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.
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.
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. This article goes over creating an endpoint to upload a CSV file of users and testing that users in the CSV are displayed in the JSON response, as well as adding validation to ensure CSV files are the types of files being dealt with.
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
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.
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.
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
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 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
Express.js is a popular web server layer built on top of node.js. In this Q&A, author Evan Hahn provides more context on Express and where it's going.