Software Development Tutorials

Getting started guides, How-to's, and in-depth explanation of various topics in software development.


AngularJS: Looking under the hood [Part 2]

JavaScript AngularJS Oct 14, 2014

Last week I published an article that looked under the hood of AngularJS. We’ve got another five secrets from the source code this week, so let’s dive in, learn some more about Angular’s internal workings and things I’ve learned along the way that have helped me become a better developer.

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Building a sliding modal dialog with Angular JS

A fancy pants sliding modal dialog with fading overlay built in Angular JS and LESS CSS. Don't keep using a third-party solution, build your own custom, reusable modal from scratch!

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AngularJS: Looking under the hood [Part 1]

JavaScript AngularJS Oct 7, 2014

The more AngularJS you write, the more you marvel at its magic. I got pretty curious about some of the fantastic things Angular does and decided to dive into the source code and see if I could reveal some of its secrets. I’ve documented some of the things I’ve found really useful that explain some of the more advanced (and hidden!) side of Angular in its 23,000+ lines of source code!

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Speeding up AngularJS apps with simple optimizations

JavaScript AngularJS Aug 6, 2014

AngularJS is a huge framework with that already has many performance enhancements built in, but they can’t solve all our problems. No matter how fast the framework, we can all create sluggish code through bad practices and not understanding key concepts that help it perform well. The following

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