Author Archives: Matthew Butler

Dynamically Generating Download Files

It may come as no surprise to many of you, that I love Dart. With this love, I’ve made a significant change in the way I handle some of the tasks I get on a day-to-day basis. One of the … Continue reading

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Going POSTal

So it seems, that people like their client-side applications to be able to talk to their servers. Strange what people like to do these days. As it so happens, there are a few ways to accomplish this in Dart. Each … Continue reading

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SwiftKey Keyboard

I found the auto correction to be much more accurate with SwiftKey. I rarely find the need to delete an entire word and retype it. Continue reading

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Fleksy keyboard

As for typing with the keyboard, I find it extremely frustrating and usually takes me much longer to type a single sentence than any other keyboard I’ve used on Android. Continue reading

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Everything old is new again

I was very recently asked to apply some updates to a project that I had last touched back in June 29th, 2012 (the project’s original start was May 7th of 2012). It has been running happily ever since. But as … Continue reading

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HTML5 Canvas, 2nd Edition and Dart

Some time ago I picked up HTML5 Canvas, 2nd Edition by Steve Fulton and Jeff Fulton, from O’Reilly. I wanted to learn some Canvas tricks for myself and just get a feel for it (plus I love learning new things!). … Continue reading

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New Dart (and Polymer) Update (0.8.5.1_r28990)

Woo Hoo! A new update for the integrated build! I’ve been waiting for this one to land (normally they occur weekly but this was about 2 weeks after the last one). I won’t detail all the changes in this update, … Continue reading

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Polymer and Route

I’ve seen a number of different requests for examples of how to use the route package with Polymer. As it so happens, I also needed this functionality for one of my own projects. After getting it working for my use case, I decided to write a little mini sample. Continue reading

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Polymer Plunge: Diving In

Not long after completing my previous post, Polymer Plunge, I started running into a few more things to note regarding the web_ui to Polymer transition. Rather than editing the previous post, I decided to try and collect a few more … Continue reading

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Polymer Plunge

Well it’s about time that I took the┬áPolymer Plunge. I have a project in the office that is constantly growing, frequently getting new feature or component requests. This was totally anticipated from the beginning however. As such from the get-go … Continue reading

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