devconnections

A 6-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...


JsRender Fundamentals: Templating for HTML5 Applications

This is a JsRender Fundamentals presentation I gave at the Spring 2012 DevConnections conference in Las Vegas. It covers some of the key topics you need to know to build web applications with JsRender. Learn how JsRender brings a new templating library to HTML5 development that has a code-less tag syntax, high performance, no dependency on jQuery nor a DOM, supports creating custom functions, and uses pure string-based rendering. You can view my other sessions from DevConnections and Orlando Code Camp here: jQuery Fundamentals workshop Whirlwind Tour of Building HTML5 and JavaScript Apps with MVVM and Knockout Fundamentals of Windows 8 XAML/C# Metro Style Apps View more of my presentations here. The demo code can be downloaded from here....


9 jQuery Samples

These are the jsfiddle samples that Dan Wahlin and I covered in our jQuery Fundamentals workshop at DevConnections last week. These were samples we wrote on the fly in http://jsfiddle.net and wanted to share. Enjoy! Additional jQuery samples covering selectors, DOM manipulation, Ajax techniques, as well as sample applications can be found here. You can view my other sessions from DevConnections and Orlando Code Camp here: Whirlwind Tour of Building HTML5 and JavaScript Apps with MVVM and Knockout JsRender Fundamentals: Templating for HTML5 Applications Fundamentals of Windows 8 XAML/C# Metro Style Apps View more of my presentations here.   Using the Data Function   Using Object Literals with jQuery   Using jQuery each() with string concatenation  ...


Awesome March 2012 Lineup for the ASP.NET and HTML5 DevConnections

Technology has been changing at a rapid pace over the past few years and with conference season almost upon us it’s a great time to head to one of the great conferences like ASP.NET and HTML5 Connections from March 26-29 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. I’ll be there with a whole new round of sessions myself including talks on Windows 8, XAML, jQuery, JavaScript Patterns, Knockout, MVVM with HTML5, and JsRender. Of course, there’s much much more too including a can’t miss keynote by Scott Guthrie and many great speakers like: Dan Wahlin (fantastic presenter and a great personal friend of mine) Stephen Walther (awesome presenter, knows his...