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March 2012 Entries

Book Review–The Little Book on CoffeeScript

The Little Book on CoffeeScript, by Alex MacCaw, provides a quick dive into CoffeeScript, a new scripting language which is based off of, and compiles to, JavaScript. It is a simpler form of JavaScript, with syntax and feature implementation that is inspired by both Ruby and Python. The author does a great job of explaining the differences within CoffeeScript over the JavaScript language, such as using Ruby-style string interpolation instead of JavaScript’s string addition and using Python-style ......

CTTDNUG’s Mobile + Cloud App Workshop–Wrap Up

After months of plotting and planning and organizing the logistics to host a full day workshop for the local area .NET developers/enthusiasts (refer to my post, Trials and Tribulations of Running a Full Day Workshop), CTTDNUG's Mobile + Cloud App Workshop went off without a hitch! Not without some minor bumps along the way, believe you me. In the 24 hours leading up to that event, I had my fair share of concerns. Mainly the weather. Environment Canada had issued a severe weather alert that resembled ......