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SuperCell 1.0.8 Update

SuperCell 1.0.8 update

In this video we’ll take a walk-through of the latest version of the front-end build system SuperCell version 1.0.8.  New changes include development and production modes, React, React Router, Flexbox layouts, an SVG icon component system as well as setting up an Apache server using HTML5 pushState ‘browserHistory’. Most of these changes where brought on by …

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ES6: string updates

es6 string updates

In this video we will take a look at updates to strings in JavaScript ES6. We’ll also explore new features such as template string literals, tagged templates, new string methods and unicode changes. Video Links JavaScript Template Literals: 00:52 JavaScript Multiline Strings: 01:32 JavaScript String Substitution: 02:02 JavaScript String Expressions: 02:43 JavaScript Tagged Templates: 03:56 …

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learning ES6 - let and const

ES6 let and const

In this episode we will start our adventures into JavaScript ES6 by looking at the new “let” and “const” variables.  We’ll see how these new variable types solve some long standing problems in JavaScript with how scope and bindings work.

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site march update 2016

March 2016 Site and Video Updates

Hey everyone! I wanted to post a quick update and let you know a few things I have planned for the near future. If you noticed I have done a few cosmetic upgrades on the site including redoing the index page and sidebar for a cleaner design. I also added…

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Javascript Learning Resources Page

JavaScript Learning Resources 2016

The Chinese philosopher Laozi famously wrote in the Tao Te Ching that “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. I think this is the perfect metaphor to keep in mind when confronting any new daunting task. In our case the mountain before us is JavaScript.

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SuperCell Front-End Build System

SuperCell Front-End Build System

In this video I will be giving a demo of my new front-end Gulp based build system for Node, Mobile and ES6+ React apps. It includes Gulp, Babel for ES6+ and React transpiling, Browserify and Watchify for bundling up your JavaScript Files, and the every popular browserSync and Sass / Autoprefixer.

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Gulp Build Postmortem

I finally had some time to do a complete rewrite of my jlGulp Starter Kit, eliminating the previous Ruby dependencies and removing compass entirely.  Along with that I was also able to add a few things on my wish list such as sourcemaps and a more flexible javascript task. If you would like to try out the …

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