We are excited to announce that our new presentation platform that we have been working on at appendTo has launched into public beta. Blazon is a product designed specifically for technical presenters and trainers with this goal: to provide the best way to quickly and easily create beautiful technical presentations.
devLink is one of our favorite conferences of the year, a conference whose focus is the developer community. devLink aims to keep the cost of the conference low, you can get into the 3-day conference for as low as $100. At appendTo we really value this notion of giving back to the community and why we are heading to the conference in force.
Encapsulate what varies. This principle has become my motto for development. Whenever I evaluate my own code (or the code of others), I always look for ways to use this principle to make code more expressive and maintainable.
Brian Edgerton looks at a simple implementation of the request-response pattern and how it can be used to abstract data access in an application. Brian deep dives into his experience developing large scale applications, specifically, regarding the architecture patterns that are used to make appendTo’s code maintainable and extendable.
appendTo is proud to announce our newest Senior Trainer, Vernon Kesner. Vernon comes with eleven years of front-end experience and a passion for educating developers.
appendTo has been working with the support of Microsoft Open Tech since the fall of 2012 on making a version of jQuery work in developing Windows 8 Store Applications. With the upcoming jQuery 2.0 you’ll now be able to build Apps with the support of jQuery.
appendTo would like to congratulate the Backbone.js project on their 1.0 release. We’ve been using Backbone.js in projects for our clients and internally for quite some time. Backbone.js provides a way to abstract your applications into separate smaller pieces that are then easy to maintain.
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