Monthly Archives: November 2015

Choosing a Front End Framework: Angular vs. Ember vs. React

angular 2.0As front end engineers, we live in exciting times. The big three of Front End Frameworks are all approaching or have had major new releases. Ember released 2.0 less than two months ago by making it a stealthily easy upgrade from its previous version. Just a couple weeks ago React released 0.14, a major step on its march to 1.0. AngularConnect, a conference in London later this week, will likely shine light on Angular 2’s timeline. Continue reading

12 Rules for Professional JavaScript in 2015

proffesional-javascriptJavaScript is hard. It moves so fast that it’s often unclear whether you’re “doing it wrong” at any given moment. Some days it feels like the bad parts outweigh the good parts. Yet there’s no point in fighting it. JavaScript is eating the world. So we might as well do it right. Continue reading

11 of the Best Responsive AngularJS Templates

responsive-featured-imageIn this age of web development, responsiveness is a key factor when designing web applications. Most AngularJS themes available online are fully responsive and work on both desktop and mobile devices. They not only look great, they look great on any device or web browser.

Today, we have compiled a list of some of the best responsive app templates that can be used for AngularJS development. Many of these are multipurpose dashboard templates that have a wide variety of uses. Continue reading

Building apps with Firebase and Angular 2

Firebase and Angular 2Firebase is a powerful platform for building mobile and web applications. Use Firebase to store and sync data instantly, authenticate users, and easily deploy your web app. In this talk, you’ll learn how you can use Firebase to add a backend to your Angular app in minutes. Sara will demonstrate how to get started with Firebase and Angular 2. At the end she’ll risk it all by live coding and deploying an app with Firebase and Angular! Continue reading

What is the difference between responsive vs. adaptive web design?

adaptive-vs-responsive-web-designRyan Boudreaux clears up some of the confusion about what is meant by responsive vs. adaptive web design. While similar in their goal, the approaches are different.

One of the hottest issues in web developer circles this year is accessibility of websites on various devices other than the standard desktop or laptop screens. While the subject is not new, it has taken on a relatively new approach with respect to how to deal with the opportunities ahead. Continue reading