Zef Hemel

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Interview with Raffi Krikorian on Twitter's Infrastructure

Raffi Krikorian, Vice President of Platform Engineering at Twitter, gives an insight on how Twitter prepares for unexpected traffic peaks and how …

Microservices

Foundation: Evan Williams on Hatching Big Ideas

In today’s episode of my Foundation series, serial entrepreneur Evan Williams talks candidly about his experiences building Blogger, Twitter, and his latest project, Medium. Ev recounts the early days of Twitter, shares what he’s learned about how to scale fast-growth products, and explains his …

Netflix open sources its Hadoop manager for AWS

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Netflix runs a lot of Hadoop jobs on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform, and on Friday the video-streaming …

Apple’s new Objective-C to Javascript Bridge

A few month back, Apple quietly slipped a very nice Objective-C to Javascript bridge into WebKit. Since the first commit while we were busy …

Here's What iOS 7 Could (And Perhaps Should) Look Like [Video]

The folks over at digital agency Simply Zesty have been thinking about what iOS 7, the upcoming new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will – or should – look like based on the typical rumours and speculation that precede every major Apple event.<p>With Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference just …

Fast & Easy Mobile Web Apps With AngularJS - Salesforce Developers Blog

Expand your knowledge of how to build mobile apps by completing this step by step tutorial. It builds on the existing tutorial for the AngularJS, …

AngularJS and scope.$apply

If you’ve written a non-trivial amount of code in AngularJS, you may have come across the $scope.$apply() method. On the surface, it may seem like …

Will JavaScript take over the programming world?

Last July, I had to give an impromptu talk. What came out, much to my surprise, was roughly “JavaScript will dominate the programming world.” I …

Blazing fast node.js: 10 performance tips from LinkedIn Mobile | LinkedIn Engineering

In a previous post, we discussed how we test LinkedIn's mobile stack, including our Node.js mobile server. Today, we’ll tell you how we make this …

JavaScript

jQuery 2.0 Released

Posted on April 18, 2013 by<p>You asked for it, you got it: jQuery 2.0 has arrived!<p>As promised, this version leaves behind the older Internet Explorer …

DevTools protip: Right-click on functions to jump to their definition. h/t @ELV1S ☄ http://t.co/5Bk9WoD29F

Random Number Generation in JavaScript - data visualization, performance, tools and workflow

Paul Irish recently gave a talk at Bocoup with a dire warning: “The Mobile Web is in Trouble.” The general theme of the talk, somewhat apparent from …

Mathematics

Bridge.NET Acquires Saltarelle – bridgedotnet

As we continue to invest in the growth of our open source C#-to-JavaScript compiler, it’s important to provide the user community with a more …

JavaScript

Cluster Computing with Node.js

A single instance of Node runs in a single thread. To take advantage of multi-core systems we may want to launch a cluster of Node processes to …

Restangular: New AngularJS framework to handle Rest API Restful Resources properly and easily

Hey,<p>I’ve been working with AngularJS this past months and I’ve extracted one service that I’ve created to facilitate the usage of Restful Resources. …

AngularJS — Superheroic JavaScript MVW Framework

The Basics<p>Watch as we build this app<p>Add Some Control<p>Data Binding<p>Data-binding is an automatic way of updating the view whenever the model changes, as …

JavaScript

Weather

Rain on Sunday and Monday, with high temperatures falling to 51°F on Tuesday.<p>Partly cloudy starting in the evening.<p>43˚ 1am → 62˚ 11pm<p>6:22am …

Welcome to BooJs documentation! — BooJS 0.0.1 documentation

Welcome to BooJs documentation!¶<p>A JavaScript backend for the Boo language.<p><b>Contents</b><p>Overview<p>Motivation<p>Comparison with Javascript<p>Comparison with Boo<p>Type …

JavaScript

Category Theory in JavaScript

Preliminaries<p>Assuming contracts from jscategory sourcecode.<p>Categories<p>Functors<p>Natural Transformations<p>Advertisements<p>ES6 is introducing classes to …

JavaScript

Promise & Deferred Objects in JavaScript Pt.2: in Practice • Chris Webb

In order to demonstrate a couple “gotcha’s”, these final examples will walk through part of my learning process when I first started playing with …

JavaScript

Highcharts 3.0 released | Highcharts

Bubble chart<p>Bubble charts allow three dimensional data to be plotted in an X/Y diagram with sized bubbles. An optional radial gradient fill color …

Data Visualization

Parallel.js

<b>Easy Parallel Computing with Javascript</b><p>Please note that version 0.2.1 is 2 years old<p><b>Update: September 2016</b><p>New forces are put in place to drive the …

JavaScript

Inheritance and the prototype chain

JavaScript is a bit confusing for developers experienced in class-based languages (like Java or C++), as it is dynamic and does not provide a class …

JavaScript

JavaScript-Scope-Context-Coloring: An experiment in switching between syntax highlighting and scope colorizing built on JSLint and CodeMirror.

#JavaScript Scope Context Coloring<p>A JavaScript experiment in switching between syntax highlighting and scope colorizing, built on JSLint and …

JavaScript

Minecraft, Scrolls, 0x10c: The past, present and future of Mojang as seen through Notch's eyes

Markus "Notch" Persson's next big game is stuck.<p>Freed from the necessity of hit-driven game releases, powered by the popularity of <i>Minecraft's</i> tens of millions of fans, Persson has the ability to not just make the games he wants to, but to spend time tinkering with cool ideas that may never flourish …

Promise & Deferred objects in JavaScript Pt.1: Theory and Semantics. • Chris Webb

Represents the eventual value returned from the single completion of an operation<p>may be in one of 3 states: unfulfilled, fulfilled and failed and may …