I had no idea what the phrase “idiomatic programming” meant and it wasn’t an easy find on the web. I thought I’d define idiomatic programming for any beginners out there.
I’ve been using Codekit since it was in pre-release beta and haven’t looked back. Recently, I was building out a single-page app for YouNow and needed a build system to merge and minify my JS files. I was on the hunt for several setups and here’s what I settled on.
When you don’t have a local development environment, development processes take a big hit in efficiency. Our stack at YouNow is dated and non-developer friendly, so I’ve had to work around some of the obstacles. This writeup will serve as an insight into my day to day workflow, in addition to serving as some documentation for posterity sake.
I’m building a new settings app for YouNow. In the app, users can modify their existing biographical information. This results in the need to identify which fields have been edited. There are a few ways to solve this.