Posts Categorized: JavaScript

I’ve Turned into a Hipster

After playing around with CoffeeScript, I find it is too good not to use. So now I am a CoffeeScript coder. Does this mean I’m a hipster? How embarrassing.

NodeJS: Experiments with Middle End Part 3

Note: This is the last in a series of posts describing my experiments with constructing a Middle End. In Part 1, we discussed the concept of the middle end and its advantages. In Part 2, we constructed a very simple example. In this post, we’re going to make that example slightly more complex by introducing… Read more »

NodeJS: Experiments with Middle End Part 2

Note: This is the second in a series of posts describing my experiments with constructing a Middle End. In Part 1, we discussed the concept of the middle end and its advantages. In my previous post, I talked about Kyle Simpson’s concept of a Middle End—a layer between the front end and back end. Today,… Read more »

NodeJS: Experiments with Middle End Part 1

Back in October last year (2010) a bunch of us fled Berlin and made for Warsaw. Not just for the Vodka you understand, but more specifically for the Front-Trends conference. One of the talks was discussing the concept of the Middle End, by Kyle Simpson. This really made an impression on me, and I think… Read more »

Note to self: Node Deployment

This is really a note to me as since Delicious has “jumped the shark” I don’t really know where else to put it. I’ve been researching automated deployment of NodeJS applications, and found this excellent blog post to help me out: Deploying Node.JS Apps, by Ben Gourley. Plus this question on stack overflow on nginx… Read more »

JSConf.eu Tomorrow = Huzzah!

This is just a quick post as I’m off to bed for an early night’s sleep. JSConf EU is tomorrow and am one of the lucky few who have in their posession a “golden ticket” to attend. It’s  a jam-packed event starting at an unaturally early 8am! Do they know this is Berlin?! You can’t… Read more »

NodeJS Tutorial – Part 2, Routing

Note: This is the second part of my NodeJS tutorial. You may want to go back to the first part of this tutorial if you haven’t already read it. In the first part of this tutorial we looked at reading a document from CouchDB and keeping our markup separate from our code using Haml templates. We… Read more »