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ELI7L: JavaScript for Juveniles

Alumnus, Dan McKinney, believes that teaching a subject or craft to anyone helps to strengthen your own grasp. But what about when you are teaching JavaScript to a seven year old? 

Published 26th September 2018
7 minute read

Top 5 Javascript Newsletters for Bootcamp Alumni

Newsletters are an excellent and easy way to stay up to date with the ever-changing trends of the tech world. They provide new tricks of the trade, important news, sometimes job postings, and a constant source of conversation at networking events and job interviews. Jonathan Martin, Lead Instructor at DigitalCrafts and Javascript guru, has shared his favorite newsletters and why they are worth the read. 

Published 18th July 2018
4 minute read

What are JavaScript Promises?

Whether you are writing code for the browser or the backend, programming in JavaScript means writing chunks of code that could run at any time in the future. For example, imagine a web page that displays trains schedules for different stations. When a user chooses one of the stations, the data for that station is retrieved from the network, and then that data is shown to the user. When learning JavaScript, newcomers must master a number of asynchronous programming techniques. One of these is the use of Promises.

Published 16th May 2018
8 minute read

Building the Future of Advertising Using ARKit

Advertising is the means of selling items of value to people. Whether you see a billboard on the highway or a poster on the wall or a commercial on TV, all of these are ways of advertising a product to the customers. In the future Augmented Reality is going to play a very important role in how ads will be presented to the consumers.

Published 18th April 2018
5 minute read

Getting Started with JavaScript Promises: Part 1

A look at JavaScript Promises, which are now native in the ES6 release. Say goodbye to Bluebird, Q, etc., if you've been using them. If you haven't yet, welcome one of those big changes that will make a difference in your code!

Published 15th August 2017
10m minute read

Getting Started with Node.js: Part 4

Part 4 of Getting Started with Node.js. In Part 1, we installed Node.js and ran our "hello world" file through the command console. In Part 2, we took the same file and set up a Node.js server, and ran the file in the browser. In Part 3 we moved the content of our "page" to an HTML file. In Part 4 we will add a form to our HTML, submit it to our server, and accept the information on the new page.

Published 21st June 2017
10m minute read

Getting Started with Node.js: Part 3

Part 3 of Getting Started with Node.js. In Part 1, we installed Node.js and ran our "hello world" file through the command console. In Part 2 we took the same file and set up a Node.js server, and ran the file in the browser. In Part 3 we will move the content of our "page" to an html file.

Published 2nd June 2017
10m minute read

Best Tutorials For Learning Swift & iOS Development

The Internet is a big place, and learning Swift and iOS development is a big task. There is a huge volume of material out there for beginners to get their feet wet, but it can be tough finding a good place to start. This project began as an additional learning resource for our own iOS students, but it's my hope that other readers will find it useful as well.

Published 3rd November 2015
8 minute read

Getting Started with Node.js: Part 2

Part 2 of Getting Started with Node.js. In Part 1, we installed Node.js and ran our "hello world" file through the command console. Let's take the same file, start up a Node.js server, and run the file in the browser. Read on!

Published 21st August 2015
10 minute read

Getting Started with Angular.JS

Ready to take your JavaScript to the next level? Actually, let’s skip a couple levels and go to Angular.js, a JavaScript framework that will make your HTML and JavaScript do things that you thought only Superman could do. This tutorial covers a basic but awesome concept in Angular.js: two-way data binding. What is two-way data binding? Read on to find out.

Published 23rd July 2015
12 minute read
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