$parse

What the jebus is this:

$parse(states[i].data.lorryDriverStatus)(model)

It says,

treat the value of ‘states[i].data.lorryDriverStatus‘ as a function and pass it ‘model‘ as a paramter.

Angular, continually making me believe its a pile of steaming shite.

ipconfig, ping and other command / cmd line commands not working

This video helpfully explained that if the command window was opened as an administrator, the commands would work. The fix was to add a ‘Path’ environment variable with the following value: ‘C:\Windows\System32’