Enough With The JavaScript Already! with Nicholas Zakas on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers

In HTML5, Javascript, jQuery, Philosophy, Software Architecture by bchesley0 Comments

Nicholas Zakas is a Front-end guy at Box, and recently gave a talk called “Enough with the JavaScript Already!” where he advocates that developers use fewer libraries and write smarter JS. Where do we start? What are the four opportunities to load JavaScript? Is Progressive Enhancement still the right solution? Aren’t we supposed to be writing MORE JavaScript? Nicholas educates …

Sammy JS Lib

In Javascript, jQuery by bchesley0 Comments

Sammy is a tiny javascript framework built on top of jQuery. It’s RESTful Evented JavaScript. via .: Sammy :: Quirkey.com :: Code :: :: Quirkey NYC, LLC :: Aaron Quint :: Web Developer :: Brooklyn, NY :.. Looks really interesting.

Raymond Camden’s ColdFusion Blog: Using argumentCollection with AJAX calls to ColdFusion Components

In AJAX, ColdFusion, ExtJS, jQuery by bchesley0 Comments

If you pass argumentCollection=data to a CFC method (or any UDF), then ColdFusion acts as if you had passed arguments name, age, and coolness. As I said above, this isn’t new at all, but I’ve never seen it used with an AJAX post like this. What’s nice then is that on the server side, you can have a “proper” method …