Intro to Unintrusive JavaScript with Django

September 21, 2008 The steps of the novice web developer are fraught with peril. They begin with HTML, then move onto CSS. They learn a web framework or two, and they finally start to wrangle with JavaScript. This tutorial aims to help the developer who has taken their first steps with Django, and wants to begin experimenting with adding JavaScript and Ajax to their webapps.

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Getting Started with Processing.js

May 10, 2008 Processing.js has been everywhere the past few days, but I didn't notice too much assistances for Javascript neophytes getting started with it, so I put one together while playing around a bit with it this evening.

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Log Collection Server with Node.js

January 31, 2010 A look at using Node.js to write a log collection server and also log submission clients. My first experiment with Node.js, which really impresses me with how easy it is to write flexible, powerful and efficient code in Node.js.

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Using Flot.js with the Digg Streaming API

April 6, 2011 Last year Digg released a Streaming API which exposes real-time activity on its site. It's available via JSONP, so this tutorial takes a quick look at dynamically populating a Flot.js graph using the API's data.

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Processing.jsの使い方

May 26, 2008 Processing.jsの目的と使い方について。最初、ちょっとだけ「なぜ面白い」という質問に答えて、後で簡単な例の作り方を説明する。

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Custom Django Views for Happier Ajax

September 24, 2008 This is the second part in the Django, jQuery & Ajax tutorial series, and takes a look at improving our first stab at Ajaxy functionality with something a bit... how shall we put it... less awful, by using custom Django views to respond to Ajax requests.

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Porting Django's urlpatterns to Node.js

March 7, 2010 A quick look at a bringing the Django patterns for urlpatterns.py and views.py to Node.js.

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Design of Processed Tower Defense

May 18, 2008 A look at the two main design patterns used to implement Processed Tower Defense, a simple tower defense game implemented using Processing.js.

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Three Processing.js Examples

May 14, 2008 The past couple of days I have been putting together a few Processing.js examples, and wanted to share them. They are all implemented via the Javascript api, and involve some level of human interaction.

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Callbacks Are An Informal Pipeline

March 7, 2010 Spending some time with Node.js I've begun to realize what a pain callbacks can be when they become sufficiently deep. That said, after sufficient nesting it's pretty easy to see how callbacks become very similar to a pipeline (in the simplest case, anyway).

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Updating Processing.js Graphics via Ajax

May 20, 2008 A look at an example of using Ajax to create synchronized and dynamic graphics. To keep things simple the backend creating the data is a one line php script, but the concept applies equally well to real services.

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