I recently had a requirement to “export” data shown in a table on a web page to an Excel file. In a normal situation I’d do something server-side to generate an Excel file with the necessary data, but unfortunately this situation was not a normal. The project I was working on did not have a server-side component – it was completely client-side code – so I couldn’t just create an Excel file. The solution I came up with was to provide a way for the users to copy the required data to their clipboard and they could then paste it into an Excel document. Read more
Postman is an incredibly useful tool for testing API’s. I’ve been using it for a few years now and have found some features that make it a breeze to work with when it comes to secured API’s. It’s good for handling different environments as well.
Login and Tokens
I recently had the opportunity to write a Xamarin app for the first time. It wasn’t anything complicated – basically a CRUD application that would list items for the user with the option to add, edit and delete – but it afforded me a chance to compare and contrast with the way I’ve been writing mobile apps for the past few years. Read more