Book review roundup

Here’s a quick roundup of books that I’ve read this year. Also see my review of The Software Craftsman by Sandro Mancuso. Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi A book I read after seeing the recommendations by Daragh Byrne and Xavier Morera on Simple Programmer. This is a deep book, that is quite long and heavy. Very thought-provoking. I think I will read…

HTML5 Advanced Topics

This is a review of the third course in the HTML5 learning path on Pluralsight. The previous course is HTML5 Fundamentals, which is also by Craig Shoemaker. Whereas the HTML5 Fundamentals course was updated to a 2nd edition, unfortunately this course hasn’t been. There is still a lot of relevant and useful information in this…

HTML 5 Fundamentals

HTML5 Fundamentals by Craig Shoemaker was one of the first Pluralsight courses I ever watched, but then it was retired and replaced with a fully updated second edition, which I’ve only just got around to watching almost 3 years later. The good news is that HTML5 is now mostly supported by all of the major…

Testing Clientside JavaScript

Testing Clientside JavaScript is the final course in the JavaScript Learning Path on Pluralsight. This is the longest of all these courses; almost 5 hours in total. If you are new to unit testing in JavaScript then I recommend watching the entire course, but if you are only interested in learning a particular framework you…

Fixing Common JavaScript Bugs

Fixing Common JavaScript Bugs by Elijah Manor This is a review of the penultimate course in the JavaScript Learning Path on Pluralsight. TL;DL This course examines common bugs exposing each problem and how to solve it, helping prevent you from making these mistakes gain a better understanding of how JavaScript works. It is a gem of…