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Short examples of jQTouch and chain.js

Recently, I got back on track with the RIA meetup and put together a brief overview of two jQuery libraries that I have found useful recently: jQTouch and chain.js.  I’d like to briefly recap that session here and post the code that I wrote to demonstrate how they work.  I’d like to thank and acknowledge […]

Comparing Cairngorm and Model View ViewModel

Several months ago at our RIA meetup, I presented a short comparison of two client-side flex architectures: Cairngorm and Model View ViewModel. I’ve used both of these architectures in large-scale production projects, but for the purpose of simple comparison, I decided to demonstrate the two designs by implementing an identical application twice – once in […]

Learning about Silverlight

On Thursday, the Carrboro RIA Meetup had it’s latest installment of RIA learning.  Rob Zelt, (and here) an expert on Silverlight and MS web technologies shared the basiscs of Silverlight with our group.  Thanks very much to Rob for sharing with the group!  It was a great session where I think everyone learned a lot. […]

Why anonymous functions are cool

A few months into learning about Actionscript, I started playing around with anonymous functions.  I found them to be a convenient way to do some basic event handling quickly and easily while reducing the complexity of the code. For review, an anonymous function in Actionscript looks something like this: foo.addEventListener(EVENT, function (event:Event):void { bar++ } […]