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Getting Selfie-Links to Work – AngularJS Tips

The past two posts covered parsing the address parameters, and generating a new address with changed parameter values. It turns out that links from a page to the same page are suppressed, unless you include the code below. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2015 in Coding, Design

 

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Reflecting State in the URL – Angular JS Tip

In the last post I outline a method for parsing parameters to a page, but as people work on the page, they can sometimes modify the parameters. Consider a page that accepts a query value as a parameter, but also allows the user to modify the query value. If you update the page’s address, then bookmarks by the user will always bring them back to the same place/mode. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2015 in Coding, Design

 

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Parsing Parameters – AngularJS Tip

I recently got up to speed on AngularJS and I must admit it is pretty amazing.  Probably should give an overview but I don’t have time for that today.  This post is specifically some Java code to parse parameters that can be passed in links between pages allowing for a natural page-flow behavior. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 15, 2015 in Coding, Design

 

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Appropriate Technology for UI

There is general agreement that a Graphical User Interface (GUI) is a superior way to interact with a program, however a GUI is not always the best way.  We need to learn to use “appropriate technology” that is, the right technology at the right situation. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 21, 2012 in Design

 

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