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SEP Named a Winning Company in the 2022 Powderkeg Unvalley Awards

Microsoft’s new version of Chromium-based Edge has been released. If you’re a Windows user, you might be excited or perhaps indifferent to have a new browser available to you. If you’re a developer, however, you know this new browser represents…
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How to Run Protractor End to End Tests in Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

Microsoft’s new version of Chromium-based Edge has been released. If you’re a Windows user, you might be excited or perhaps indifferent to have a new browser available to you. If you’re a developer, however, you know this new browser represents a new requirement. Perhaps you were just days from finalizing the testing effort on your […]
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SMART on FHIR: What is SMART? What is FHIR?

When creating an application that will be used by health care providers, a developer will often need to access data about a patient. This data is kept in Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. As a developer, one of the main struggles of creating such an application is that EHRs are not guaranteed to follow the […]
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Integrate and Deploy React with Phoenix

Originally posted at mitchellhanberg.com You’ve just finished your lightning fast Phoenix JSON API, what’s next? Motivation My most recent side project, Contact, is a JSON REST API written with Elixir and Phoenix, designed to be the backend to an instant messaging application (e.g., Slack). There was a hackathon coming up at SEP, and I thought it’d be fun to make […]
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Flex + Mobile = Mission Abort!

Me and the wife where sitting on the couch the other day; both of us fixed on our respective electronic device.  I was on my laptop launching some Kerbalnauts into space while my wife was on the IPad trying to plan out a bathroom remodeling.  She was getting particularly frustrated in this task, and not for […]
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Why HTML-based Smartphone Apps are a Bad Idea

I’ve long had this opinion that building smartphone apps by writing HTML and sticking it into a native app shell is a bad idea. I’m not talking about web apps, mind you; I’m talking about apps you get from the App Store or Play Store, but really just run HTML and Javascript. My two main […]
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Tool for creating CSS for a sprite

A sprite is an image that contains a bunch of smaller images. I needed to write CSS for a sprite image that was created by our graphic designer. I found a tool called Sprite Box and it worked pretty well. Here is another one that will build the sprite image for you too called Instant […]
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