Tag: tech learning

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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Go – 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 week I decided to try something completely new and spend some time with Go. Go is a programming language that has seen some success in …

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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 Redis

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. Make sure to read to the end, where I have a screencast overview of the final application. This week I decided to learn a bit more …

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Learning EventMachine

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 try out EventMachine: a fast, simple event-processing library for Ruby. I have to say, I was pretty impressed. Both by its …

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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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Learning CoffeeScript (with a dash of 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. Today I decided to start my tech learning with CoffeeScript. CoffeeScript is “a little language that compiles into JavaScript” and has been really popular over the …

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