Ember, Azure, and Authentication

Chances are, sooner or later, you're going to want to be able to let someone log into an application you're writing. Here in the Microsoft space where I still spend a majority of my time, authenticating against Azure Active Directory is always a consideration in any solution, something that you

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On 2013

But Greg... you can't post this stuff yet! Christmas isn't until, like, Wednesday!

Yeah, and Christmas is poised to invade Labor Day next year. Shut up.

About this time last year, I was just so ready for 2012 to end. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year,

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On responsibility, real and imagined

I recently inherited some money, and as a consequence was able to pay off most of my long term, PITA, oh god how are we ever gonna get out of this, debt. The day I went from website to website zeroing everything out was supposed to be a good day;

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On keeping secrets

Derek Sivers:

We got two ciders and she patiently waited while I spent 20 minutes reading through it. Pages filled with words about processing family drama, formulating goals, plans for life changes, romantic details, lists of regrets, contemplations, etc.

I was surprised it was all meaningless to me. These pages

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Hoards Of Novices

Uncle Bob Martin:

Is the software industry trying to write the script for Hamlet by hiring a million monkeys to bang on keyboards? Perhaps we should rethink that strategy and hire one bard instead. Perhaps, instead of hoards of novices, we need a small team of professionals.


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