javascript

Be Dangerous: Just Enough JavaScript[1]

The last post, and also the first, in this series was referenced as "0" - a nod to how programming languages generally index items in a list as well as indicating it was something of a prologue. I ended that post by saying this one would focus on: How to…

Be Dangerous: Just Enough JavaScript[0]

What is JavaScript? Years ago, when I was just getting started in the world of computing as a professional (and we'll use that term loosely considering I was just out of college and was trying to escape my own collapsed freelance web design business) - I did my work primarily…

Coding is more like a language than you might think

Recently Florida floated the idea of a bill which allows kids to learn a programming languange in lieu of a foriegn language. Under the auspice, I assume, that they are both languages. Auspices aside, I naturally support the idea since I love coding and am generally fond of children. Vox…

[JS] Plumb.js - a lib for aggregating key/value pairs

Occasionally I work on small pieces of utilitarian code under the auspice of "Laziness is a developer virtue" theory that working longer on a library I can use down the road will definitely save me more time. Then I use it for a single demo and never touch it again…

[SF1] Reveal.js as Lightning Components

A couple weeks back I was at Midwest Dreamin', a great event organized by the regional user and devloper groups. Last year was mostly admin material, but this year they expanded out to developer sessions this year. I had been looking for an excuse to convert some of my existing…