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The Importance of Javascript Promises

by Lynn Walker


Posted on December 14, 2013 at 9:13 PM



In web application development, javascript is the defacto language for client-side interactivity, it is the “j” in AJAX, and thanks to node.js, is a serious tool for server-side development. With javascript’s use in asynchronous and event driven programming the callback pattern is heavily leveraged, often resulting in code that grows unwieldy as an application becomes more complex. The promise pattern provides an efficient alternative to the callback, often resulting in a cleaner and more understandable code design.

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FaceBook - how embarrassing

by Lynn Walker


Posted on December 4, 2013 at 6:59 PM



I’m not a fan. Mr. Zuckerberg is in desperate need of intelligent advice, to counter the negative karma created by his sophomoric prank on the world and his uncontrolled greed. Still, he has allegedly built one of the world’s most brilliant websites, with some of the best programming talent available.

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Bootstrap to the Max

by Lynn Walker


Posted on August 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM



If you have not yet understood the need for creating responsive websites, I’d recommend beginning your research with that thought in mind, or wait a few years until this fact becomes unavoidably obvious.

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Node.js is great, but consider Q'ing the promises

by Lynn Walker


Posted on September 18, 2013 at 6:07 PM



It is important to recognize the limitations of node.js.

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Edge.js & node.js create interesting choices for application designers

by Lynn Walker


Posted on July 31, 2013 at 1:31 PM



I've watched the development of node's (node.js) influence over the past three years, using it myself for XMPP chat rooms and messaging, email notifications and other assorted tasks.

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