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Easier Angular Directives with SweetJS

Easier Angular Directives with SweetJS

By Vittorio Zaccaria I’ll admit that AngularJS directives have always been a bit tough for me. Maybe because I am getting old – what do I know? The fact is that I’ve always struggled to understand and memorize its cryptic documentation. Besides, whenever I deal with Angular objects, I inevitably end up writing code that […]


MEAN Stack – A Quick Start Guide

By Mathew Carella The MEAN stack has been getting a lot of publicity lately. In case you haven’t heard about it yet, MEAN stands for MongoDB, Express, Node.js and AngularJS. This article is intended to serve as a quick guide to help you get started developing with the MEAN stack. We won’t go into great […]


Organizing Your CSS Code for Preprocessors

By Tim Severien CSS preprocessors are probably one of the most useful things we have right now in front-end tooling. Whether you pick Sass, LESS or any other preprocessor, they’re great because they add so many features CSS never had. But I’m not trying to convince you use preprocessors, I assume you already do. Instead, […]


ECMAScript 6: Jump in, the water is warm!

By R. Mark Volkmann The JavaScript language is defined by the ECMAScript specification, also known as ECMA-262. ECMAScript 6 (ES6) defines the next version of JavaScript. ECMA Technical Committee 39 (TC39) has a goal to complete the ES6 specification by the end of 2014. The current draft state of the specification can be viewed at harmony: […]


Improving Browser Detection

By Ryan Morr Despite the progress client-side scripting has made over the last decade or so, it seems that some bad practices are poised to never die. With the medium transitioning into a more mobile-centric world in recent years, an influx in bugs has many developers turning back to browser detection for a solution. History […]


The Basics of Express Routes

By Dhananjay Kumar Recently I started learning how to build web applications using Node.js and the popular Express framework. In doing so, I realized that one of the most vital concepts in Express is routes. In this article I will share the basics of understanding routes in Express. If you are just starting with Express […]