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John Cook07/02/14
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Classical programming

It would be interesting to see a classical approach to teaching programming. The goal would be to write code that is testable, maintainable, and even occasionally eloquent.

Sagar H Ganatra07/01/14
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AngularJS: Resolving data services before instantiating the Controller and Template

Look at a scenario where you are using a Search service to get a collection of objects that contain the search string. You can specify the route which will display the search results.

Luis Aguilar07/01/14
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CSS3 Pseudo-headache

Since what I wanted to do was merely style-related, I thought of only using CSS for it. After all, how hard could it be!? RIGHT!?

Ravi Kiran06/30/14
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Using Promises in Node.js Apps

To separate logic of accessing data from the routes, we create separate modules to handle the task of data access. When I started learning Node.js, a common pattern that I saw in some samples to separate the data access logic from routing was as follows:

Swizec Teller06/27/14
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My New Favourite JavaScript Trick

Using returns and callbacks in the same function. Sounds like crazy talk I know, but hear me out, I have good reason. I think.

Ricky Yim06/26/14
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Baby steps with Protractor and AngularJS

Protractor is an emerging E2E (end to end) testing framework in the AngularJS world. This article shows you how to run your very first test in Protractor.

Alec Noller06/25/14
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Dev of the Week: Mike Driscoll

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Mike Driscoll, Python programmer, author, and founder of the Python user group in Iowa.

Luis Aguilar06/25/14
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Wishing For A Lazier Underscore

Sometimes the day of a developer gets awfully complicated. One of my less favorite moments are those when you have used a library for most of your project and then you realize you need things from it it was not designed to do.

Tousif Khan06/25/14
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Ext JS 4 CRUD example

While writing my Spring-Hibernate Integration post I realize that we (as java developers) have so many frameworks available which can make life easy by rapidly developing so many common things using frameworks. ExtJS is the most advanced among those client side UI frameworks.

Matt Butcher06/24/14
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The Best Keyboard Hack Ever

There's a key on my keyboard that I have spent most of my typing career learning not to press. Right next to A and right above Shift, it seems impossible to avoid. It MAKES ME SOUND ANGRY when I'm not.

Henrik Warne06/23/14
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Switching from Java to Python: First Impressions

Three months ago I changed jobs, and in the process switched from Java to Python. Here are the differences that have stood out for me since making the switch. I am not a Java-programmer, or a Python-programmer. I am a programmer, period. There are differences, but Python and Java have more in common than what sets them apart.

Chase Seibert06/23/14
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Debugging an IE7 browser crash (manual git bisect)

Every once in a while, you have to put in a heroic effort to diagnose a bug. When you finally figure it out, you want to run around the office singing “We are the champions”, even if it turns out to be a trivial issue. Because that doesn’t mean it took a trivial amount of effort.

Mihai Dinca - P...06/21/14
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NextCharts: Playing with Widgets

Some months ago the first version of open source HTML5 NextCharts was released. You can read this article here. In the second release of the NextCharts project, it was time to add some simple widgets like alarm, indicator and display.

Aleksey Novik06/20/14
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Javascript for Java Developers

This post will go over the Javascript language from the point of view of a Java developer, focusing on the differences between the two languages and the frequent pain points

Raymond Camden06/20/14
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ColdFusion UI The Right Way: HTML version

Back when Adam Cameron and I launched the ColdFusion UI - The Right Way project, I mentioned that initially we would accept submissions from the community to build out the content before releasing an actual readable version. Earlier this week I got off my rear and actually built a process to make this happen.

Luis Aguilar06/19/14
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Why is Node.js so Popular?

Basically EVERYONE is talking about it right now. But, really, why has it become so popular all of a sudden? Sounds like yet another web technology like any other else, right? Well, in a nutshell... (continue reading)

Luis Aguilar06/18/14
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How to Declare Modules in Node.js

One of those aspects of Node.js that took me a while to fully understand initially is how to properly declare modules.

Biju Kunjummen06/16/14
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Thymeleaf: fragments and angularjs router partial views

One more of the many cool features of thymeleaf is the ability to render fragments of templates - I have found this to be an especially useful feature to use with AngularJs.

Venkatt Guhesan06/13/14
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Getting started with vertx, an alternative to node.js

The VertX solution is built upon (and requires) a JDK/JRE under the skin. But then because Java supports other languages under its skin, you can leverage the benefits of languages such as JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Ruby, Python, Groovy or Java.

Raymond Camden06/13/14
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Browser slowdown? SVN failing? Read this.

For a few months now, I've experienced an odd issue with Chrome. I'd go to a URL and get nothing but a white screen while something tried to load.

Sapna Group06/12/14
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Tizen phone is here

Samsung has introduced its first smartphone built around the Tizen operating system. Tizen apps are created using HTML5, potentially opening up the platform to a wide range of web and interactive designers and developers.

Venkatt Guhesan06/10/14
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Grails: Adding JavaScript to bottom of page

In Grails using the templating (Sitemesh) if you were to include per-page JavaScript resources then it shows up much earlier in the layout content as part of the \

Tom Brander06/07/14
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Python for Finance

This book is aimed at Finance professionals and/or students with an interest in options trading and portfolio composition and evaluation.

Paul Underwood06/06/14
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Checking Media Queries With jQuery

The best way of changing your display depending on screen size is to use media queries to find out the size viewport of the screen and allowing you to change the design depending on what screen size is on.

Aleksey Novik06/06/14
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Really Understanding Javascript Closures

This post will explain in a simple way how Javascript Closures work.