Tag : Javascript

Written on Oct, 08, 2013 by in

In case you didn’t notice, Microsoft seriously moved the cheese for SharePoint developers in SharePoint 2013 with its new “App” model. Since the beginnings of SharePoint, developers have deployed code that runs on the SharePoint servers themselves, yet with this new model, code runs in the browser, on an external server, or in Windows Azure – pretty much anywhere except …

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Written on Oct, 09, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

Earlier last week, Microsoft announced a new programming language, TypeScript. This language is a superset of JavaScript designed to make writing large-scale apps in JavaScript easier and faster. Over the past several years, the size of a typical JavaScript app has grown to be rather large, spanning many files, with tens of thousands of lines of code. Single Page Applications …

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Written on Aug, 28, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

This post is a detour from a larger MVC on WinJS post, but code organization is an important topic for developers transitioning from C#/XAML and merits a blog post of its own. First, a shameless self-promotion update – I will be speaking in 3 weeks at the NYC Code Camp on the topic of getting started with WinJS programming. You …

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Written on Jul, 02, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about PhoneGap (I’m writing this post on the train to Boston and can already feel the torch mob forming at Back Bay). Today I want to talk about the encroachment of the web onto mobile platforms. This will be of greatest interest to those who develop enterprise applications. I still have no …

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