Lessons Unlearned

Blog by Nils Mehlhorn

Nils Mehlhorn

This is a space where I'll explore any topic I just can't keep my mouth shut about. I'm mostly doing web development, but here we'll wander off into any direction that seems interesting.

Enjoy the ride!

ngForReal: Indicating loading the right way

January 30, 2019

web developmentfrontendangular

Its a common desire: having something rotate or fly around to entertain the user while the moderately performing backend fishes data from god knows where. Though it seems easy to borrow a spinner from CodePen and display it while you make the… more


Finding harmony between refactoring and implementation

January 07, 2019

architectureoop

I saw this inspiring music video and it gave me the idea for a little exercise. I often struggle between getting things done and finding the perfect abstraction . Some code is already written and now you need to add a certain functionality coming… more


Everything looks better with an image

December 22, 2018

web developmentfrontend

Did you ever play around with the latest UI framework's components but nothing you came up with was quite satisfying? The specs gave you half the story for the use-case you're supposed to implement and money for a designer was already spent on… more