Choosing a JavaScript Framework


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JavaScript frameworks are of course all the rage right now. When starting a new web-based project, one of the first questions asked is often – which JavaScript framework should I use? Probably the four most popular choices at present are … Read more

Understanding Node.js


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I have never worked with Node.js, and prior to this week had never gotten around to exploring it at all. I have however been aware for a long time that it is something that I should know more about. Therefore, … Read more

A JavaScript Betting Calculator


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I am far from a big gambler, and am well aware of how harmful a habit gambling can be. Nevertheless last year I accepted an invitation to join a small betting syndicate by some close friends. Basically we each … Read more

From SQL to Linq


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This week I decided that I wanted to know how to write queries in Linq. I am not talking about the Linq extension methods, which I have used extensively, but the query syntax which uses keywords such as “from” … Read more

Back to Basics – Readability


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Arguably the most important skill in a programmer’s arsenal, yet possibly the one which he receives the least training in, is the ability to write readable code. This skill was barely touched on during my formal education, and I don’t … Read more

JavaScript Promises


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JavaScript Promises are a feature of ECMAScript 6 (aka ES6), the new version of JavaScript scheduled for release in the not too distant future. However, the feature has already been written, in some form, into a number of browsers including … Read more

Imperative and Declarative Programming


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Out of curiosity and a wish to refresh my memory of some things I learnt in uni, I recently started reading about imperative and declarative programming. Before long I had entered a never-ending cycle of conflicting definitions, opinions and debates. … Read more