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Archived Since:September 16, 2009

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React by Nick Raienko | ZEEF

List of resources for ReactJS React by Nick Raienko | ZEEF Original Article: React by Nick Raienko | ZEEF Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

What the Flux?! Let’s Redux. | &yet Blog

Redux is a state management pattern for React (or any view layer, really), which uses a single-store pattern, and lightweight object immutability for fast view updates. What the Flux?! Let’s Redux. | &yet Blog Original Article: What the Flux?! Let’s Redux. | &yet Blog Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Getting started with ECMAScript 6

An introduction to some of the new JavaScript features in ES6 (now called ES2015), with code examples comparing common ES5 patterns to the new ES6 equivalents. Getting started with ECMAScript 6 Original Article: Getting started with ECMAScript 6 Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Free Stock Photos – Search 24 Sites With Stock Up

Stock Up aggregates several free stock photography sites into one search engine. Free Stock Photos – Search 24 Sites With Stock Up Original Article: Free Stock Photos – Search 24 Sites With Stock Up Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

LoopBack: A Powerful Node API Framework | Toptal

A walkthrough tutorial for creating a REST API service using the LoopBack framework. LoopBack: A Powerful Node API Framework | Toptal Original Article: LoopBack: A Powerful Node API Framework | Toptal Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

LoopBack

LoopBack is a framework for building REST APIs. From StrongLoop, the folks that brought us the express framework. LoopBack Original Article: LoopBack Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world dominatio...

ios – how to get Distance of Object from iPhone camera using image Exif meta data? – Stack Overflow

With a few facts about your camera’s sensor, if you know the size of an object in your photo, you can calculate how far it was from the camera when the photo was taken. ios – how to get Distance of Object from iPhone camera using image...Show More Summary

A Rant

Once upon a time, before the Facebooks and Twitters and Reddits and MySpaces, there was Usenet. And on Usenet, flaming and trolling was an art form. It wasn’t just a bunch of angry, shocking, monkeys on keyboards. Trolls were subtle....Show More Summary

React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough jQuery To Get By · React for Designers

A good beginner ReactJS tutorial for entry-level programmers who aren’t already experts with JavaScript. React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough jQuery To Get By · React for Designers Original Article: React.js Introduction...Show More Summary

Performance Calendar » React’s diff algorithm

An overview of how ReactJS uses its virtual DOM, diffing, and event delegation to achieve its performance. Performance Calendar » React’s diff algorithm Original Article: Performance Calendar » React’s diff algorithm Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

CSS Image Replacement Museum

A historical retrospective of various CSS text/image replacement techniques, with notes about the pros and cons of each. CSS Image Replacement Museum Original Article: CSS Image Replacement Museum Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

most.js: Monadic Reactive Streams

Yet another library bringing functional programming concepts to JavaScript. The most.js library lets you handle events like a stream, allows you to compose streams, etc. most.js: Monadic Reactive Streams Original Article: most.js: Monadic Reactive Streams Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Paul Ford: What is Code? | Bloomberg

Paul Ford lays out a thoughtful article/interactive experience trying to explain to the layperson, “what is code?”. It also delves a little into management of software development via a fictional (I hope) project. It’s long, but I encourage folks to set aside some time and go through it, whether or not you know anything about computer programming. Show More Summary

Writing a Non-blocking JavaScript Quicksort – Jimmy Breck-McKye

Implementing a non-blocking quicksort in JavaScript to avoid sorts that run too long, freezing the browser (particularly in IE8). Also: browser timer resolution is only 4ms (or more)? That’s forever in CPU time! Writing a Non-blocking...Show More Summary

Bourbon Neat

“Neat is a semantic grid framework built on top of Sass and Bourbon. It is simple enough to get you up and running in minutes, and powerful enough to handle any responsive layout you can dream of.” Bourbon Neat Original Article: Bourbon Neat Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Bourbon – A Lightweight Sass Tool Set

A library of sass mixins to simplify CSS. Bourbon – A Lightweight Sass Tool Set Original Article: Bourbon – A Lightweight Sass Tool Set Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Project Triangle

Developers are familiar with the project triangle adage, “Fast, Cheap, Good: Pick any two.” Of course, the converse from the client side often seems to be, “Budget, Time, Sanity: Pick one. Maybe.”   Original Article: Project Triangle Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

We have a problem with promises

I have a loose grasp on Promises in JavaScript — I can use them for many simple use-cases. I need to spend some time reading this article over and over, and using them more in real-world code until I grok them. We have a problem with promises Original Article: We have a problem with promises Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Clearing up a hazy headlight

I recently used the 3M Lens Renewal System to clean up a foggy, hazy headlight on our van. Continue reading ? Original Article: Clearing up a hazy headlight Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Entity Code – A Clear and Quick Reference to HTML Entities Codes

Great quickref site for finding entity codes of common symbols (copyright, trademark, euro, etc.) Entity Code – A Clear and Quick Reference to HTML Entities Codes Original Article: Entity Code – A Clear and Quick Reference to HTML Entities Codes Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

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