1. October 02, 2015

    It’s been a while since I have posted here, mostly because we are busy building things at Okta. In the past while I have been building our…

  2. January 07, 2013

    I finally got to mess around with PhantomJS and Jasmine, and couldn’t find a resource that gives clear, concise, accurate information…

  3. November 15, 2012

    A while back I wrote a blog post on coupling and the observer pattern. Looking back, I did a pretty poor job describing what it wrong about…

  4. November 11, 2012

    One of the good things about Backbone.js is it doesn’t tell us how to do things. It leaves it for us to decide what are the best practices…

  5. August 17, 2012

    Backbone gives us a very powerful set of tools. It gives us models, views, and routes - all event driven, consistent and beautifully embrace…

  6. June 26, 2012

    RPN (Reverse Polish Notation) is a mathematical notation wherein every operator follows all of its operands, which was designed to reduce…

  7. June 14, 2012

    PubSub (or the observer pattern) is obviously the hottest pattern in client side development, and I would like to take a shot at trying to…

  8. May 07, 2012

    I ran across PEP 20 — The Zen of Python by Tim Peters, and figured very little needs to be changed to make it a valid javascript zen…

  9. April 18, 2012

    I ran into an old post by Philipp Lenssen on how good programmers are lazy and dumb. I totally agree with the title and most of the content…

  10. April 01, 2012

    I ran into this old post by Jeff Atwood, that makes a good point. Reinventing the wheel is most probably the best way to learn about “wheels…

  11. February 23, 2012

    Lets say you have a Backbone.js based messaging system on your application, and you want to stay synced with the server so you could alert…

  12. February 12, 2012

    I’m working on a project that includes writing a client for a fairly sophisticated RESTful API. To get some better understanding of both…

  13. February 10, 2012

    For a quick assignment I was asked to write the following program: In the language of your choosing build an application that, given an…

  14. February 06, 2012

    I am working on a backbone based search page, and was trying to figure out what would be a simple way to have both a state model and a URI…

  15. February 04, 2012

    A simple yet powerful way to create backbone model calculated fields or “macros” For one of our applications, we needed a way to store…

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