Let’s Build A Todo App With BackboneJS And CoffeeScript

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This tutorial will teach you how to put together a Todo app using CoffeeScript and BackboneJS. You can find the entire code for this tutorial on the Github repository. Here’s What We’ll Build The todo app is inspired by TodoMVC, except that we’re using Backbone.js alongside CoffeeScript as our stack, and we’ll style the app differently. It … Read moreLet’s Build A Todo App With BackboneJS And CoffeeScript

The Ultimate List of 200 Greatest Web Apps On The Net: A Product Maker’s Guide

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For web developers and designers out there, in an effort to be always improving our craft, it pays to see what others have accomplished. By looking at the brilliance and mistakes of others, we become better and can emulate what works, and discard what doesn’t work. I realize this list is highly subjective. It is … Read moreThe Ultimate List of 200 Greatest Web Apps On The Net: A Product Maker’s Guide

(Almost) Hands-Off Rails Deployments With Mina and Nginx on Ubuntu 14 LTS

Deployments on servers

Production deployment can quickly turn into a headache if you are not careful. In the ideal world, you’d simply click a button, and your code can go straight into production, delivering your latest releases to your users without skipping a beat. This is critical to get right because without a deployment step, your app that … Read more(Almost) Hands-Off Rails Deployments With Mina and Nginx on Ubuntu 14 LTS

The Real Sci-Fi Challenge: Because Our Best Ideas Are Feeble

our best ideas are not good enough

Here’s a big, bold challenge. Let’s take the best scifi ideas out into the real world, combine them with code and see if that doesn’t yield plausible solutions for today’s boldest challenges. I’m calling this the Real Sci-Fi Challenge With good reason. As bloggers and scifi writers our words can remain in imaginary universes and leave the world … Read moreThe Real Sci-Fi Challenge: Because Our Best Ideas Are Feeble