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  • How to Make Different Types of JavaScript Lists? Four Examples with Webix

    by Sergey Laptick on  Mar 19, 2017

    Sergey Laptick shows how to create web components to display data in the form of different types of lists using the Webix UI Library. From simple lists, to advanced, interactive lists, Laptick discusses the core concepts behind Webix lists and how to create your own, customized list implementations.

  • Transcrypt: Anatomy of a Python to JavaScript Compiler

    by Jacques de Hooge on  Mar 08, 2017

    On the web front end, web development is one size fits all: JavaScript. The Transcrypt Python to JavaScript compiler is a relatively new open source project, aiming at executing Python 3.6 at JavaScript speed, with comparable file sizes. In this article, Jacques de Hooge talks about the requirements in building a transpiler and how Transcrypt is built to meet those demands.

  • An Angular Wish List

    by Eamon O'Tuathail on  Feb 18, 2017

    Angular is an excellent, full-featured JavaScript platform, but a stagnant framework is a dead framework. New features enhance functionality and provide new opportunities for developers to build wonderful apps. In this article, Eamon O'Tuathail makes suggestions on how to expand Angular's reach into new, exciting ways.

Getting Components to Communicate in Angular

Posted by Sergio Cruz on  Feb 08, 2017

Components are the building blocks of Angular. When we start breaking components apart into smaller components, we need to make sure they're able to pass data back and forth.

More Than React: Why You Shouldn’t Use ReactJS for Complex Interactive Front-End Projects, Part I

Posted by Yang Bo on  Jan 30, 2017

Yang Bo showcases reasons why React stumbles when used in complicated front-end projects and how his Binding.scala framework improves the experience. 7

An Introduction to Differential Privacy

Posted by Charlie Cabot on  Jan 22, 2017

Differential privacy leapt from research papers to tech news headlines last year when, in the WWDC keynote, Apple VP of Engineering Craig Federighi announced Apple’s use of the concept in iOS. 1

Improve Your Node.js App Throughput One Micro-optimization at a Time

Posted by Jorge Bay on  Jan 16, 2017

To improve the performance of a Node.js application that involves IO, you need to understand how your CPU cycles are spent and what is preventing higher degrees of parallelism in your application.

Creating an HTML UI for Desktop .NET Applications

Posted by Anna Dolbina on  Dec 30, 2016

Developers are looking for ways to employ the richness of the Web UI in desktop apps. The common approach is to embed a browser component to render the HTML UI within the desktop app.

Polymorphism of MVC-esque Web Architecture: Real Time Reactive Fulfillment

Posted by Brent Chen Victor Chen on  Dec 17, 2016

Recent advancements have revitalized the reactive idea of the MVC architecture. In this article, Brent Chen and Victor Chen show how developers can leverage these new technologies.

Mobile Development Efficiency with NativeScript and Angular

Posted by TJ VanToll on  Dec 07, 2016

To meet both consumer demand and expectations, companies must develop for both mobile and web. TJ VanToll shows how to use NativeScript to develop cross platform mobile apps. 1

Using vfsStream to Test File Uploads with Laravel

Posted by Terry Rowland on  Nov 16, 2016

Testing of uploading files can be tricky, but with the right tools and the knowledge of a few tricks, the process can be more efficient and a lot less difficult.

Can Your Company Benefit from a Progressive Web App?

Posted by Mark Pedersen on  Nov 07, 2016

Progressive web apps is a new concept that bridges the gap between websites and mobile apps. They promise offline capabilities as well as improved speed and performance. 1

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