Dave Does Stuff
The (not so witty) ramblings of an Australian programmer.

Here’s a pretty interesting bug that a mate recently ran into that piqued my interest. Picture this: you’re writing an MVP for an application which has some data access components...

This is a great. Like most developers, I like to test things. At the moment, using Chimp alongside Cucumber for writing end-to-end tests is pretty nice, in my opinion. We...

This one made me smile. In my most recent interview I was asked such a simple question, but it stumped me for a while. Without using the new keyword, how...

You’re probably thinking to yourself… Unit testing. This has been done to death. Yeah - it has. However, Angular testing is a bit of an interesting one. It’s probably one...

I’ll start off saying that the following things are true: This is not a post about processing massive amounts of data at a time. I am not an expert in...

Making the leap It’s a recurring thought that has crossed my mind ever since I knew I wanted to be a developer Wouldn’t it be cool to freelance/work remotely for...

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Surely this is a solved problem I’ve been programming professionally for about 6-7 years now and I’ve used my fair share of languages/frameworks/stacks. My most recent job (as well as...

So through some very silly actions, I managed to irretrievably nuke my old blog from orbit. Well done, Dave. Fortunately this gave me a chance to explore some of the...

I built a keyboard I made a keyboard – let me tell you about it! I’m even typing this post using the keyboard I built. How meta. This has been...