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

    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. In this article, Jorge Bay shares his insights on areas that cause throughput degradation and tips on how to boost performance.

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

    by Brent Chen Victor Chen on  Dec 17, 2016

    The reactive ideal of the MVC architectural approach was diminished in web applications during the first two decades of the web age. Recent advancements have revitalized the reactive idea of the MVC architecture. In this article, Brent Chen and Victor Chen show how developers can leverage the dWMVC and pWMVC architectural paradigms to create real time reactive application behaviors.

  • Mobile Development Efficiency with NativeScript and Angular

    by TJ VanToll on  Dec 07, 2016 1

    To meet both consumer demand and expectations, companies must develop for both mobile and web. Developing for both platforms is complex, but with the right tools and framework, the process is a little easier. In this article, TJ VanToll shows how to use NativeScript and Angular to develop cross platform apps.

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

Virtual Panel: State of Reactive in JavaScript and Elm

Posted by David Iffland on  Nov 04, 2016

Reactive programming in JavaScript and the web has focused on providing better UI experiences. In this panel we see where Reactive is at and where it's going.

Language-Level Reactivity with Elm

Posted by Richard Feldman on  Oct 24, 2016

Reactive programming is becoming more prevalent in the JavaScript programming world. Richard Feldman shows how the Elm language was made reactive by default. 1

The SAM Pattern: Lessons Learned Building Functional Reactive Front-End Architectures

Posted by Gunar C. Gessner Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Oct 17, 2016

Modern User Experience requires an architecture that is able to continuously “react” to its broader environment. Implementing the SAM pattern has taught us much about how to design such a system.

Polymorphism of MVC-esque Web Architecture: Classification

Posted by Brent Chen on  Sep 15, 2016

In this article, Brent Chen explains the history of the MVC architecture and its different forms in modern applications, both on the client and on the server.

Iterative Prototyping in the Mobile App Development Process

Posted by Cassandra Naji on  Aug 01, 2016

Mobile app development adopted an iterative, rapid development process. Prototypes have a role to play in this agile approach, enabling developers to build, test, iterate rapidly and at lower cost. 1

Intro to knysa: Async-Await Style PhantomJS Scripting

Posted by Bo Zou on  Jul 21, 2016

Knysa is a PhantomJS library that uses async-await style programming to get rid of callback hell. Creator Bo Zou shows how to create your own tests with knysa. 1

HTTP-RPC: A Lightweight Cross-Platform REST Framework

Posted by Greg Brown on  Jul 12, 2016

HTTP-RPC is an open-source framework for creating and accessing cross-platform polyglot RESTful web services using a convenient, RPC-like metaphor, while preserving fundamental REST principles. 3

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