• Talk Functional Javascript: CVjs Meetup September 18, 2013

    Functional programming has been making the rounds lately with a lot of press. I had watched some awesome talks on functional Javascript, read the self proclaimed book Functional Javascript and in general was pretty excited to learn more about the topic. I proposed a meetup about functional Javascript hoping it would bring forward some nice discussions. As it turned out, it is still quite an emerging concept which resulted in me warbling for nearly and hour and a half!

  • For Loops and Scope Issues May 30, 2013

    Today I wanted to tease out how function scoping can be confusing for new Javascript developers. We will also tackle a few ways in which we can work around this limitation. To demonstrate this, we will construct an simple use case: we have a list of objects and we want to programmatically generate a toString method for each of them. Look closely at the code and see if you can spot the error.

  • Fast Experimentation with Javascript February 10, 2013

    What do you do when you are in want of testing snippets of javascript? Jump into Chrome's DevTools? Perhaps NodeJS repl? A HTML playground online? JSBin has easily won my affections for exploring javascript.