Design, maths & framework” avoids tangled React logic and makes your life easier.

The “you really should read” Pure UI and Pure UI Control articles defined an approach to app development which resolves to these 3 words. If their approach to maths is extended slightly to include testing, then we can say these 3 words constitute a comprehensive but simple waterfall development process.

The 3-word app dev process
The 3-word app dev process
The 3-word app dev process as a traditional waterfall

I find this an attractive simplification, in which maths helps developer’s lives become easier, less stressful and less process-dependent.

Design defines the appearance and the core states and transitions. Maths formalises the states and transitions, whilst visually…


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Future proofing yourself is open for everyone. We all have concerns about the future so it’s exciting that there are practical things you can do.

In my introduction to the subject, I set out 6 activities — in no particular order of importance. Learning to be creative is probably the best place to start however. This article is about taking action.

  1. Creativity
  2. Diversification
  3. Take action
  4. The past is done
  5. Recognise hidden bias
  6. Visualise your future self

The future is a strange and uncertain place, which can make anyone anxious. Take ownership of your anxiety and your future — take action.


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Everyone is anxious about the future.

How do I know this and how can you deal with it?

It is the essential human condition. The future is the quintessential “unknown” and anxiety about the unknown is a basic feature of humans.

It also means we all start out in life needing to cope with the future.

We have fears for ourselves, others, the world…

What’s the common thread? I think it is about control. The future is not controlled, is uncertain, so we fear it. …


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Future proofing yourself is open for everyone. We all have concerns about the future so it’s exciting that there are practical things you can do.

In my introduction to the subject, I set out 6 activities — in no particular order of importance. Learning to be creative is probably the best place to start however.

  1. Creativity
  2. Diversification
  3. Take action
  4. The past is done
  5. Recognise hidden bias
  6. Visualise your future self

You are forgiven for thinking that I’m crazy for saying that creativity can be learnt. Looking around it seems that creative is normally something people are born to be. …


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How will you know if you are future-proof? What should you do to find out? Here are 6 ways to take action.

If you don’t want to wait until the future actually arrives, read on!

People view the future in different ways and from different perspectives. Each perspective is unique. One thing is certain though: Change. Do you want to be future-proof?

I could just say: “You are on your own, find your own unique way forward”. But that isn’t very friendly.

What is my point, then? People naturally find groups of common interest and perspective, being circles of friends…

John Kazer

Using technology and communication for a better more human future. Find out more at www.solarfuture.org.uk

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