Up and Running with Riggr in 2 Minutes

I'm a big fan of 'stack' frameworks in JavaScript. Too much opinion and bloat makes my head hurt. I would much prefer be able to choose a set of libs that compose my framework. Riggr is simply this 'stack' in an organized format. It utilizes RequireJS, Knockout, and jQuery with…

A Cleaner Full Stack

I'm seeing an issue in full-stack JavaScript development; separation of concerns on a larger scale. The Situation You're building a full-stack app - NodeJS services with an SPA (for example). The tendency would be to build this all as one application: myapp - lib/ - node_modules/ - public/ -…

You Should Be Reinventing the Wheel

A timeless phrase "reinventing the wheel", I feel, should catch up with the times. This is the technology age, not the stone age. Some Background I've recently been working with DurandalJS which is a great framework. If you're not familiar; it's built around RequireJS, jQuery and Knockout, and for my…

Simple Todo List App with DozerJS

One of the great features of DozerJS is that it is extremely simple to work with, even for those new to NodeJS development. In this post I'm going to walk through creating a basic Todo-List application to demonstrate basic usage and I/O. 1. Install the NPM To make interaction…

Getting Started with DozerJS

When I initially started work on DozerJS the goal was to create a base scaffold and structure that would make creating Node web services simple. The other goal was to not abstract the developer from the underlying Express framework or any other core components. Instead, the thought was to provide…