This is the page 14 of 113 of the blog archive. On this page you have articles from 14 Sep 2011 to 07 Sep 2011.

Windows 8 JavaScript code examples

Windows 8 JavaScript code examplesAs seen from the list, JavaScript is a first-class citizen in the Windows 8 world. For example, dealing with Contacts:

Microsoft embraces the Universal Runtime

Microsoft embraces the Universal RuntimeSimple JS calls like var instance = new Windows.SomeInterface() will be the new way to access Windows APIs, with HTML5 and CSS for rendering.

GObject Introspection is coming to Node.js

GObject Introspection (GIR) is a way to create automatic bindings to GNOME libraries for various different programming languages. I’ve written before about the benefits of bringing GIR to PHP, and now it seems something similar is happening on Node.js.

Embrace and extend

I’m getting worried about Google. Long one of the champions of the open web alongside Mozilla, the rise of social networking silos and the app economy seem to have scared them. And like any scared organism, they lash out.

Implement LDAP servers in JavaScript

Implement LDAP servers in JavaScriptI’m quite excited about this. LDAP has always been an interesting protocol, but with rather complicated implementations.

Contract-based CoffeeScript

Contract-based CoffeeScriptVery interesting fork of CoffeeScript that allows you to do programming by contract. Simple example which specify that a function takes a number as argument, and also returns a number: