Making your AngularJS application grunt

A while back I wrote a small application to show you the main components of AngularJS, demonstrating controllers, services, filters and (custom) directives. In this tutorial I’m going to modify that application a bit and integrate GruntJS into it. For those who are wondering what Grunt is, well, it’s the task runner written in JavaScript, […]

Jasminify your Angular app

Two months ago I wrote a small tutorial series about writing a small application using AngularJS. In that series I talked about the most common parts of AngularJS like controllers, services, filters and directives. However, AngularJS is more than just that, AngularJS also comes with an entire mocking framework, which makes the life of the […]

Working with Nodember

A while back I wrote a tutorial about writing a small app using Ember.js by storing its data inside the HTML5 LocalStorage. In this tutorial I will be using Node.js REST webservice and store the data into a MongoDB database. By writing both front-end and back-end in JavaScript, I’m able to write an entire application […]

2014: The language move

If you look at the tutorials written before 2014, you will notice that they’re written in another language, Dutch. This language move was necessary to keep this blog alive, and actually, it worked really well. According to Google Analytics there are 5x as many visitors as there were before. So, what does this exactly mean? […]

Working with the MEAN stack

JavaScript is more important than ever. In today’s applications, JavaScript is used to create certain effect, make websites more interactive and improve the user experience. But you can achieve much more using JavaScript. There are MVC frameworks like AngularJS that help you structure the entire front-end part of your application and even more. With the […]

Working with the MEAN stack: MVC

In the previous tutorial I finished the configuration of the application so that in this tutorial we can concentrate ourself on the Model-View-Controller part of the application. The application consists of two parts, the server- and the client-side part of the application. Both of them use the Model-View-Controller pattern though.¬†First of all, let’s start by […]

Working with the MEAN stack: Application setup

In an earlier article/tutorial series I told you how you could create your own application using AngularJS and the HTML Local storage to persist the data. If you missed it, be sure to check it out here. The local storage is great but what if we want to persist the data somewhere inside a database […]

Ember.js in action

If you’re a developer for the past five years you may have noticed an explosion in the JavaScript world. Suddenly frameworks, concepts, standards and building tools are popping everywhere. The browser is becoming a valuable alternative to desktop applications and if you didn’t already hop on to the JavaScript train towards the future, then it’s […]

Ember.js in action: Components and views

In our last two tutorials we made a simple song list app where you could add/delete songs from a list. To make the app really good we’re going to add a rating component to the app, allowing us to rate the songs and eventually sort them based on their rating. So let’s start!

Ember.js in action: Helpers and adapters

In the previous tutorial I talked about setting up a simple application using Ember.js. We wrote a simple app containing a route, a controller and a store (using Ember-data). In this tutorial we will go further using stores by adding an adapter to the store and removing elements from our store as well. Another feature […]