Category: Javascript

Unit Testing Private Methods in Javascript

JavaScript is growing up.  As it matures, we see more and more improvement associated with JavaScript testing and deployments.  One area I get a lot of questions about is unit testing, more specifically, unit testing private methods. When dealing with this issue, there are two main approaches commonly used.   The first is to test…

Best Practices for Accordion Menu in Web Design

The word “accordion” typically conjures a mental image of your favorite polka band. However that’s not what we are talking about when referring to accordion menu. Although polka music can offer a rip-snorting good time, the term is associated with something different in the realm of web design. User interface accordions might refer to menus, widgets, or…

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Angular 2 Beta Has Been Announced

Earlier today, Angular 2 Beta was announced, and with this, AngularJS has officially moved towards a new version, with many new changes and enhancements. The Beta release is functional enough to let you build large applications using it, but as a matter of caution, it is advisable not to use it for production projects. 

Popmotion, Javascript Motion Engine for Animated UI

We seen an up-and-coming trend in design that will definitely bleed into 2016 for animation incorporated into UI. With the opposite trend of static websites emerging as well, some would argue otherwise. However, with the development of CSS3 and JavaScript, we see more and more developers embracing interactive animation in their programming. The development of…

Interview with Nicholas C. Zakas – Front-end Engineer (Yahoo! & Box)

We are so honored to share a fascinating interview with Nicholas C. Zakas, a front-end engineer, author, and speaker, with our readers. He is a Principal Architect at Box and has worked on and lead several projects with Yahoo! where he worked as a Front-end Tech lead for the Yahoo! homepage. Nicholas personally shares his…

JSON Generator is a free webapp for Generating Data Structures

JSON Generator is a free web tool for building sample JSON content. You simply enter a few parameters based on custom data like avatar photos, user names, etc. A built-in algorithm passes over the syntax to create fully-functioning custom JSON data for any web application. The site was created by Vazha Omanashvili as a project…

Vivus.js brings SVG Animation to Life

Vivus.js is the best way to bring core SVG animation to your images without building the motion into SVG files. You can setup JavaScript snippets with no dependencies as the animations all run with pure JavaScript. You can manipulate settings like timing and certain elements of the SVG to make the animation that much more…

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