Category Archives: Languages

I’ll be speaking at DevIntersections/Angle Brackets

April 13-16, 2014 at JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando Florida I’m thrilled to say that I’ll be speaking at Angle Brackets.  Angle brackets is “a conference for lovers of the Web.”    It has been described as “the conference for those … Continue reading

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Underscore: LINQ (almost) for JavaScript

As part of my emerging series on LINQ from Scratch, I’d like to take a small detour today  into what you do if you need the functionality of LINQ in your JavaScript program.  You can read my solution here. 

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Programming Style–Kendo & jQuery

Which of the following do you prefer? Which is easier to read? Which is easier to write? Which is easier to maintain?   var dataItem = this.target().closest(“.k-grid”).data(“kendoGrid”).dataSource.getByUid(this.target().closest(“tr”).data(“uid”)); Or… var dataItem = this.target() .closest(“.k-grid”) .data(“kendoGrid”) .dataSource .getByUid(this.target().closest(“tr”).data(“uid”)); Or… var grid = … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #117–Elijah Manor and John Papa on jQuery and other JavaScript Libraries

  Two extraordinary guests, John Papa and Elijah Manor, discuss the role of jQuery in JavaScript today, and how it works and plays with other libraries such as Angular.  Elijah’s blog John’s blog jQuery Angularjs Elijah’s jQuery-free presentation Elijah’s jQuery-free … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #113–John Sonmez–Pluralsight Author and a focus on ServiceStack

Jon Galloway joins me in talking with the amazing John Sonmez, who has written over 50 courses for Pluralsight.  We focus on ServiceStack and then on Xamarin, but touch on many related topics. John’s Website John’s courses on Pluralsight Service … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #109–One ASP.NET with Jon Galloway

Jon Galloway, my friend and sometime co-host is interviewed by Jeff Fritz and me about One ASP.NET and what’s new in ASP.NET.  Jon is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft focused on ASP.NET and Jeff is a Developer Evangelist for Telerik … Continue reading

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New Pluralsight Course: One ASP.NET From Scratch

Extremely pleased and proud to announce my latest Pluralsight Course, this time co-authored with Jeff Fritz:  One ASP.NET From Scratch.  One ASP.NET From Scratch teaches all you need to know about the elements of programming with ASP.NET, including Web Forms, … Continue reading

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A Personal Note – Moving On…

In our industry it is common to have a number of jobs during the course of your career. I’ve benefitted from my experiences at PBS, Citibank, Ziff Davis, AT&T and Microsoft to name just a few. In recent years I’ve … Continue reading

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10th Pluralsight Course: C# From Scratch–Part 2

Incredibly pleased to announce my latest Pluralsight Course: C# From Scratch – Part 2. C# is the language of choice for software developers building web or desktop applications. This course extends part 1 to cover topics such as extensibility, polymorphism, … Continue reading

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9th Pluralsight Course: CSS3 From Scratch

  Very proud to announce my latest Pluralsight course: CSS3 From Scratch. CSS3 is the style standard for HTML5 and for the web. It allows separation of markup (HTML5) from presentation (CSS3) and is key to creating modern web applications. … Continue reading

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8th Pluralsight Course: HTML5 From Scratch

  Very proud to announce my latest Pluralsight Course: HTML5 From Scratch HTML5 is the markup language of the web that has taken the world by storm. In this “from scratch” course, I demonstrate all you need to know about … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #100–Jeremy Likness

Jeremy returns to blow my mind talking about TypeScript and Angular.  He is an incredible font of information and I learned more in 1/2 an hour than I have reading a dozen articles.  Brilliant, erudite and a truly nice guy, … Continue reading

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