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Ray Gervais

Topics of Programming, Techno-babble, Music, and Life through the eyes of a Canadian Software Developer.

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Angular Material

Component infrastructure and Material Design components for Angular.

  • Added Vertical Stepper Example to documentation
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A modern wordpress starter theme built on top of underscores (by Autommatic) with mobile-first flexbox frontend.

  • Updated to use Bulma 0.6.1
  • Fixed broken navbar
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Telescope is an open source web server and client application for aggregating and presenting a timeline of Seneca's open source blogs. Telescope makes it easy to see what's happening with open source at Seneca right now.

  • Added Community-driven Unsplash Collection for 1.0 release
  • Improved performance by adding Gatsby-driven resource paging
  • Leveraged Docker multi-staged builds to improve caching performance
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Thimble Web Editor

[Deprecated] Thimble is Mozilla's online code editor that makes it easy to create and publish your own web pages while learning HTML, CSS & JavaScript. You can try it online by visiting (or for our staging server).

  • Added JavaScript Console to Thimble Editor
  • Various CSS improvements
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A list of /uses pages detailing developer setups, gear, software and configs.

  • Added
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Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code combines the simplicity of a code editor with what developers need for their core edit-build-debug cycle. It provides comprehensive code editing, navigation, and understanding support along with lightweight debugging, a rich extensibility model, and lightweight integration with existing tools.

  • Fixed dropdown losing track of selection when escape key is pressed
  • Improved a11y contrast requirements when using Monokai theme for dropdowns
  • Fixed quick open component which broke Azure CLI and other extensions