nodejs-light

Resources to Get You Up to Speed in Node.js

By Rey Bango For a long time, JavaScript developers hoped for a server-side solution that would allow them to fully and easily leverage their favorite programming language on the backend. Through the years, a number of options have been made available like Aptana Jaxer, APE and Narwahl. But, they never really generated the type of […]

backbone

Single Page ToDo Application With Backbone.js

By Krasimir Tsonev Backbone.js is a JavaScript framework for building flexible web applications. It comes with Models, Collections, Views, Events, Router and a few other great features. In this article we will develop a simple ToDo application which supports adding, editing, and removing tasks. We should also be able to mark a task as done […]

symfony

Form Validation in Symfony 2

By Andrew Perkins Today we’re going to continue where we left off last time, where we learned how to build reusable forms in Symfony 2. In this video, we’ll learn how to validate the data that has been submitted to our form to ensure it is in the correct format, meets our data’s requirements and […]

codepen

JavaScript Tools of the Trade: CodePen.io

By Rey Bango When I wrote about JSBin awhile back, it definitely stirred up a lot of conversation and debate about which online code snippet editor was the best. A couple of alternatives were thrown out, especially CodePen. With so many readers feeling so passionate and committed to their specific choices, I wanted to do […]

Firebase

Setting Up Firebase for Your Next Project

By Daniel Wheeler In today’s tutorial we will get you up and running with Firebase by building a simple chat room application by leveraging Firebase’s Javascript API. This application will provide you with the building blocks to develop more advanced real-time applications on your own projects. Getting Started In order to get Firebase up and […]

newrelic

Using New Relic to Monitor Your Servers

By Alan Skorkin A running application is not just a bunch of code, the code also has to run somewhere. I am talking about your production servers. It is just as important to ensure that your production boxes are behaving themselves as it is to make sure that your application code is performant. You can […]

polymer

Sharing Polymer Components: Part 1

By Rey Bango In my last tutorial about the Polymer library, I explained how to take advantage of this great new tool to create reusable web components. The key point of the tutorial and of using components, is to help our development by: Encapsulating much of the complex code and structure Allowing developers to use […]

symfony

Creating Reusable Forms in Symfony 2

By Andrew Perkins In this video, we’ll build upon our existing knowledge of Symfony 2 to learn how to create reusable forms. We’ll learn how to create a separate form class to house our form logic, build the form in a controller and then render it to the browser, from a template. In Conclusion about […]