D.Darren MacDonald

Sydney, NS, Canada 28 posts

Realtime Database

Databases...simplified! So while I started working with databases back in the 90's, they were fairly simplistic and did not require any internet access or APIs. Things sure have changed, the basic concept hasn't but the application certainly has. When developing web applications, DBs are an integral part of the Read More

Hybrid App Dev

The past two months we have been focused on using the Ionic Framework, which is a free and open source framework. Ionic offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components, gestures, and tools for building highly interactive apps. Built with Sass and optimized for AngularJS. A big part Read More

Mobile Application

Scope of Project The intent of this project is to showcase a hybrid mobile application for conducting Office Ergonomics asessments. The app will make data collection and report creation much easier, increasing your productivity & profitability. Technology for the Project Cordova Node.js Express PostgreSQL Passport Office Ergo Assessment Workflow Read More

Building an API

Week 20 at UIT So we are now 20 weeks in to our adventure called UIT and this week we were introduced to the world of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). To get there we had a great tutorial put together by Jeff Andersen of Salesforce. The concept of his tutorial Read More

Week 15 of UIT

Week 15 of UIT Welcome to 2015!! It has been a nice break from studies and spending time with the family, now it is time to jump back in the deep end! So this week at UIT we are totally focused on preparing our presentations for the One Nova Scotia Read More