Advanced JavaScript: Async Patterns

Welcome to Part 9 of this review of the Pluralsight and Front End Masters course Advanced JavaScript by Kyle Simpson. Kyle Simpson is Head of Curriculum for MakerSquare and an evangelist of the open web. He lives in Austin, Texas, and is passionate about all things JavaScript. He’s written 8 books published by O’Reilly, including six…

Simple Tests with Node.js and Mocha

Welcome to Part 2 of this review of the Pluralsight course Node.js Testing Strategies by Rob Conery Rob has been working in the technology field full time since 1998 as a DBA and then a web developer. His original focus was the Microsoft ASP.NET stack, building tools like Subsonic and the first Micro-ORM: Massive. He co-founded…

Offline JavaScript APIs

Introduction to Offline Storage In the early days of the web, there was the Persistent cookie. Despite a lot of legal fuss, this was never a great mechanism for storing large amounts of data for offline use. Then HTML5 era brought in a raft of ideas about how we could improve the situation. Some of…

Introduction to Async and Parallel Programming in .NET 4

Welcome to this review of the Pluralsight course Introduction to Async and Parallel Programming in .NET 4 by Dr Joe Hummel. Joe has a PhD in the field of high-performance computing and has been specializing in Microsoft technologies since 1992. He is well-versed in Microsoft’s High-Performance Computing initiative (HPC Server, Compute Cluster Server, MPI, MPI.NET, OpenMP, PFx),…