The following covers what the TypeScript language is compared to ActionScript 1, 2, and 3 with as much context as possible and compares the syntax side by side. This article should help serve as a reference while you learn TypeScript. Also, these articles always help me learn while writing them and I like to have documentation I can refer to later.
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Backbone in particular has some longevity amongst the many frameworks available and has been used in some high profile applications (notably Pivotal Tracker). Since I’ve recently been fixing a web application project with a varied history, I’m diving head first into Backbone, and taking a break from diving into Angular.
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Below, I describe my experiences with Ext JS after the Sencha Fast Track training, my challenges with doing browser based work in a consulting context, and my thoughts on why it matters to Flex Developers.
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I’m glad I went to RIA Unleashed this year. First year run by the FITC crew who always have their act together. I always like the crowd in Boston. This year was different for a few reasons.
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