Category: tech

CajaFuerte is Live in the AppStore

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Great News!!! Apple has approved our #ionic2 app CajaFuerte and it is available for download in the AppStore. If you’re new to this tutorial series, this is Part 5 of the series: Build an ionic2 app in 3 weeks! where...
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CajaFuerte: Our Ionic2 App is Complete

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Welcome to Part 4 of the series: Build an ionic2 app in 3 weeks! In the first 2 posts we laid the foundation for our new app CajaFuerte and completed the mockup. In the last post (Part 3) we added...
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CajaFuerte: Learn how to add Firebase and AngularFire2 to an ionic2 app (Part 3)

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Welcome to Part 3 of the series: Build an ionic2 app in 3 weeks! In the last 2 posts we layed the foundation for our new app CajaFuerte and completed the mockup. This week we will cover how to add...
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CajaFuerte: ionic and firebase app (Part 2)

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Welcome to Part 2 of the series: Build an ionic2 app in 3 weeks! In the last post we started laying the foundation for our new app using the Ionic Super Starter Template with FontAwesome in the mix. We removed...
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CajaFuerte: Online Information Manager App (Part 1)

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For the following 3 weeks we are going to build a small ionic2 app from the ground up using Firebase as the backend. We’re gonna call this app CajaFuerte - Online Information Manager App. I chose this topic for 3...
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Parent-Child Categories in Firebase and Ionic2

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Today I want to show you how I was able to add parent-child categories in my ionic2 app - MoneyLeash2 - with a Firebase backend; and a couple of hacks that allowed me to display the relationships on the page.

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Best practice when adding FontAwesome to an ionic2 app

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There is still a lot of confusion out there on what is a best practice when it comes to adding FontAwesome to an ionic2 app, and this tutorial will try to mitigate some of that confusion.

This is the first...
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Ionic2 Weekly Challenge

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As I mentioned in a previous post, I discovered the Ionic Framework back in April 2015 and I became addicted almost immediately. Since then, I’ve been “playing around” with ionic as a way to get out of my comfort zone...
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Responsive Image Gallery in Jekyll

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If your website is powered by Jekyll, you already know how to insert images in markdown Jekyll posts. Simple rigth? But there might come a time when you need to add several images to a post or page and present...
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Ionic2 Alerts with Firebase User Authentication

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Here I’ll show you how I was able to add the Alert component to the Firebase User Authentication when the login credentials resulted in error. I’ll just show you a small code change needed to accomplish this. To get familiar...
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Using Firebase User Authentication in Ionic2

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Here’s how I was able to add Firebase User Authentication to the ionic-conference-app

Install the ionic-conference-app and test it locally to make sure it runs correctly

To install the ionic-conference-app follow the steps below (taken verbatim from the Getting Started...
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My First Ionic App - MoneyLeash

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Money Leash is a Personal Expense and Budget tracking app developed with Ionic Framework 1.1 and Firebase as the backend.

I discovered the Ionic Framework back in April 2015 and I became addicted almost immediately. This app is a work...
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Are you getting the ES6 Warning in VS Code?

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The new Visual Studio Code (0.9.2 as of this writing) comes with ECMAScript 2015 support, better known as ES6. The default behavior, however, is set to ES5; so when you open a file that needs ES6 support you get the...
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How to sync your fork with the remote master

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Follow these steps if your remote fork goes out of sync with remote master:

Your local repository is a clone of your fork, so that is your origin. You need to pull from your remote repository and push to your...
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DNN Blog 6.1 - Proposed Enhancement 1

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I want to propose one enhancement to an issue in the DNN Blog Module that has been a pet peeve of mine since I started using the blog module. As a matter of fact, my very first work item I...
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Exception in ViewSettings.get_Settings - RESOLUTION

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In my last two posts I wrote about an issue posted on CodePlex (below) and two possible workarounds that did not solve the issue for some. In this post, I’m happy to announce a permanent solution already made available with...
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Exception in ViewSettings - Part 2

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I was contacted by Roger Goodwin, Managing Director of Digital Trading, England, with a similar issue explained in my previous post. However, the solution proposed on that post did not solve his problem. He allowed me access to his site...
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Exception in ViewSettings.get_Settings - DNN Blog Module

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When you try to access the blog module settings you get the following error:

System.InvalidCastException: Unable to cast object of type 'System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary`2[System.Int32,System.Collections.Hashtable]' to type 'DotNetNuke.Modules.Blog.Common.ModuleSettings' at DotNetNuke.Modules.Blog.Controls.ViewSettings.get_Settings() 

This issue was logged on CodePlex and on the...
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Dixit Dnn Blog Templates v1.0.1 Released

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An improved version of the Dixit Custom Templates for the Official Dnn Blog Module is available for download

Release Notes

Added selected term banner to Dixit_default: Now when you filter by category, blog, term, the Dixit_default skin will display a...
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Syncing my forked repo with the Origin/Master in GitHub

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The DotNetNuke® Blog module is an easy to use content publishing module that is tightly integrated with the core DotNetNuke® framework. The module also permits content authoring using off-site tools such as Windows Live Writer.

I’ve been contributing to this...
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Adding a Visual Studio Solution to GitHub

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I will show you how you can add an existing visual studio solution to GitHub. There are many tutorials out there that show you how to create a new repo locally and remotely, not add an existing solution to one....
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DNN Blog Too

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The DNN Blog Too module is a mirror copy of the Official Dnn Blog module (unofficially maintained and supported by me - Luis Cabrera). The license, credits, source code, and functionality have not changed. The only thing that will change...
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How to Install a Custom Dnn Blog Template

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Trying to install a custom Dnn Blog Template on your portal?

On this post I will show you how to Install the Dixit Custom Dnn Blog Template on your portal. And in case you are wondering, the Dnn Blog DOES...
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The Dixit Dnn Blog Template

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The Dixit Dnn Blog Template: This custom DNN Blog Template Collection (total of 6) will give your blog a more professional look and feel with responsive design and Bootstrap compatibility!

Looking for a custom template for the official Dnn Blog...
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