Brian Luft, Developer at Lincoln Loop

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A Full-Stack developer by virtue of 15 years working with various types of companies and technologies; which is another way of saying he has no special skills. With a little sister unwilling to play D&D, he ended up reading a lot of mystery novels as a kid, which qualifies ...
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Using Crossing with React-Router

With the version 1.0 release of react-router, the named Route feature was dropped. In earlier versions, you were able to define each Route with a name parameter: <Route path="/account ...
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Four Libs Good, Two Libs Better

[with apologies to Mr. Orwell] I’ve noticed a subtle shift in how we approach building up new sites over the last couple of years. Our approach to site construction used to ...
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On Fixtures and Factories

We’ve made it a general rule to move away from relying on fixtures in our projects. The main reasons are: Fixtures are fragile. They often break when the schema changes or ...
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Disabling South Migrations

It is often handy to disable (either temporarily or permanently) South migrations for an app. “Disable” in this context means preventing an app’s migrations from being executed so that the app ...
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Resetting Your South Migrations

Why? A common question from South users is how to reset the migrations back to an initial state. The reasons for doing this are often related to the number of migrations growing ...
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