript and had an absolutely atrocious file upload facility. I remember the day when it worked and I realised […]

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Front-end engineering

When I got involved with Luumin, the project was still very much green fields in terms of technology. I joined at the perfect time, with the perfect amount of over enthusiasm, directing my energy at the potential of Javascript and what can be accomplished with modern paradigms and libraries.  It also coincided with a great time to […]

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