Devoxx UK

Devoxx UK sparkade igång för femte gången, en konferens som blir större och större för varje år. I år med en lineup bestående av 1200+ besökare, 80+ sessions inom lika spår och 12 hands-on-labs. Konferensen inleds med 3 sub-keynotes inom olika spår, med en skön blandning av vad vi lyckats med inom Quantum computing, hur […]

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Trying out Meteor + Ionic

With meteors newly introduced official support for angular released this September, we are now able to integrate many of the third party libraries introduced with angular in our meteor application. This also introduces the possibility to use angular based frameworks in our meteor applications, Ionic being one of them!

For those not familiar with Ionic, it is a powerful HTML5 framework that let’s you build neatly wrapped mobile applications using core web technologies with great ease. In some sense we no longer need to rely on our mad css-skills in order to build nice and neat mobile applications in Meteor. Ionic will fix (all) that boilerplate for us!

So in order to start using all this new and exciting functionality, let’s start of by creating a new meteor-angular application. For reference, the documentation for the angular-meteor project can be found here.

The application itself will in the end aim to provide us with a list of all the consultants working at Squeed!


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Document your API using Swagger

Swagger in all it’s simplicity is a framework used to represent and describe your Restful API’s.

Why would we want to use Swagger?
Swagger is in my opinion a good tool for closing the gap between documentation and implementation when developing our RESTful API’s. Used to its full extent, we get a nice sense of control given that we are able to explicitly declare both what the server expects to receive being called, as well as when the request have been handled, what we expect to be returned.

Swagger also provides an additional way of simplifying and describing our API with Swagger-ui, which adds a graphical user interface based on our swagger configuration. This provides us not only with a good overview of our specification, but some really intuitive handling for test purposes. […]

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