Angular 5, Building A Simple Service

Angular 5 is the newest release of the Angular Framework. In this article, we will be looking at how to build a simple service using the angular command line interface, or CLI. In the Angular ecosystem, services refer to the piece that is commonly used for storing data and making HTTP calls. We will not…

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Using Health Insurance To Encourage Healthy Living

I work in a health-conscious office in Dallas-Fort Worth. Throughout the year management brings in fruits and veggies for the staff of nearly 200. They also gift us water bottles, jump ropes and we even have the availability of stand up desk. A massage therapist visits weekly and everyone is granted access to a walk-in…

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Fast and Easy Stir Fry

Pressed for time? Want to serve your family a healthy meal in about 20 minutes? This is your ticket. Not only is it fast and easy, it’s also very cheap and nutritious. Recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoon coconut or olive oil one onion sliced 3 cloves garlic finely chopped one bag of coleslaw vegetables…

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Asian Markets: The Promise Land of Backpacking Food

In making backpacking meals the hardest part can be finding the dried ingredients, especially for more exotic meals. I often dry my own ingredients but sometimes it’s nice to just pick them up the store. This is where Asian supermarkets are the place to go. In America, with our long history of not only refrigeration,…

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Running Ionic With A Go Web Server

Ionic is an open source framework for building websites and mobile apps in one. With Ionic it is possible to code once and deploy to all. Go is the best language I have ever used. Go compares to C++ in speed and Java in readability. Go is cleaner, more┬áprecise, builds in seconds, seems to excel…

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The Simplest Go Web Server

Today I am going to show you how to make the simplest Go web server. This particular instance will only return a string of text. I don’t think you can really get more basic than that. Purpose This article is meant to introduce you to the Go language and useful Go libraries. Prerequisites You will…

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Hello World Example With The Go Programming Language

Let’s Make Your First Go Application “Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.” – Go Team Getting Our Environment Setup Choosing the right IDE I would highly recommend Visual Studio Code (VSCode). This IDE is powerful, fast, offers an infinite sea of plugins and…

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JavaScript Masters: Three ways to use a function?

In JavaScript, we have three ways of describing or using functions. 1. Constructors Constructors are used to set up a class with a base set of properties, values, methods, or dependencies. In this simple example for a class Greeting, the constructor is being used to provide an initial value for the variable ‘name’ and takes…

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Cuban Picadillo

Picadillo is a staple meal in Cuban, and many other Latin-American, households. Starting with a sofrito, a sauteed mix of onion, garlic, and bell peppers, the base of almost all Cuban meals, ground beef is added and cooked into a delicious tomato-based meal to be served over rice. The delicious meal is a favorite for…

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Calories are always equal, metabolisms are not

1600 calories of McDonald’s provides the exact same amount of energy as 1600 calories of kale. In case you are not aware of what a calorie actually is, a calorie is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 ┬░C. Yeah, it’s a scientific measurement not something…

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