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ORM and Angular – Make Your App Smarter

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

Current approaches to web development rely upon having two kinds of intelligence built into your application – business intelligence in the server, and presentation intelligence on the client side. This institutes a clear delineation in responsibilities, which is often desirable from an architectural standpoint. However, this approach does have some drawbacks.

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To Code or Not to Code

Posted by on Dec 08, 2014

When developing a front-end for an existing application, one of the first questions that often arises is “How should we build this?” Choosing to write custom code to solve a problem can give you a lot of flexibility in the end product, but ultimately will end up causing a lot of money and time for development and ongoing support. In some cases, it makes more sense to try to abstract the development process as much as possible, minimizing the amount of code to be written. In this article we will look at a number of ways to approach building an application on top of existing data, and why you might choose one over the other. We’ll also touch upon the related front-end code, particularly looking at cases where a directive-driven approach like AngularJS can be used efficiently and effectively.

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