Key Considerations for Building Wearable Apps

August 2, 2018

I have recently developed an Android Wear app that uses sensors within a smartwatch to detect and display metrics specific to a sport such as: acceleration, active time, stroke count etc., in real-time. I would like to share lessons learned from my experience developing a wearable app and, considerations to be cognizant of – if you are considering or are in the process of building a wearable app. … read more

Customizing Magento email templates

April 24, 2015

Magento comes with a list of default email templates for various scenarios like orders, shipments, customer interactions etc., If you would like to customize email templates in Magento whether its modifying the HTML/plain text within a template or adding dynamic content blocks, below are few handy notes. … read more

Using Workflowy as a Agile/Scrum tool, for personal use

October 6, 2014

I enjoy the Agile Scrum project management workflow at my workplace where we use Atlassian’s Jira & Scrum tools for managing various projects. While, one may not need all the hefty features of a enterprise tool for managing personal projects, it would be nice to have a free tool with support for such a Agile Scrum workflow. … read more

Caching jQuery selections in an object

August 4, 2013

When using libraries like jQuery, it is typical for developers to use selectors to access and manipulate elements in the <abbr=”Document Object Model”>DOM. When a selection is being accessed repeatedly on a webpage, it is a good idea to cache it for better performance. … read more