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I've recently been exploring the idea of using Dart for the client side of my next web project as I think the language lends itself to a more maintainable code base at larger sizes copared to JavaScript. However, due to the large number of frameworks JavaScript already has at it's disposal, it would be silly to not try to leverage those frameworks. One in particular, is the SignalR JS client. I re ...

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Over the past couple of months, I've been spending more time with Dart and trying to get my head around how to use it in my current set of favourite tools and workflows. I've also been working on a site to share and collaborate on Tiled map editor maps called 'TiledStack'. The site is currently written in AngularJS and I have ~80% of the functionality I want the site to have is done. The site is n ...

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Thought I'd post another update for TiledStack as I finally had some what of a win for one of the main features I've been trying to get done at various points in the past couple of weeks. Map preview for web. I want users to be able to (if they choose) to let their maps to be visible to rest of TiledStack users. Eg, visible in search/browse and also available to all other users via the API. Instea ...

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