Intro to RxJS

RxJS is the JavaScript version of a .net library that amongst other things makes it easy to handle, combine and filter events. I gave a talk about RxJS last week – my slides and code examples are available here. On a recent project a colleague (Hendry Luk) suggested we utilize RxJS to solve a tricky issue we were having. We… Continue reading Intro to RxJS

Thoughts on developing resilient Ajax code (Part 2 – ASP.net MVC)

In my last post we looked at different methods to indicate a call to a service that would return JSON was unsuccessful. The conclusion was that we really want to be setting the HTTP status code of the response to indicate a request was unsuccessful. In this post we will look at some possibilities for… Continue reading Thoughts on developing resilient Ajax code (Part 2 – ASP.net MVC)

Node.js er what’s it supposed to be used for?

<Disclaimer I am new to Node.js so this represents my current thoughts and additionally much of my development is on a Microsoft platform so I come from this perspective> There is a lot of fuss in the web development community at the moment about Node.js and how it’s going to be the next big thing. Node.js… Continue reading Node.js er what’s it supposed to be used for?