Tag: javascript

QUnit – Tech Learning

This post is part of my tech learning series, where I take a few hours each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. This time I’m back to using JavaScript but instead of using a framework or library to build an application, I decided to try out the testing …

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AngularJS – Weekly Tech Learning

This post is part of my weekly tech learning series, where I take a few hours each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. After last week’s experience with riot.js I decided to experiment with another JavaScript library/framework I’ve been hearing a lot about, AngularJS. Angular bills itself as …

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riot.js, minimal MVP – Weekly Tech Learning

This post is part of my weekly tech learning series, where I take one hour each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. Last week I started my tech learning series back up. I’ve been feeling a bit behind with client-side JavaScript libraries so I’m planning a few around …

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Learning pjax – Tutorial and Screencast

This post is part of my weekly tech learning series, where I take one hour each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. This week I’m back to JavaScript, trying out the pjax library from Chris Wanstrath. pjax 1.0.0 was just released a few days ago and I’ve been …

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Learning (and Failing at) Backbone.js

This post is part of my weekly tech learning series, where I take one hour each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. For this week’s tech learning session I decided to tackle backbone.js. Of all of the technology I’ve been wanting to learn, backbone.js has been the one …

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Learning Node.js

This post is part of my weekly tech learning series, where I take one hour each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. Since I’ve been learning JavaScript libraries the past few weeks (CoffeeScript, Knockout.js), I decided it was time jump over to the server and learn node.js. Setup …

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Learning Knockout.js

This post is part of my weekly tech learning series, where I take one hour each week to try out a piece of technology that I’d like to learn. This week I decided to use my hour to learn a bit more about Knockout.js. Knockout is described as a Model-View-View Model library. MVVM Coming from …

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Tech Learning

Most web developers know that the tech industry moves at an accelerated pace, with hundreds (thousands?) of new technologies to try out that all promise to make our jobs [easier|faster|more efficient|stronger|more shiny]. The problem is time. How do you know which technology is worth your time to learn? Which ones will actually deliver and make …

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