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

Working with Nodember

May 24th, 2014 | 5 min read | Ember.js, Express, JavaScript, MongoDB, Node.js

A while back I wrote a tutorial about writing a small app using Ember.js by storing its data inside the HTML5 LocalStorage. In this tutorial I will be using Node.js REST webservice and store the data into a MongoDB database. By writing both front-end and back-end in JavaScript, I’m able to write an entire application […]

Ember.js in action

April 17th, 2014 | 2 min read | Ember.js, JavaScript, Web

If you’re a developer for the past five years you may have noticed an explosion in the JavaScript world. Suddenly frameworks, concepts, standards and building tools are popping everywhere. The browser is becoming a valuable alternative to desktop applications and if you didn’t already hop on to the JavaScript train towards the future, then it’s […]

Ember.js in action: Components and views

April 17th, 2014 | 13 min read | Ember.js, JavaScript, Web

In our last two tutorials we made a simple song list app where you could add/delete songs from a list. To make the app really good we’re going to add a rating component to the app, allowing us to rate the songs and eventually sort them based on their rating. So let’s start!

Ember.js in action: Helpers and adapters

April 17th, 2014 | 7 min read | Ember.js, JavaScript, Web

In the previous tutorial I talked about setting up a simple application using Ember.js. We wrote a simple app containing a route, a controller and a store (using Ember-data). In this tutorial we will go further using stores by adding an adapter to the store and removing elements from our store as well. Another feature […]

Ember.js in action: Routes and controllers

April 16th, 2014 | 12 min read | Ember.js, JavaScript, Web

In my previous tutorial I explained how to create a simple song rating app using AngularJS and storing the data in the HTML5 LocalStorage. Today I’m going to do the same thing, but this time I will be using Ember.js. The setup is quite easy, I’m going to write an app that allows you to […]