Callback hell is a design choice.

Repeated comments and blog posts about the "callback hell" problem in JavaScript on sites such as HN and Reddit have really baffled this JavaScript programmer. Callback hell is where you call an asynchronous function which provides the result of its computation via a ...Read More

Caplin at NYC FinTech Startup Weekend

Starting this evening and stretching over the weekend is this year’s FinTech Startup Weekend in New York City, which brings together financial technologists with the goal of building consumer and enterprise financial apps with tools provided by several ...Read More

Event Hub – Pub/Sub in the browser

Today, I'd like to talk about EventHub, our in-browser publish/subscribe system. EventHub does a very similar thing to OpenAjax Hub, but for slightly different reasons. Whereas OpenAjax Hub is designed to allow mash-ups of co-operating components from different sites, EventHub is used ...Read More

Limited plumbing hampering your ability to build HTML5 apps ?

Most enterprise-scale language environments such as Java or .net, provide features like single-class-per-file (with on-demand loading); isolation; privacy and namespacing of code; refactoring capabilities; UI paradigms, encouraging separation of concerns; unit and acceptance testing tools with integrated debugging, etc... JavaScript and HMTL5 have ...Read More

Javascript Interfaces: Putting The Java back into Javascript

Object-oriented is mostly about encapsulation, but it's also about interfaces and inheritance. However, years of experience have caused most programmers to realize that class inheritance is mostly a bad idea; it breaks encapsulation while increasing cognitive load by introducing cryptic indirection. This is ...Read More

BladeRunner at SkillsMatter

Who Patrick Myles, Emin Tatosian What BladeRunner: A Framework for Building Modular Enterprise-Scale HTML5 Apps Where The Skills Matter eXchange, London When 23rd October 2012, 6:30pm Cost Free Registration Please click here to register HTML5 is quickly emerging as the world’s favourite GUI ...Read More

Velocity Day 3

And just like that Velocity Europe 2012 comes to an end. And I am completely exhausted. By the end of day 1 my mind was 80% full. By mid way through the opening plenary on the second day it was 100%. Now that ...Read More

Velocity Day 2

Wow, so Day 2 of Velocity has just finished and I can't help but feel that I went to all the wrong talks. This is meant as a compliment, I can't believe the amount of talent going on at this conference and it ...Read More

Velocity Day 1

  So the first day of Velocity London 2012 has drawn to an end. And what a day it was. Lots of cool talks, interesting people and plenty of food for thought. Slides I started the day with Monitoring and Observability by @postwait. ...Read More