When Learning, Attitude and Approach Matter

As programmers, one of the most important skills to have is being able to learn quickly. It doesn’t matter that you know frameworks X and Y, or languages Foo and Bar. what’s hot and what’s not will change several times throughout our career, but the skill to learn new abilities will always be in demand.

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Containers and Components in Angular 1

In this post, I want to explore a different approach to writing directives in Angular 1. As we know, building applications in Angular 2 is going to be different from what we’re used to in Angular 1. For example, ng-controller will be gone, and components will be the building blocks of applications.

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Avoiding Composability Issues With Angular 1 Directives

In Angular 1, directives are a way for developers to extend HTML. This means introducing new behaviours to the DOM via custom tags or attributes. You can change what a directive matches by using the restrict option. By default it is set to 'EA', meaning it works on elements (tags) and attributes.

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On Flux Stores and Actions

There’s been a lot of discussion on what Flux is, the different variations, and how the pattern can be improved upon. I’ve even blogged about Flux here on this blog!

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What the Flux? (On Flux, DDD, and CQRS)

Flux is an application architecture designed by Facebook for their JavaScript applications. It was first introduced by Facebook in May 2014, and it has since garnered much interest in the JavaScript community.

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JavaScript Function Redux (+ ES6!)

JavaScript functions can be confusing sometimes. There are many ways to define them and many ways to invoke them. Throw in this, and things really starts to get fun.

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i18n with tagged template strings in ECMAScript 6

One of the new features coming to ECMAScript 6 (ES6), the next version of JavaScript standards, is the template string. The simplest use cases for template strings are creating multiline strings, and doing string interpolation.

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