Notes on Setting Up a Raspberry Pi

My personal notes on how to get a new Raspberry Pi ready for action. Written for a Mac, but the general steps should translate to any platform.

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Moving to Hugo

Like many web developers in 2013, I was enamored of the power of Grunt. It seemed well worth learning for someone who makes a living building web applications. I would integrate Grunt into some of my work projects, where we’d just started to shift to driving applications with client-side JavaScript and styling with Sass (we worked in .NET mostly). It went very well! Our Angular apps and stylesheets came together like they were supposed to, and when there were issues or we wanted to add something else, working on a Gruntfile. [Read More]

Minifying Browserified Angular Modules

If you’ve used Angular in production, you’ve probably learned the importance of annotating your dependencies when using a minifier like Uglify: when parameter names get mangled, Angular’s implicit annotation feature breaks. The ng-annotate package does a great job at alleviating us of this responsibility, but it may need a little hint when you’re using something like Browserify to organize your code as CommonJS modules. Let’s describe the problem with a little bit of code. [Read More]