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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appendTo is excited to welcome John Kellar to the company. John will serve as Vice President of Professional Services and will guide and manage the operational fulfillment of appendTo’s Professional Services Business Unit. He comes to the company after long-time [...]