• February 25, 2014 - Jordan Foreman

    JavaScript Game Development: Breakout

    Creating video games can be a very fun and rewarding exercise for anyone looking to improve their development skills in any language. Its beneficial for anyone new to the field of game development to try their hand at recreating some of the simpler classics. In this article, we’ll walk through creating our very own Brick-Breaker […]

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  • February 6, 2014 - Jordan Foreman

    Getting Started with Grunt.js

    What is Grunt? First things first, let’s talk about what Grunt is exactly. Grunt is a JavaScript based task runner. Helpful? Probably not. Grunt is a great tool for automating many of the things that you probably do on a daily basis – things such as compiling Sass or Coffeescript, concatenating JavaScript files, running unit […]

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  • December 8, 2013 - Jordan Foreman

    The Transition to Native Javascript

    Over the past several years, jQuery has “replaced” JavaScript as the industry standard for developing advanced interaction in Web Applications. There are a lot of benefits to using jQuery that have contributed to the framework’s top-dog position that we’ll take a look at – I may even attempt to argue against a few. We’ll also […]

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  • November 13, 2013 - Jordan Foreman

    Understanding Javascript – Part 1: The Basics

    In his book – Javascript, The Good Parts – author Douglas Crockford opens with a very solid point: “JavaScript is the only language that I’m aware of that people feel they don’t need to learn before they start using it” – Douglas Crockford How silly some people are! Popular frameworks (I’m looking at you jQuery) […]

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