Tuesday 22 May 2012

NodeToDos Part 1

Welcome to the first part in a mini series in which we will convert the Backbone.js Todos Example to use a Node.js backend. If you are new to Node.js and need help installing and setting up Node.js, check out my previous post - here.

Tuesday 15 May 2012

Opinion: The Future Of Coding

What is the future of coding for us developers? If we look at our industry, nothing much has changed at the root since the 70's. We are still reliant on loops, switches and constants. The syntax of languages might have changed but the underlying design is still the same. GUIs for creating programs are the same; we still drag on a control and wire up events - apart from the look of these GUIs, is there any really difference from say VB6 and Expression Blend?