Increase MongoDB Result Size

Sick of getting the Type "it" for more response from a MongoDB query after just a few results? The fix is very easy. Unfortunately, remembering the fix is impossible. It's also surprisingly hard to find this answer. I'm putting it here so I can find it again. DBQuery.shellBatchSize = 5000…

Cordova Contacts Plugin with Ionic Framework

A few days ago, Raymond Camden posted an article about using the pickContact feature in the updated Cordova contacts plugin. I dabbled with it but ran into some problems. Unfortunately, those problems were my own. Today, I've finally gotten around to trying this out with a sample Ionic Framework app…

Using SSH Port Forwarding to Access Object Rocket MongoDB Remotely

The Kids In Touch app is powered by a MongoDB database. My db is hosted by ObjectRocket. ObjectRocket has some great features for scaling dbs. It is designed to be able to shard on the fly. It's also got some great security features like Access Control Lists (ACL). With the…

GapDebug Now in Public Beta

Yesterday, Genuitec made their GapDebug tool open to the public for beta testing. Here are the release notes. I've only dabbled with the update for a short while. First off, GapDebug seems more stable. Over the last few weeks, I've encountered slow responses when trying to inspect or edit the…

Responsive Columns in an Ionic List

Today, Gerred Dillon posted an excellent article on the built-in Grid system in the Ionic Framework. This prompted me to post about a solution I had to come up with recently for a completely unknown list of fields. The app get's a list of data and columns to display. The…

Beta Testing GapDebug

Today, I got the opportunity to start testing the new GapDebug from Genuitec. I've just dabbled with it a bit; so, I'm just going to post some initial info about my first impressions. As I use it more, I'll do another post if warranted. First, I'll cover installation and setup…