1. elixir logoJanuary 2, 2019

    Time to dive into functional programming and learn Elixir. This post covers keyword lists.

  2. react logoMarch 18, 2018

    Contextual Components are one of my favorite features in Ember. In this post, I show how you can implement the same pattern in React components using the Render Props pattern.

  3. javascript logoAugust 27, 2017

    In this post, I go over the iterable and iterator protocols and show some examples of making your own objects iterable so that they can be used with the for...of loop or the spread operator.

  4. javascript logoFebruary 14, 2017

    Have you ever felt like you had a gap in your learning because you didn't know common algorithms and data structures in computer science? Maybe you've tanked an interview where they asked you an algorithm question? Want ...

  5. javascript logoOctober 15, 2016

    This post covers what are generator functions in ES6, how generator functions work, how generators and promises work together, and some examples of generator functions used in other libraries and frameworks.

  6. jsonapi logoAugust 11, 2016

    Have you ever argued with your team on how an API should be formatted? JSON:API was created to standardize how APIs are built and keep API formatting discussions to a minimum.

  7. ember logoAugust 3, 2016

    The Page Object design pattern is used to isolate HTML structure and CSS selectors from your tests. In this post and video tutorial, I'll refactor an acceptance and integration test in Ember to use a page object with the...

  8. javascript logoJuly 30, 2016

    If you're new to JavaScript, you may be wondering what the difference is between using a classic `for` loop versus using the `forEach()` method on arrays. In this post, I'd like to discuss why you might want to choose on...

  9. ember logoJuly 10, 2016

    Ever wondered how to create your own custom Ember CLI command? Recently I went through this process and today I'd like to share what I learned in case you wanted to create your own custom command too.

  10. ember logoJune 19, 2016

    Have a custom API that you aren't sure how to use with Ember Data? Interested in writing your own adapter or serializer? Want to just know more about how Ember Data works? This is the Ember Data book you have been waitin...

  11. ember logoApril 8, 2016

    Get up and running with Ember FastBoot with this video tutorial. This video tutorial goes through converting a simple application using jQuery AJAX calls, components, and Ember Data to using Ember FastBoot in under 5 min...

  12. ember logoMarch 12, 2016

    TL;DR - If both success and reject handlers are executing unintentionally, you might be forgetting to throw after you catch in the promise chain.

  13. ember logoFebruary 27, 2016

    If you've had to work with Ember Data and non-standard APIs, you may have dug into the adapters and serializers a bit and seen snapshot as a parameter to a few of the methods. Let me show you what a snapshot is and why y...

  14. ember logoFebruary 18, 2016

    Here are the slides from my presentation at the EmberSC meetup on 2/17/16 on Ember Data and Custom APIs.

  15. ember logoFebruary 10, 2016

    One pain point of Ember that I often hear is that the learning curve is a little steep. Because Angular is extremely popular, I'd like to introduce Ember from the perspective of an Angular developer, hopefully getting th...

  16. ember logoFebruary 6, 2016

    Not too long ago I wrote about Testing Serializers in Ember. The examples in the post went over testing the serialization process on responses and verifying methods like normalizeResponse and keyForRelationship worked co...

  17. javascript logoJanuary 28, 2016

    Have you ever been on a project where you make one change and later realize you broke something else? It feels like you're playing whack-a-mole. In today's post, I'd like to introduce you to some of the benefits of unit ...

  18. ember logoJanuary 12, 2016

    Interested in giving Ember a try but don't want to install Ember CLI on your machine? Or maybe you love Cloud 9 IDE but are unsure of how to run Ember CLI on there. Check out this short video I created that walks you thr...

  19. ember logoJanuary 9, 2016

    This post covers what Ember Data expects for error responses and how they map to our model attributes.

  20. ember logoDecember 5, 2015

    A serializer in Ember Data is used to normalize response payloads and serialize request payloads as data is transferred between the client and the server. This post covers the serializers that ship with Ember Data.

  21. ember logoNovember 23, 2015

    Ember Data has a feature called transforms that allow you to transform values before they are set on a model or sent back to the server. If you've been working with Ember Data, then you have already been using transforms...

  22. ember logoNovember 14, 2015

    This session will introduce you to Ember, a framework for building ambitious web applications. You will build an application using Ember 2 and its companion command line utility Ember CLI. We'll use the power of Ember Da...

  23. ember logoNovember 9, 2015

    How do you go about testing controllers, components, and services that are given Ember Data objects like DS.AdapterPopulatedRecordArray or DS.RecordArray? Let me show you!

  24. ember logoNovember 4, 2015

    How do you go about testing methods on serializers like normalizeResponse and keyForRelationship? Let me show you!

  25. javascript logoOctober 16, 2015

    The adapter design pattern is very useful in JavaScript when it comes to data fetching and persistence. The travel adapter is the most…

  26. angular logoSeptember 1, 2015

    Earlier this year I wrote about Unit Testing Angular Directives with Isolate Scope. Now that I am working with Angular again, I’ve…

  27. ember logoMay 11, 2015

    Rapid Ember.js is an excellent 60 minute introduction to learning the Ember.js framework. The author William Hart does a great job at…

  28. casper logoApril 30, 2015

    Lately I have been trying out more end-to-end / integration testing with CasperJS. Having these tests in place seems valuable for critical…

  29. requirejs logoApril 20, 2015

    Writing unit tests when working with Require.js is tough. Out of the box, Require.js does not make mocking very easy. It involves setting up…

  30. backbone logoMarch 18, 2015

    As a frontend developer, you might find yourself in a situation where you have to work with unRESTful endpoints. If you are working with…

  31. javascript logoFebruary 6, 2015

    Custom promises can really clean up your code in certain situations. For me, I have found that using custom promises can clean up consumers…

  32. angular logoFebruary 1, 2015

    I get asked pretty frequently, “What is the best way to learn Angular.js?“. Here is a path of resources in order of what I think is a good…

  33. jasmine logoJanuary 29, 2015

    Recently I upgraded the unit tests for a work project from using Jasmine 1.3 to Jasmine 2.1. The suite had about 400 tests. When I upgraded…

  34. javascript logoJanuary 19, 2015

    Often times in web applications you only want a single instance of a class/constructor/reference type to ever be created. This is called the…

  35. angular logoJanuary 13, 2015

    Getting started with unit testing your Angular code can be tricky due to setting up your test runner, learning some of the conventions, and…

  36. jasmine logoJanuary 12, 2015

    Testing in JavaScript is becoming expected by developers more and more. But where do you start? There are so many framework choices out…

  37. backbone logoJanuary 7, 2015

    One of the difficult parts I am experiencing when working with Backbone is separating out display logic properties from models. Let’s look…

  38. javascript logoJune 27, 2014

    Learning how to manage asynchronous code in JavaScript can be challenging. In the browser, asynchronous operations come in the form of AJAX…