Greetings, Programs

Welcome to my blog.

This website is an attempt to write ideas down so I can refer to them later. If someone else finds these ideas useful, then I am glad.

Matthew Edgar

Latest Posts

  • This Week in Angular

    This past week I spent a good portion of my time working on an Angular project. It is only the second Angular project I have worked on so my experience is limited. But I wanted to write down some thoughts on what I felt using this technology. My future self might like to remember what it was like.

  • Prototype Versus Mockup

    Some people use the terms prototype and mockup interchangeably. In my mind, these are two different concepts and serve slightly different needs.

  • Integrating Angular with an Identity Provider

    Security is a fundamental aspect of any website application. This is especially true for Angular applications (and other browser-based applications). Here are some notes, links, and samples I have used to help me implement security correctly.

  • Using SSL Locally With Angular

    In this day and age, it is required that all websites use SSL. So I want to ensure I am using it wherever possible. When developing locally with Angular, I wanted to use https://localhost:4200/. I found a couple of ways to help, but it didn’t go exactly as planned.

  • Using Code Inspections the Wrong Way

    Modern IDE tools provide a wealth of productivity features including automated code inspections. These analysis tools run in the background and give you advice (suggestions) or raise warnings (or errors) when they discover a problem. How you react to them is important. Let’s see how not to do it.