Most organizations with a web application will inevitably need to make a decision regarding their current front-end framework. I’ve personally been involved with two projects that have come to this crossroads. One of the two applications was written in AngularJS, the other in Backbone.js. In both cases, the organization decided that the best course of […]
ForwardJS was the first developer conference that I ever attended, and it was a pleasure to be able to attend again this year. Forward has been releasing batches of the recorded talks on YouTube, so I thought that I would share a few of my favorite talks from this year’s conference, along with the video […]
At Grio, we love Angular. By my estimation we currently use it for at least half of our front-end web application code. And I in particular have affection for it, so I greeted the recent release of Angular2 with some interest and trepidation. The release was just an event, though. The framework had already been […]
I use Chrome extensions all the time and decided it was time to figure out how to make my own. I found it to be incredibly easy and I’d like to share with you some of the basics, as well as an example of an extension I made. Let’s get started!
For the past year, I’ve been working mainly with AngularJS and before that Ruby on Rails. I’ve never heard of Meteor until a few weeks ago. I am intrigued by the idea of tightly connecting the client and server together in a synergistic manner that allows for fast responsiveness, which is what Meteor is all […]
It is a new year and I can exploit that to write a post proclaiming how something ought to be done in 2015. We can use the new year to discard last year’s practices and mistakes as “the old way” and start fresh from lessons that we’ve learned. The interesting (and also most frustrating) part about […]
D3 is so awesome. The other day a friend showed me Spotify Serendipity project, which used D3, and I was floored by the beauty of how visual data can show so much. A picture is truly worth more than a thousand words.