code camp

A 3-post collection

Recent Presentation on SPA Basics

I’m working on a new course that will help folks get a jump-start on building a SPA. The course’s working title is SPA Fundamentals. I decided to present some of the early demos from this upcoming Pluralsight course at some recent events. These are early prototypes of the main app (titled “Code Camper JumpStart”)  that will be in my course, but they are a great starting point. This post contains the  Single Page Apps presentation I gave at DevConnections (Las Vegas, NV) and Tampa Code Camp (Florida) in October 2012. Thank you to the 600+ people who attended at both venues … I had a great time and really enjoyed the questions...


Knockout Session from South Florida Code Camp

I had a great time at the South Florida Code Camp last weekend presenting a Whirlwind tour of Knockout and Javascript Patterns. The rooms were small and way overpacked, but I’ll take that as a sign that the topic is popular The Knockout session is a whirlwind tour of KnockoutJS ’s features. If you like it and want to see more in depth material on Knockout, you can check out my full  course at Pluralsight titled Building HTML5 and JavaScript Apps with MVVM and KnockoutJS. Here are the slides and sample code from the presentation at code camp. Thanks for attending!...


South Florida Code Camp is Tomorrow

  I’ll be heading to Ft Lauderdale tonight so I can get a bright and early start for South Florida Code Camp tomorrow. They have a pretty good lineup and I’ll be presenting 2 sessions. Hope to catch you there!   HTML5 and JavaScript Fundamentals with MVVM and KnockoutJS John Papa 11:10am – 12:20pm Do you write a lot of HTML and JavaScript code to push and pull data? In this session you will learn popular techniques to use data binding to bind your data to your target controls in HTML writing less code, but gaining more power. See how to consume json data, use json objects in JavaScript, use declarative binding, using KnockoutJS....