Lisa Vincent Reconnects with her Comfort Zone at nor(DEV):biz

My comfort zone had left the building. Heading out on a cold, dark, Monday evening to yet another Norwich networking event is not everyone’s cup of tea. It’s certainly not mine, and definitely not with the cream of the Norfolk tech sector midway through my first attack of a winter cold in I don’t know [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:37+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Event, Review|Comments Off on Lisa Vincent Reconnects with her Comfort Zone at nor(DEV):biz

Getting to the route of the problem

In 2016, Venkat Subramaniam wrote an incredible book called ‘Test-Driving JavaScript Applications’ which, along with JavaScript tools such as Mocha, Istanbul, Prettier and Eslint, have made me fall in love with JavaScript and Node.js (well for UI development anyway). JavaScript isn’t a proper language, right? For a long time I argued not, because the tools [...]

By | 2017-08-14T12:36:20+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Review|Comments Off on Getting to the route of the problem

A Review: Express in Action

Express in Action: Node applications with Express and its companion tools By Evan Hahn ISBN: 978-1617292422 This is another excellent JavaScript book from Manning. It contains a great introduction to Express.js and I wish I’d read it sooner as it explains a lot of things about Express.js and how to use it, as well as [...]

By | 2017-08-14T13:11:59+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Code, Review|Comments Off on A Review: Express in Action

A review: JavaScript the Good Parts

By Douglas Crockford ISBN: 978-0596517748 Every JavaScript developer with a pre-existing working knowledge of JavaScript should read this book. JavaScript is a powerful and varied language, but it was developed in a hurry and there’s plenty wrong with it. This book outlines the good bits of the language and highlights the bad bits and the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:37+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Code, Review|Comments Off on A review: JavaScript the Good Parts

Chloe Smith MP: Round-table discussion at the Chamber of Commerce

On Wednesday 9th August I attended a round-table discussion at the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce with Norwich North MP, Chloe Smith, along with several other Chamber members from the agriculture, retail and media sectors. The most recent general election was the first time I could legally vote.. and I did! With this in mind you [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:38+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Event, Review|Comments Off on Chloe Smith MP: Round-table discussion at the Chamber of Commerce

What Tech will look like in 2022 and how Naked Element are working ahead of the curve

The results of the Tech Nation 2022 survey have arrived, predicting the future of the digital tech sector in the UK, and Naked Element are pleased to recognise that the work we are doing now in 2017 is contributing towards these strong aspirations and ambitions. So what are people across the tech sector envisioning the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:38+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Review|Comments Off on What Tech will look like in 2022 and how Naked Element are working ahead of the curve

Node.js the Right Way: Practical Server-Side JavaScript That Scales

Node.js the Right Way is a fantastic little book. It gives a useful and practical overview of writing Node.js server side applications.

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:38+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Code, Review|Comments Off on Node.js the Right Way: Practical Server-Side JavaScript That Scales

Sign on the Dotted Line – Why Contracts are Important

Contracts might seem like something only big business needs, and many small companies work without them, but if your work is important to you, it is vital to have a contract in place.

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:38+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Review|Comments Off on Sign on the Dotted Line – Why Contracts are Important

Chamber Cyber Security Conference

Cyber security is a topic that is on everyone’s minds this month, and if you follow the news it will be obvious why (and if you don’t, see our previous blog posts!). On May 18th I attended the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce’s Cyber Security Conference, hosted by Paul Maskall.

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:38+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Event, Review|Comments Off on Chamber Cyber Security Conference

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