Creating a Crime Data Tool With Google Maps - Part 2

In this post we get to the fun part of actually creating the map with the Google Maps JavaScript API. All of the source code for this project can be found here. Here is what the final product will look like: This is what we are going to cover in…

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Creating a Crime Data Tool With Google Maps - Part 1

In this series of posts I will cover building a simple app using the Google Maps API to display data from a Socrata API. Open Data BR is a new initiative by the city of Baton Rouge to make public data easily accessible to everyone. This is part of a…

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Visualizing Data from the MapMyFitness API

I have been using the MapMyRun app for iOS for a while now and so far it has been great (aside from the endless nagging to sign up for an MVP account). There are plenty of great running apps out there but the reason I went with this one is…

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AngularJS - Creating a User Directory

The goal of this tutorial is illustrate the basic components of AngularJS by creating a simple user directory. Most of the code here follows John Papa's Angular Style Guide. If you are just getting started with Angular this should be your next stop after reading through the official docs. John…

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SOLID - Open Closed Principle

This is part 2 in a series of posts about the SOLID design principles. Check out part 1 here Open Closed Principle One of the only guarantees in software development is that requirements are going to change. It may be during initial development, in 6 months, or even 6 years.…

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