This is the last part of three-series tutorial. We are going to build a full-stack Todo App using the MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS and NodeJS).
This tutorial is meant to be as clear as possible while at the same time teach you how to connect AngularJS with back-end servers in Node.Js, Express.js and databases such as MongoDB, also known as the MEAN stack. Let’s start with angularJS!
Have you ever wonder how the companies that offer free services make money? Such as Instagram, Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Maps, so on… or if it is even profitable to keep free users using their services. We would go through several revenue models and hopefully, it will throw you some light next time you decide to roll your own startup.
I got excited about the idea of having a Raspberry Pi. It is in essence one of the smallest complete computer that you can get for $35 bucks! Ok, after I got one I had to do something useful with it… So I make it a Airplay receiver to play music remotely from any of my apple devices!
After being developing software for a while, I realized that there is a couple of ways to become better at it. One it’s through your experience: writing code, working on projects, getting hands dirty… Other one it’s learning algorithms and design patterns. In other words through leveraging the experience of other computer scientists. Learning to use algorithms efficiently can instantly add to you the equivalent of 10 years of experience or more. Let’s get started and add new tools to our arsenal!
This tutorial is about BackboneJS Routes.
In tutorial we are going to continue learning about BackboneJS: CRUD.
This tutorial builts on top of the first part and continue with BacboneJS’s Models, Collections and Views.
Notice that BackboneJS is not a framework but a library. The difference is who is in control. Using a library YOU are in control, but using a framework there is an inversion of control: the framework calls you. Libraries give you a lot of flexibility, while frameworks has opinionated ways of doing things but can save you writing boiler plate code. Follow my AngularJS tutorial series for a framework solution.
Instagram is a very nice iPhone App. It allows you to give effects to your photos easily. Additionally, it’s blazing fast to upload your photos, and share them in other social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and/or Foursquare.
This app went from 0 to 12 million users in just 12 months! And today 30+ million users in less than 2 years. Go through the slideshows bellow and you can see why. This app has some design features that that improves a lot the user experience. One of them, it’s responding to the user actions instantly even though the task is still performing in the background…
This post is a guide on how to extract your blog posts information from Drupal 7 to other systems. And also automatically create a redirect files from the old blog to the new one. In this case, I migrated to Jerkyll/Octopress blog but from the data extracted in with my script you can migrate any other blog system. Hopefully, this will save you a lot of time if you need to do the same task. If you run into troubles go to last section of the post it has some suggestions.
I wanted to add AJAX to Spring MVC application. So, I did what most us do, go through the documentation or blog of the Spring Source. But, after playing around I didn’t get it to work properly so here are some details that might save you some time.
When you are coding in a team enviroment it's good to have the subversion properties in your files, that way any other developer can see quickly who made the last changes and when.
You can add the following lines at the bottom of your code: