Javascript Framework/Library Reference

Base libraries (animation, dom manipulation, event handling, ajax, utility) jQuery (this library is the most popular base library) Zepto Dojo Prototype MooTools Utility Libraries Underscore Lodash Sizzle Modernizr (feature detection) Yepnope (conditional loader) MVC Frameworks Angular Ember Backbone SproutCore ExtJS Batman Spine Meteor Exoskeleton ActiveJS StapesJS JS MVC View/Data binding frameworks Knockout CanJS React Rivets… Continue reading Javascript Framework/Library Reference

Backbone Apps, Express Apps, Client side unit tests, Korean, Gadgets, Videos

Thanksgiving is coming soon, and these days it does seem like I need a break. What an interesting year it’s been for me. Multiple broken friendships/relationships, lost over $5k in parking fines, lost over $10k in stock options, multiple missed opportunities, a broken wrist, failed drivers test, I could go on. This year has not… Continue reading Backbone Apps, Express Apps, Client side unit tests, Korean, Gadgets, Videos

Proliferation of Javascript libraries and bad start to the year

As a front-end developer, I can’t help but notice all the innovation going on. Especially compared to the backend, I feel that front end technologies these days are developing at quite a rapid pace. In particular, the areas of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. HTML5 HTML5 has of course been the hot technology as of late,… Continue reading Proliferation of Javascript libraries and bad start to the year