Angular Guards: Getting Started

Angular Guards: Getting Started

The Angular Router is a powerful tool in our Angular toolbox. Part of the Angular Router is guards. When guards are configured, they can be used to block access to individual routes within our Angular SPA. Think of it as a way to prevent users from viewing specific...
What It Feels Like to Turn 50: A Reflection on Email

What It Feels Like to Turn 50: A Reflection on Email

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of that ubiquitous technology we love to hate: email. And while it’s a nuisance for many of us, I believe we’d be lost without it. Originally known as electronic mail when it was developed in 1971 by Ray Tomlinson, email was created as...
Parbaked (the 80% You’ve Been Looking For)

Parbaked (the 80% You’ve Been Looking For)

If you’re into baking, you may have heard of parbaked bread. This is where you bake your bread to about 80% done and then rapidly freeze it for transportation or storage. When you finally need your bread, you complete that remaining 20% of baking. Parbaking is how...