Jan Wocato

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The hidden cost of the invisible queries in Rails

Ruby on Rails is awesome, <i>it is really awesome</i>. It allows us to create web applications without knowing every involved technology. After all, Rails is …

Dear Templating — Sincerely, JSX

Surprisingly, the biggest complaint I hear about <b>JSX</b> is along the lines of<p>It’s such a tight coupling to the DOM<p>Well, not really, it is just a …

12 Rules for Professional JavaScript in 2016

<b>Disclaimer:</b> I speak in absolutes below for brevity. Yes, nearly every “rule” in programming has exceptions.<p>JavaScript is hard. It moves so fast that …

11 Skills You Must Learn to Earn 6 Figures

$100k seems like some sort of a magical number, doesn’t it? It sounds like so much more than $90k or $95k. And it’s as if breaking that 6-figure mark …

Announcing Programmer Tools!

I decided to create a collection of tools that web developers and programmers often use. I found that I was often googling for things like "json …

#189: JSON API with Yehuda Katz

This week we’re joined by Yehuda Katz to talk about JSON API — where the spec came from, who’s involved, compliance, API design, the future, and …

JavaScript

Should developers specialize in the front or back ends -- or should they be general full-stack developers? We look at the pros and cons of each option.

You often hear the term “full stack developer” thrown around, but what exactly is it, and should you think about becoming one? Let’s take a closer …