Source Maps with UglifyJS2 and CoffeeScript

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A guest post by Joe Lennon, a technology leader from Ireland who works for Core International, one of Ireland’s leading enterprise software companies, where he leads the technology and engineering teams. He is the author of two books, Beginning CouchDB and the forthcoming HTML5 in Action, and can be reached at @joelennon. In my previous… Read more »

CoffeeScript: A Language That Compiles Into JavaScript

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CoffeeScript is a little language created by Jeremy Ashkenas to speed up your JavaScript development. The golden rule of CoffeeScript is: “It’s just JavaScript”, as CoffeeScript compiles into JavaScript directly at compile-time. CoffeeScript offers its own syntax with a few simplifications compared to JavaScript, but it doesn’t want to substitute JavaScript; it just wants to… Read more »

Safari aggregations and content categorization

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Update:  Due to changes in the way we are creating our aggregations pages, some of the pages mentioned in this post no longer exist. Look out for a new post describing how we’re updating the Safari Topics Pages. Safari now has upwards of 25,000 books and 2,400 videos available to our members, a fact that we… Read more »

Using Meteor for Integrated Twitter Authentication

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A guest post by Guy Royse, who works for Pillar Technology in Columbus, Ohio as an instructor, a consultant, and a software engineer. He has programmed in numerous languages — many of them semi-colon delimited — but has more recently been working with Ruby and JavaScript. He is also the chief organizer for the Columbus… Read more »

Parameterized Routes in Express.js

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A guest post by Roman Shtylman, founder of Courseoff, an online student scheduling tool. Courseoff uses Express.js for all their web services. He has been involved in open source for many years and is a contributor to many open source projects, Express.js being one of them. His current development passion is for JavaScript and Node.js… Read more »

Error Handling in Express.js Applications

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A guest post by Roman Shtylman, founder of Courseoff, an online student scheduling tool. Courseoff uses Express.js for all their web services. He has been involved in open source for many years and is a contributor to many open source projects, Express.js being one of them. His current development passion is for JavaScript and Node.js… Read more »

Express.js Middleware Demystified

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A guest post by Roman Shtylman, founder of Courseoff, an online student scheduling tool. Courseoff uses Express.js for all their web services. He has been involved in open source for many years and is a contributor to many open source projects, Express.js being one of them. His current development passion is for JavaScript and Node.js… Read more »