JavaScript for Microsoft Developers

The web is filled with tutorials and information on how to use JavaScript in web development. The diversity of techniques and approaches using JavaScript can be overwhelming. This talk focused on how to become productive quickly using JavaScript on your next project (or maybe improve your use of JavaScript).

Prototyping an Ember.js App in 20 Minutes

This presentation explains how easy it is to build a radio streaming application with Ember.js. This presentation is comprised entirely of live code and in 20 minutes gives you an introduction to the updates, features, and capabilities of modern Ember, an open-source client-side JavaScript web application framework based on the model-view-controller (MVC) software architectural pattern.

HTML5 & JavaScript Communication APIs

HTML5 and related specifications come with a lot of new JavaScript APIs as communication is one of the most important aspects. It is now possible to send cross-frame, cross-browser tab, even cross-domain requests, receive push messages from the server, use bi-directional full-duplex communication, and more. This session discusses these and other techniques, show code samples, […]

Diagnostic Web Applications with Java and JavaScript

There is more and more usage of JavaScript on the client side today. Many are starting down the difficult path of full blown application development in JS on the client side, going beyond having a simple rollover menu logic or presentation component. But tracking and tracing effectively means looking at the whole application, not just […]

The “This” Keyword in JavaScript

This series of tutorials talk about context or the “this” keyword in JavaScrtipt. It’s a small piece of the JavaScript language, but it’s really important, and it hangs people up sometimes because it’s a little counterintuitive how “this” works in JavaScript.