JavaScript Libraries That Mr. Miyagi Would Recommend

JavaScript Libraries, at times or most often, can make a huge difference when developing web applications using JavaScript. Perhaps you have heard about the DRY (Do not Repeat Yourself) rule and you will agree that if someone has already invested their valuable time solving a problem, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. So, just give credit to those people who have worked so hard, banged their heads on walls while trying to fix bugs so that you and I won’t have to and enjoy the JavaScript Libraries at your disposal. Let us take a look at my favorite five (FF).

Mandelbrot Set – Using HTML5 Web Workers

The Mandelbrot set is a Mathematical set of points whose boundary is distinctive and easily recognizable two-dimensional fractal shape. After reading a little more about it, I learned that it is named after the Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot who not only studied it but also made it quite popular. You might have run into this mandelbrot set before without knowing how it is actually made. Well, here is how our final result will look like, quite interesting. If you click on the fractal, a new shape is created.

mandelbrot set

jQuery Interview Questions You Should Know

Today, I am sharing jQuery interview Questions you should know especially if you are preparing for a job interview. There are several questions but I will only share some for now and save the remaining ones for later posts.

jquery interview questions

Before we look at some questions, it is important to know that if you don’t know an answer to a question during any type of job interview including jQuery interviews, it is good to say that you don’t know the answer instead of making stuff up. Now that we have that honesty piece out of the way, let us enter the jQuery interview questions part:

Top 10 Free Online Courses

The idea of offering free online courses was difficult several years ago mainly due to a lucrative business platform that has come to be known as college education. Although there are more than enough resources today, so many people cannot afford a college education, thanks to ever increasing tuition fees and ignorant politics.

free online courses

But not all is lost. There is some light at the end of the tunnel – the birth and growth of Free Online Courses through big name universities across the globe. Perhaps the only thing remaining is for companies to finally hire their potential employees not by looking at a paper but skills they have earned. Now let us take a quick look at my favorite list of free online courses you could start with today.

Good Programming Styles and Practices

Hello! I hope you are doing good today! Understanding good programming styles and practices is very important to any serious programmer. Most people have arguments for and against certain ways of programming – let us look at a few and then give you an opportunity to share your own views.

good programming styles and practices

Common Questions :

  • Should you comment your code or not?
  • Curly braces on separate lines or not ?
  • Camel case or not camel case?
  • Should you use underscores in function names?
  • To put or not to put author’s name in the file?

How To Build Simple App Using HTML5 Web Storage API – Part III

Hello!This is the third post on how to use html5 web storage api to create a simple web application (sticky notes). If you have not read the second post, please click here to get started before going forward – although it is up to you to choose. Today, I am going to complete the app by adding some improvements and fixing some potential errors in the design. Enjoy with me!

html5 web storage api

Before the end of my second post in this series, we had something that looked like this:

html5 web storage example

HTML5 Tutorial Building a StickyNotes App – Part II

In this html5 tutorial, we will go a step farther from where we left. Yesterday, I showed you how to use HTML5 Web Storage API in my first html5 tutorial post. Today, I want, as promised, to embark on the next phase of the application. I hope you will enjoy this as much as I do. Before I jump in, let me do a recap really fast:

html5 tutorial

So, here is what we covered in my first post:

  • localStorage has setItem, getItem, length and key() features that come with it among other things.

How To Build a Simple App Using HTML5 Web Storage API – Part I

Hello there! It is nice to see you here (I am not really seeing you). Today, I am getting back to serious business – sharing what I have learned over the years and writing some markup and code as we go. This post will be in two parts. This is the first part. HTML5 is something we cannot ignore anymore, at least that is what I think. So what is Web Storage API? We will find out soon.

how to build web apps using html5 and web storage

Most developers are used to storing client data in a cookie. Cookies are limited to 4K of data. Today however, it doesn’t take much effort to realize that we need more space. That is where HTML5 Web Storage comes in.