M. David Green, Jun 08

Higher-Order Functions in JavaScript

Continuing his look at functional programming in JavaScript, M. David Green examines higher-order functions and how they can help us avoid code duplication.
M. David Green, May 25

An Introduction to Functional JavaScript

M. David Green demonstrates how you can start thinking functionally in JavaScript, by refactoring some all-too-common imperative code to a functional style.
Ivaylo Gerchev, May 22

The Final Steps to Mastering JavaScript's "this" Keyword

Completing his look at JavaScript's 'this' keyword, Ivaylo Gerchev examines how to use 'this' in callbacks and closures, as well as lexical binding in ES6.
David Catuhe, May 14

Introducing Vorlon.js: How to Use It to Debug Your Javascript Remotely

Microsoft's David Catuhe introduces vorlon.js, and explains how it can help with remote JavaScript debugging
Jeff Burtoft, May 13

Hosted Web Apps on Android, iOS, and Windows with manifold.JS

Microsoft's Jeff Burtoft explains how to build hosted web apps using the new manifold.JS tool.
Ivaylo Gerchev, May 01

Revealing the Inner Workings of JavaScript's "this" Keyword

Understanding JavaScript's this keyword can often be a tricky business. In this article Ivaylo Gerchev examines the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
David Rousset, Apr 30

Enhance Your JavaScript Debugging with Cross-Browser Source Maps

Microsoft's David Rousset explains how to simplify JavaScript debugging by using cross-browser source maps.
David Catuhe, Apr 29

JavaScript like a Boss: Understanding Fluent APIs

Microsoft's David Catuhe explains how to make your APIs "fluent": more readable and human-friendly
Marcello La Rocca, Apr 23

Three JavaScript Quirks That Java/C Developers Should Know

Marcello La Rocca discusses three JavaScript features that cause headaches to developers coming from Java and C.
Christian Johansen, Apr 22

Immutability in JavaScript

Christian Johansen covers what immutability is, how to use immutability in JavaScript, and why it's useful.
David Catuhe, Apr 21

Understanding ECMAScript 6: Template Strings

Microsoft's David Catuhe explains ECMAScript 6's advanced support for multiline strings.
Christian Johansen, Apr 16

Thinking Outside the DOM: Composed Validators and Data Collection

Christian Johansen concludes his mini-series by discussing composed validators, how to extract data from a form element, and how to report errors.
David Catuhe, Apr 16

Using Closure Space to Create Real Private Members in JavaScript

Microsoft's David Catuhe explains how JavaScript developers can embed private members into an object using a technique called “closure space”.
David Catuhe, Apr 15

Improve JavaScript Performance Analysis Results with User Marks

Microsoft's David Catuhe explains how to optimize your JavaScript performance with user marks and tools found in Internet Explorer and Project Spartan
Christian Johansen, Apr 09

Thinking Outside the DOM: Concepts and Setup

Christian Johansen discusses the concept and the problems of having a tightly coupled code and how to write code that doesn't depend on the DOM.
David Catuhe, Mar 24

Simple Inheritance with JavaScript

Microsoft's David Catuhe explains JavaScript's approach to simple inheritance, which differs from what you may be familiar with in C# or C++
David Catuhe, Mar 19

Understanding ECMAScript 6: Class and Inheritance

Microsoft's David Catuhe explains how to use classes and inheritance in ECMAScript 6.
James Edwards, Mar 09

Accessible Drag and Drop with Multiple Items

James Edwards shows you how to extend the capabilities of the HTML5 drag and drop API, so it can handle multiple elements, and support keyboard interaction.
Craig Buckler, Mar 04

Easy URL Parsing With Isomorphic JavaScript

Can you write JavaScript code which runs on the client and server? Craig discusses a pragmatic isomorphic approach.
Aurelio De Rosa, Feb 19

Creating an Image Gallery with the Flickr API — Style and Logic

Aurelio De Rosa finishes his guide to creating a functional, simple image gallery using the Flickr API, focusing on the style and logic of the service
Aurelio De Rosa, Feb 16

Creating an Image Gallery with the Flickr API — Requirements and Markup

Aurelio De Rosa explains how to set up an image gallery service using the Flickr API, starting with the basics — the requirements and markup
Ivaylo Gerchev, Feb 11

Demystifying JavaScript Closures, Callbacks and IIFEs

Ivaylo Gerchev examines three of the most important and heavily-used concepts in modern JavaScript development — closures, callbacks and IIFEs
Aurelio De Rosa, Jan 19

Auto-filling Forms with jQuery and the Web Storage API

This article shows how jQuery and the Web Storage API can be used to auto populate form data based on historic data.
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 13

Custom Events and Ajax Friendly Page-ready Checks

Bruno Skvorc will run you through a short tutorial on building a JavaScript library that fires off custom made events when an ajax load has been completed!