These days with the latest new technologies applied to apps we want everything faster, accessible and lightweight. To accomplish these goals, companies find that the developers do their job with tools that require low effort and can be used in many pl
The Shadow DOM is a way to create elements that are not affected by the same attributes and properties as those in the Light DOM. The Shadow DOM provides true scope encapsulation; your element's CSS and JS are scoped to it alone! Think of the Shadow DOM as a lightweight version of an iframe.
All of us will encounter legacy code, and most of us will ‘inherit’ code to maintain. In our first post on legacy code, we talked about getting the things you need to start working on a project. In this post, we will talk about how you can eval
All of us will encounter legacy code, and most of us will ‘inherit’ code to maintain. Even on the freshest of projects 99 % of the time you will encounter some ‘baggage’ code that we will have to maintain. This is especially true as a contractor f
The AJAX paradigm really launched the web into primetime some 10+ years ago, but now its almost expected. Now it’s a ubiquitous part of the web landscape. Most web apps now resemble an ‘app’ in regards to their UX and users ‘expect’ con
Components instead of Controllers
While Components have been around in some shape or form around the web, Angular 2 is based around these amazingly flexible elements.
Components in AngularJS 2 will entirely replace controllers. In fact, they will also
As I’m sure you know if you are reading this, the AngularJS team is planning for a major version release “very soon” that will include some major paradigm shifts. A lot of the things you learned while teaching yourself AngularJS 1.x will just not be
It was a pleasure speaking at the WAPRO event by Uncoded earlier this month. I got to speak about API first architectures and open source mash ups with Erdiko.API first is a technology paradigm for building apps that is emerging as an excellent way to
jQuery getSelector Plugin
We wrote a real simple jQuery plugin to return the CSS selector for a jQuery object: jquery.getSelector.js
Why? Because sometimes you just need the selector as a string to store in a database to use it later.
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