Get Up and Running with Ember FastBoot

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Get up and running with Ember FastBoot with this video tutorial. This video tutorial goes through converting a simple application using jQuery AJAX calls, components, and Ember Data to using Ember FastBoot in under 5 minutes. It’s that easy.

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Styling <select> Elements with CSS

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

As a JavaScript developer, I find myself keeping up less and less with CSS. Recently I had to style a select menu and figured this was probably now possible in at least modern browsers. After some research and trial and error, this is the solution I ended up with that worked pretty well:

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Promises and Closure Actions in Ember

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Recently I was working with closure actions and learned something new about promises in the process.

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(Podcast) Why Should Ember.js Be Your First Framework You Learn?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Why should Ember be your first framework? This question and many more is discussed today in this special podcast episode with Jeff Biles from Ember Screencasts, Erik Hanchett from programwitherik.com, and myself. We discuss frameworks, Emberconf, and much more. Check it out below!

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What are Ember Data Snapshots?

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

If you’ve had to work with Ember Data and non-standard APIs, you may have dug into the adapters and serializers a bit and seen snapshot as a parameter to a few of the methods. If you dug a little deeper, you may have learned that a snapshot is an instance of DS.Snapshot, a private class in Ember Data. If you visit the API docs for this class, it doesn’t really tell you what it is. It just tells you what methods and properties are available on snapshots. So what is a snapshot and why do you care?

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