Introduction to AngularJS

Are you new to AngularJS? Good! Just because you’re reading this means you’re willing to jump onto the JavaScript train towards the future of web development. Over the past years, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript became a valuable alternative to desktop applications. This entire new trend also caused an entire wave of new JavaScript ideas, libraries […]

Introduction to AngularJS: A rating directive

In this final part of the introduction to AngularJS series I’m going to write a directive. When you start writing apps using AngularJS, you will eventually have to re-use certain UI components over and over again. The best way to componentize these small pieces of user interface + behavior, we use directives. Directives are very […]

An introduction to AngularJS: Filters and factories

In this second part of the tutorials series about introducing AngularJS I’m going to talk about filters and factories. In the first part we made our first AngularJS application and wrote a small controller. What we learned in that tutorial is that AngularJS biggest trump is that it has two way data binding, which means that […]

An introduction to AngularJS: Writing your first controller

In this introduction tutorial series to AngularJS I’m going to build a small webapp introducing several aspects of AngularJS like controllers, filters, services and directives. I’m going to explain all of that by creating an artist/song-rating app, which (in the end) will look like: Awesome, don’t you think?

Meteor Twitter streaming

Be aware, this article was written for Meteor 0.7. Recently Meteor released their 0.9 version, and things doesn’t seem to work as expected anymore. I will try to look at this as soon as possible, but be patient. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how easy you can write really cool apps just […]

Writing real time applications using Spring, AngularJS and WebSockets

HTML5 made browsers a powerful alternative to desktop applications. However, network traffic (when using AJAX or by simply loading pages) is always in one direction. The client requests a page from the server, which in turn responds with the proper content. With HTML5 WebSockets that’s a different story, websockets allow you to setup a full duplex […]

Write a widget using Dojo

A decade ago, the web was just a place full of websites and information. Today, the web has evolved into something bigger. Next to websites, you also have web applications or rich internet applications (RIA). With the new technologies like HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, the web became a good alternative to many desktop applications. One […]