Tag: javascript

Tutorial: build a weather app with React

Launch React Weather App In this React tutorial for beginners, we are going to learn how to build a small and simple React app to display the weather of cities in the world. If you are interested in learning React, this beginners tutorial is a good starting point, as it…

Javascript: understanding the weird parts [Part 1]

Looking back and analysing how web technologies have evolved in the latest years, I've realised that Javascript is now the single most important skill every web developer must have. It's everywhere (also in the back-end!) and it's never going away (like Flash...). So, for this new year 2016, I decided…

The best codepens of 2015

These are the most hearted Pens of 2015. Quite impressive! http://codepen.io/2015/popular/pens/. If you are a front-end developer, I would recommend you to set some time aside to review all these examples. They give a real taste of what's trending at the moment and the kind…

Javascript loader with promises

A few days ago, while refactoring this website, I came across an interesting technique to load JS scripts using promises. My objective was to load the home page game scripts only on desktop devices (to minimise the loading impact on mobiles). The device detection part can be done like this:…

Tutorial: how to build a multi-player quiz app with Sails.js

1. Introduction This tutorial intends to explain how to build a game like Quiz Wars with the MVC Sails.js framework. Quiz Wars is a real time multi-player responsive web app to solve quizzes. The aim is to be the quickest answering quiz questions and win against other players. It…

Snow Stack, impresionantes efectos CSS 3D con HTML puro y Javascript

Snow Stack es la última muestra de lo que los CSS transformation nos puede llegar a ofrecernos, mediante el uso de javascript conseguimos un efecto de dinamismo que ya le gustaría a más de una aplicación de escritorio. Para probarlo necesitaremos la última versión de WebKit (r45824 o superior) y…