Ken Rimple

ng-conf 2018 day #1 – The triumph of the enterprise SPA

Ken’s take on ng-conf 2018. Dispatch #1 from the opening day of the conference, where the talks include a keynote on the future of Angular, Schematics and the CLI, Angular Elements, security vulnerabilities, SEO, and the Ivy renderer.

AngularJS Corner – How to unit test forms

A lot of people are still using AngularJS. It’s hard to port your entire application to a new platform and even language. This week we had a student who asked a very good question: how do you unit test forms in AngularJS? Well, this article got me started. I wanted to put it in context … Read More

Redux Middleware and Enhancers: Getting Redux to log, debug and process async work

The Redux API provides for monitoring and adjusting the state store using a middleware API. Middleware APIs can intercept requests to execute actions and generate side-effects. Common uses of Redux Middleware include: Persisting Redux state to local storage and restoring it on startup Logging actions and pre/post state for each dispatch Asynchronous processing in action … Read More

Replacing state in Redux reducers: a few approaches

There are a few basic strategies for managing state in Redux, and which ones you use depend on the level of language support an other APIs you have at your disposal. Here are four approaches: using a collections API, Object.assign, Immutable.js and the ES spread operators.

React application state management with Redux

The first in a series of posts about Redux, the de-facto state storage engine for React, and how to integrate it with a React app. In this first article we make a case for Redux over passing props for events and data, and show a simple configuration.

PHLAI – Comcast's Artificial Intelligence Conference

I was lucky enough last week to attend PHLAI, a Comcast-sponsored conference on machine learning and artificial intelligence. The dreary weather did not dampen our spirits as practitioners and business stakeholders met to discuss one of the most important trends in our lifetime.

The O'Reilly AI Conference

I recently attended the O’Reilly AI Conference in New York where artificial intelligence practitioners showcased the impressive strides they’ve made so far in using AI for real-world applications