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Oct 13 2013

AngularJS Training

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Over at work, we’re re-launching a line of business from some years ago: training. Specifically, an Angular “Boot Camp” course to help developers become productive in some powerful but daunting tool. Why? Because we think AngularJS (and its competitors like Ember) are an important step forward in how complex “single-page” web applications are constructed. The […]

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Oct 02 2012

Our Interns Built a Mobile Web App, Here is Their Story

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This summer, we hired three interns to build a mobile web application and learn a bunch in the process. Here is their story, in video form: If you don’t have Flash installed (and thus don’t see the video above), you can try this direct link to the video. It plays well on most platforms (including […]

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Jun 23 2010

Write your whole stack in JavaScript with Node.JS

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Node is a combination of Google’s V8 JavaScript implementation, and various plumbing and libraries. The result is an unusual and clever server programming platform. Node is in a fairly early development phase, and already has a remarkably active community: ~9000 mailing list messages (as of June 2010) and many dozens of projects and libraries. I’ve […]

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May 03 2007

Excellent JavaScript talk from Yahoo

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Over at Yahoo Video you can watch an excellent talk by Doug Crockford on JavaScript (part 1). (part 2, part 3, part 4) This is likely the best introduction to JavaScript I have seen, and worthwhile even if you’ve been using JS for years. Why does JavaScript matter? 1) It is ubiquitous now (in nearly […]

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Nov 10 2006

Java Scripting Talk – Code, Notes, and Audio

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Last night (9 Nov 2006) at the St. Louis Java User Group, I gave a talk on “Scripting Your Java Application”. As I mentioned, there were no slides, but rather a handout, the text of which is pasted below. You can download the handout (a tight, one page PDF), the code, audio of the talk […]

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Nov 05 2006

Java Scripting talk, Nov. 9 at the St. Louis Java User Group

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This Thursday, I will give a talk at the St. Louis Java User Group on “Scripting your Java Application”, Thursday Nov. 9. Here is the blurb: First, this talk will show how to plug in scripting capability to your application, using common scripting mechanisms, including those from the scripting related JSRs (223, 274, etc), and […]

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