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I like trying out new frameworks and writing about them. Below you can find the latest articles I wrote.


An introduction to AngularJS: Writing your first controller

April 2nd, 2014 | 12 min read | angular, AngularJS, JavaScript

In this introduction tutorial series to AngularJS I’m going to build a small webapp introducing several aspects of AngularJS like controllers, filters, services and directives. I’m going to explain all of that by creating an artist/song-rating app, which (in the end) will look like: Awesome, don’t you think?

Writing real time applications using Spring, AngularJS and WebSockets

March 9th, 2014 | 2 min read | angular, AngularJS, JavaScript, Spring, Spring MVC, Web, WebSockets

HTML5 made browsers a powerful alternative to desktop applications. However, network traffic (when using AJAX or by simply loading pages) is always in one direction. The client requests a page from the server, which in turn responds with the proper content. With HTML5 WebSockets that’s a different story, websockets allow you to setup a full duplex […]

Writing real time applications using Spring and AngularJS (Part 3: AngularJS)

March 9th, 2014 | 14 min read | angular, AngularJS, JavaScript, Spring, Spring MVC, Web, WebSockets

In the previous two tutorials I made the entire back-end for the real time application. You probably have noticed that the configuration part actually took longer than actually writing the application itself, this is because there’s a lot of magic behind the screens (think about the data access layer we didn’t have to write). This […]

Writing real time applications using Spring and AngularJS (Part 1: Project setup)

March 9th, 2014 | 8 min read | angular, AngularJS, JavaScript, Spring, Spring MVC, Web, WebSockets

HTML5 made browsers a powerful alternative to desktop applications. However, network traffic (when using AJAX or by simply loading pages) is always in one direction. The client requests a page from the server, which in turn responds with the proper content. With HTML5 WebSockets that’s a different story, websockets allow you to setup a full […]