javascript

Making sense of JavaScript (1)

Well I am unsure if I’ll ever really enjoy using JavaScript. But, good thing is that I do not really need it so far, am in the comfortable situation of just trying to do so out of curiosity and for my own entertainment. And after all, given my earlier rant on this, I have to say that by now I made a step ahead…

JavaScript Library Hell

After being into software development now for almost 20 years, counting in student days, these days I have to admit I spent most of this time, and especially most of my „productive“ work on the server side using Perl and Java, with Python and shell scripting always being around as tooling things but never as real first-choice languages. Through these years, also my perceptions of architecture, technology and, actually, using

a clueless start to node.js

node.js is a technology that has been on my „to-try“ stack of technologies for quite a while now. There has been quite some fuzz out there recently regarding this framework, and as so far I wanted to have a closer look on what’s possible in JavaScript outside the browser, anyway, it seemed a good reason for dealing with something „new“ just for the sake of it, even without immediately having