I gave a presentation at NCDevCon 2011 on “Building Lightning Fast Mobile & Desktop Web Applications”. If you missed the presentation, they have posted the presentation online! You can view it anytime but it does require Microsoft Silverlight: View Online Though the slides are in the video, if you don’t have Silverlight installed, I’m including […]
I am very honored to have been selected to speak at NCDevCon 2011! The event is September 17-18th, 2011. If you’d like to come hear me (or these other great speakers ) be sure not to miss this event. My topic is “Building lightning fast mobile & desktop web applications”. We’ll be exploring different techniques […]
Tonight, I updated the spwa-backbone library to work with the latest Underscore.js. If you’d like to learn how to use the library, you can view the Backbone.js spwa-backbone post. In the comments, “Jeremy” discovered a bug that caused the spwa-backbone to not work with the latest Underscore.js library. The latest Underscore.js library (version 1.1.6) caused […]
Today we’re going to look at building a single page website application using Backbone.js and spwa-backbone libraries. You can view the source code on Github. You can also view the single page web application example in the /example/ folder. For a more complete example, visit: Single Web Page Example What is an spwa? Specifically, an […]
Just a quick reminder that in jQuery: $(“#elementID”) != document.getElementById(“elementId”) They are not the same thing. If you use $(“#elementID”) you will return an array. If you want the real DOM element you need to use: $(“#elementID”).get(0)
I recently had a friend ask me about using jQuery to call a ColdFusion CFC via AJAX and return a value. It is actually quite easy and fun to do. It requires two files to be created. The two filenames I’m using for this example are: index.cfm and myCFC.cfc but you could easily use your […]
Here’s a quick tip. Instead of writing: We can instead write: or even: Albeit, it isn’t a huge code reduction but it is a nice shortcut.