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Simple Newspaper Layout with jsPDF

over 2 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

In our previous post we examined basic methods from the jsPDF library and now we will build a realistic layout, a newspaper page.

Create PDFs Easily

over 2 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Most of us developers have had to generate PDF files at some point in time. I recently used a very interesting library and I would like to share my experience about it in a few tutorials.

Node.js Ecosystem

almost 3 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

When we met last time Nuno Job shared a presentation with me about Node.js. Very interesting one so I thought I would share it here so that I find it in the future.

Facebook Connect With Passport.js

almost 3 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I needed a Facebook authentication implemented with node.js. Seamed ok to use Passport.js for this purpose, it looks liket it is maintained a fairly easy to use.

HTML5 Captions and Subtitles

over 3 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I am a big believer in HTML5 in general, but the HTML5 video is one of my favourites due to my love of movies. And today I learned something new from the Mozilla Hacks blog.

Free APIs

about 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

All of us have used APIs and probably a few free ones too. Here are some you might not know yet.

Goodbye Backbone

about 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I had to recently do a Backbone.js test and that was the end of my cooperation with Backbone.

JavaScript Apps vs Progressive Enhancement

about 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

There has been another fight on the web lately. This is all about JavaScript applications making progressive enhancement impossible to do. That does not seam the case to me. Here is my take on the subject.

Ember 1.0 And Ember-data 1.0 Beta 1

about 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I first met Ember almost two years ago. If I am correct, it wasn't even named Ember at that time. And now we have a stable 1.0 version and a beta 1 data layer.

Some Ember Goodies, NProgress, Lush Type and Spark

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

We had a long weekend here in Hungary, but the web didn't. Here are few interesting things I came uppon in the last few days.

Tessel Runs JavaScript Right On The Device

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Node.js was probably the first step in widening JavaScript usage accross various platforms and devices. But things are evolving rapidly and we already have hardware which runs JS.

Examples In Open Source JavaScript Projects

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Many of us use Github, or something similar, for hosting our public or private projects. So do I. There is something though that is many times annoying about them. The examples.

React, a JavaScript Library for Building User Interfaces

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

This is one of the news that was waiting in my reeder inbox this morning. Let's check it out a bit.

Node.js On Localhost, With A Custom Domain

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I had to direct my browser to a node.js application, running on a custom port on my Mac. Easy? Yes. Here's how.

JSON API Spec - Finally

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

JSON API is extracted from the JSON transport implicitly defined by Ember Data's REST adapter. In general, Ember Data's goal is to eliminate the need for ad-hoc code per application to communicate with servers that communicate in a well-defined way.

Web Colour Data

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

"What is the most common colour/s or hue/s on the web? Do certain industries prefer certain colours over others? What colours are generally found together?"

Hoodie - Very Fast Web App Development

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Build complete web apps in days, without having to worry about backends, databases or servers, all with an open-source library.

The Internet Makes This Possible

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I many times read that the internet might be harmful. Yes, it might. But the thing is that it only might. Here's why.

Firebase And Ember.js

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I've been playing a bit with these two last weekend and let me share a few thoughts on that.

TowTruck

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Mozilla has released a new collaboration tool named TowTruck. I has a few interesting features, like cursor-mirroring, collaboratively editing forms and text, browsing through the site, and both text and real-time voice chat.

Firebase - Scalable Real-time Backend

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Build apps fast without managing servers.

Firepad - Open Source Collaborative Text Editing

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

While remote work is getting more and more attention, the need for good teamwork tools is getting higher. Here is one which might help remote collaboration in certain cases.

What Time Is It?

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Let the CSS and JavasScript tell you.

Notice - Ember Generated vs Hand-made Controllers

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Today I found another good thing I did not know about. Which actually feels obvious now, but it did not before I experienced it.

Notice - Yac, As Yet Another Cache

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Yac is a user data cache based on shared memory for PHP. It can be used to replace APC or local memcached.

Notice - Remy Sharp created '5 minute fork'

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

As he puts it "The number of times I've come across a cool demo, only to be faced with a github repo and no live link - it just bums me out" - such a good idea. Obviously, this is suitable mainly for frontend projects.

Notice - Ember.js and the default template action target

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Since the newest Ember.js release, I have had trouble determining the default target of an action, in a template.

Firefox OS And Blackberry 10

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Today we had a small gathering organized by Telenor here in Budapest. The topic was mobile devices, operating systems and their security.

Notice - vic.js

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Vic.js is a permissive validation/correction abstraction available for JavaScript.

Notice - Make a Difference in Your Life

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

There is a post on Web Advent 2012 which is a really good one. It is not about JavaScript, or Node.js, or PHP, or any fancy or not-so-fancy technology. It is just about what should matter.

Notice - Class Selectors

over 4 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Nathan Ford published a great post on class selectors at the end of 2012. It is worth reading, saving.

Mloc.js

almost 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

We had our biggest [almost]JavaScript conference here in Budapest. Let me share a few thoughts on it. Sadly, I could not be there because when I found out that Stoyan Stefanov is not coming anymore, I got a bit stalled and managed to miss all the tickets.

What Permissions Not to Ask For

almost 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Today I tried ti link my linkedin.com profile with my twitter account, so that my tweets get posted there, too. But I didn't do it.

Reaction to Opera's Decision

almost 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Recently Opera announced its decision to gradually move to Webkit. This has brought up many reactions in our huge we community. I have my own and here it is.

Ember Ready

almost 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Most of you probably know jQuery's ready event. Ember has something similar.

Ember Custom Events

almost 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Lately I have been using Ember.js a lot. I had a problem with firing/listening to events that are not common to Ember.js

The Way It Should Not Be

almost 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

Nowadays browsers, at least most of them, are becoming more like sandboxes. We developers can do lots of great stuff in a browser. But still, the web is full of not so good applications, of sites which are not as good as they should be. Why is that?

Chibi

about 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

"Think it's OK to serve up 30KB of framework over 3G just to manipulate a couple of DOM elements? Of course you don't because that's an asshat move and you're no asshat. You'll probably instead use a couple of lines of vanilla JavaScript, perhaps a little CSS :active with transitions, all while riding a unicorn bareback through a double rainbow, no hands." This is the official introduction to Chibi.

Reading About Javascript

over 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I am doing a lot of Javascript coding lately, so my reading is mostly about that. I read other articles too, but that is a small minority. Let me show show you the articles, posts that I came upon this week.

My First Meetup Presentation

over 5 years ago | Eduard Moldovan: eduardmoldovan.com - tech

I was a bit nervous about today. But things went well, apart from almost not being able to reach may presentation.