Hi, I’m Henrik Joreteg

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Why I switched to Android after 7 years of iOS

Monday of last week I was all excited. I had just gotten the green light to start prototyping a new Progressive Web App for a client I've been working with.

I pulled out an older Android phone that I keep around for development. Then I also got my sleek, new, shiny iPhone 6s out of my pocket, with its smooth curves and speedy OS. But as I looked at my iPhone I was kind of bummed out.

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The viability of JS frameworks on mobile

Whether I like it or not, not everyone using my web apps will be running iOS 9 on an iPhone 6S or a Nexus 6P and connecting via super-speedy wifi.

The reality is often anything but that. 3G connections and older hardware is often the norm. Google reports that there are 1.4 billion active Android users. Many of them, will no doubt, be running less-than-top-of-the-line hardware.

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Reactive Programming

The term “reactive programming” may sound a bit cryptic, but if you’ve ever used a spreadsheet, you’re already quite familiar with the concept.

When you’re simply viewing a spreadsheet, each cell isn’t necessarily showing you what was actually typed into the cell. Sure, some cells may contain simple values, but others actually contain formulas.

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The next adventure awaits

It’s official, next Monday (Aug 24, 2015) my five and a half year tenure at &yet is over (Gulp!).

What’s wrong? What happened?!

Nothing. Seriously. It’s just been five and a half years and it feels like its time for new adventures.

Things are and will continue to be great at &yet, with lots of interesting clients, lots of cool stuff coming up and I will always highly recommend them as a consulting company.

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a tech industry conversation

What follows is an actual SMS conversation I had this evening with Marc Grabanski (with only a few minor edits).

Marc

Now we can finally write GWT natively and get the performance

Henrik

Greater Web Together™. It’s finally living up to its name.

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