Category Archives: javascript

Huh.js – Grunt

Grunt.js- the Javascript Task Runner Why use a task runner? In one word: automation. The less work you have to do when performing repetitive tasks like minification, compilation, unit testing, linting, etc, the easier your job becomes. After you’ve configured … Continue reading

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How Does Require.js Work?

RequireJS is a JavaScript file and module loader. It is optimized for in-browser use, but it can be used in other JavaScript environments, like Rhino andNode. Using a modular script loader like RequireJS will improve the speed and quality of … Continue reading

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Huh.js – Underscore

What is “underscore” js? It is a utility-belt library with a functional programming design. What kind of utilities? each, find, where, filter, pluck, all sorts of array functions When would I use it? When you have complicated front-end code (that … Continue reading

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Hibernation Testation

I think I’ve finally got my Hibernate worries under control.  All unit tests are now passing, including some new ones that pick at the complicated EntitySave things. God Bless Little Fuzzy Ducklings, Babies and Unit Testing! Jasmine Jasmine is an … Continue reading

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My First Angular App.

Started my first production app to use Angular. It’s a pesky little app that just needs simple CRUD.  Perfect specimen. I used John Whish’s slides from SOTR13 as example code, and some of Ben Nadel’s Angular blog posts, but he’s … Continue reading

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jQuery DataTables

I had plans to dive into ExtJS 4, but then I remembered that ExtJS isn’t free.  I’d be covered if I used the version 3 that comes with CF9, but not version 4.  Pooey. When I realized this, I decided … Continue reading

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JS Snippet: isNumeric()

@kriskorsmo just tweeted this:

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