AngularJS UI-Router – Example

This is the second post of a series of 3, presenting AngularJS UI-Router library: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Components AngularJS UI-Router – Example           Example After having seen an introduction to the library and the main components which compose the AngularJS UI-Router, in this post we will develop a simple example to see how we ...

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Release your libs like a pro

Automate, automate, automate. That’s what ultimately is our job, right? We automate the tedious processes of our end-users. So why don’t we do it for ourselves as well? This guide quickly illustrates how to setup fully automated releases to Bower and NPM. And they’re even automatically semantic versioned. Bower, NPM, semantic versioning?? Sounds strange? Check out my article Node, Grunt, ...

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Logfmt: A Log Format That’s Easy To Read and Write

You don’t need to be a logging expert to know that when it comes to logging in applications, there’s a wide variety of options to choose from. There’s the Common Log Format, the Combined Log Format, and Nginx’s log format; and on and on the list goes. But are any of these really the right choice? Honestly, what’s right and ...

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jQuery Serialize Example

In this example, we’ll talk about serialize(), a popular method of jQuery. The serialize() method serializes a set of input elements into a string of data. It creates a URL encoded text string by serializing form values. You can select one or more form elements (like input and/or text area), or the form element itself. The serialized values can be ...

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How to maintain the habit to learn coding skills

Managing to find time to improve your coding skills is hard with all the other obligations you have to keep up with. You don’t want to burn out: you need to maintain a social life, spend time with your family and have time for a few hobbies away from the computer and get some exercise in. When you do get ...

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jQuery noConflict Example

The aim of this example is to present you with an important method of jQuery, the noConflict() method. As you already know, jQuery uses the $ sign as a shortcut for jQuery. There are many other popular JavaScript frameworks like: Angular, Backbone, Ember, Knockout, and more. What if other JavaScript frameworks also use the $ sign as a shortcut? If ...

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Starting your own web development business

So you think you have finally arrived! You have “mastered” a handful of technologies that allow you to create a website solution from a full stack standpoint. You have experience setting up a database, experience in some language or a couple options, and you know your way around CSS well enough to make a shiny looking product. So then the ...

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jQuery preventDefault Example

In this example we are going through a rather useful jQuery method called .preventDefault(). Sometimes you have a hyperlink that needs to be a hyperlink but you don’t want it to process and open the link but only call a javascript function say. Fortunately there is a function in jQuery to stop the hyperlink action. The preventDefault() method cancels the ...

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