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Ractive.js - Web Apps Made Easy

By Eugene Mirotin

Ractive.js provides powerful capabilities for web app development in a way that is refreshingly simple to learn and use. In this article, Toptal Engineer Eugene Mirotin walks you through the process of building a simple Ractive search app, demonstrating some of Ractive’s key features and the ways in which it helps simplify web app development. Code samples are provided and explained.

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Navigating the React.js Ecosystem

By Tomas Holas

In this article, I'll go through some of the interesting features and libraries that are available to use with React. Even if you don't plan on using React, taking a look at its ecosystem is inspiring. You may want to simplify your build system using the powerful, yet comparatively easy to configure, module bundler Webpack, or start writing ECMAScript 6 and even ECMAScript 7 today with the Babel compiler. So, let's explore the React ecosystem!

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Introducing Battlescripts: Bots, Ships, Mayhem!

By Mahmud Ridwan

Programming is about having fun and enjoying the process of creating something cool. That is why we decided to build a bot-vs-bot game platform around Battleship and make it open source. In this article, we take a look at the code and mechanics of the extensible engine behind this platform.

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Let LoopBack Do It: A Walkthrough of the Node API Framework You've Been Dreaming Of

By Jovan Jovanovic

While Ruby has Rails and Python has Django, the dominant application development framework for Node has yet to be established. But, there is a powerful contender gaining steam: LoopBack, an open source API framework built by StrongLoop, the creators of Express. Let's take a closer look at LoopBack and it's capabilities by turning everything into practice and building an example application.

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The 8 Most Common Mistakes That Ember.js Developers Make

By Balint Erdi

Ember.js is a comprehensive framework for building complex client-side applications. But, as with any advanced framework, there are still pitfalls Ember developers may fall into. With the following post, I hope to provide a map to evade these. Let's jump right in!!

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The 10 Most Common Bootstrap Mistakes That Developers Make

By Tomislav Bacinger

Bootstrap is a powerful toolkit. It comes bundled with basic HTML and CSS design templates that include many common UI components. Most of the important pitfalls are mentioned in the Bootstrap documentation, but still some mistakes are pretty subtle, or have ambiguous causes. This article outlines some of the most common mistakes, problems, and misconceptions when using Bootstrap.

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Why I Switched from AngularJS to React

By Kumar Sanket

This article provides the overview of pain points caused by AngularJS and reasons for switching to React.

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Top 8 Most Common Mistakes That Backbone.js Developers Make

By Mahmud Ridwan

Backbone.js equips the developer with an array of tools that are minimal but extremely flexible. This gives developers the option to design the applications the way they want, but also introduces a number of way things can go wrong. This article outlines a few common mistakes that Backbone.js developers can make, and how they may avoid them.

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Top 18 Most Common Mistakes that AngularJS Developers Make

By Michal Mikolajczyk

AngularJS is a very powerful framework. It is the third most starred repository on GitHub. It is not difficult to start using, but the goals that it is intended to accomplish demand comprehension. No longer can we ignore memory consumption, because it will not reset on navigation anymore. This is the vanguard of web development. Let’s embrace it!

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