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The integrity of your JavaScript Applications is being compromised and you (don't) know it

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

All sorts of companies are using JavaScript nowadays to build applications and websites. Most of them are unaware that at the same time their applicat...

How 17 Lines of Code Took Down Silicon Valley's Hottest Startups

Ken Mazaika | Posted 03.25.2016 | Technology
Ken Mazaika

Yesterday at 2:35 PST, one developer clicked one button on a site that broke the codebase of some of the hottest startups in the country.

How to Fix a Major Flaw in Our Current App Ecosystem

Alex Iansiti | Posted 02.15.2016 | Technology
Alex Iansiti

Google will do anything it can to get apps on its store, but let's face it, Apple has the better apps. Because Apple has the better apps, they want to choke off Android while trying to incentivize more devs to make apps for them, so they have a client stack that is as different from Google's as possible to make it hard for devs to switch over.

Teaching Kids To Code Is The New Teaching Kids Spanish

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology

Florida high school student Brooke Stewart would gladly swap two required foreign language classes to become fluent in JavaScript or Python, the codin...

How to Hire a JavaScript Developer

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

JavaScript is everywhere. From fancy reactive interface elements on a website to nifty features in robust offline-capable, geolocation-based web applications - JavaScript powers them all. But its usefulness is not limited to the front-end alone.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How 24 Year Old Study Notes Founder Feross Aboukhadijeh Stumbled Upon Viral Success

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

Millions of students have visited the Study Notes website to find reviewers for their AP exams, answer practice questions and go through college essays that were written by students who have made it to their dream schools.

Build Mobile Apps with JavaScript and the Node.js Ecosystem

Brian Rinaldi | Posted 05.05.2015 | Technology
Brian Rinaldi

Over the past few years, Node.js has grown to be widely popular for developing web applications. The primary reason for this is that it enables front-end developers to write server-side code using JavaScript.

Obama Writes His First Line Of Code

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.09.2014 | Technology

Obama became the first president in U.S. history to write a line of code Monday.

Protect Your Node.js Sources With JScrambler Before Unleashing it Into the Wild Wild Web

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Not everyone will feel the need to protect his code. But if you are doing serious things with JavaScript, have a look at JScrambler.

5 Workflow Tools for Front-End Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.20.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Automation isn't always meant to make us less productive, it's merely a way of being more efficient and effective with our code and projects.

Rethinking DOM Traversal

Brian Rinaldi | Posted 08.31.2014 | Huffpost Code
Brian Rinaldi

The browser can now handle DOM traversal in ways that weren't possible when jQuery was invented. Plus, new libraries have come along that offer a totally different approach to DOM traversal than the one we've grown so accustomed to. So, it seems like a fair time to ask, do we even need jQuery for DOM traversal anymore?

Disrupting Our Oceans is the Next Big Thing

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 08.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Saeed Jabbar

I invite you to see our oceans as a big sea of code with algorithms as its waves and realize that you can hack it.

Why Developers Should Embrace Apple's Swift Language

David Fekke | Posted 08.10.2014 | Huffpost Code
David Fekke

Swift has the power of traditional general purpose languages like C and C++, but it also has the elegance of a scripting language like Python. Swift will also attract developers to write software who would have never developed applications for the Mac or iOS platforms.

LISTEN: Our Team Makes WWDC and Google I/O Predictions

Posted 05.19.2014 | Huffpost Code

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss tech news and interview special, technically-skilled guests for the Floating Points Podcast. In thi...

10 Highlights From EmpireJS

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 05.14.2014 | Huffpost Code

Last week, Javascript enthusiasts gathered for the third annual EmpireJS conference. Attendees were treated to 24 talks from expert developers and eng...

The Web is Eating Software

Simon St. Laurent | Posted 05.25.2014 | Huffpost Code
Simon St. Laurent

On the front end, the browser has grown from being a strange dumb terminal of documents and forms to a full partner. The browser not only provides a window into the world of classic websites, but helps us deal with devices that we can reach over a network.

Famo.us to Provide Solution for JS/HTML5 Performance

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 03.25.2014 | Huffpost Code

A few years ago, HTML5 rose to fame with the great promise of the ability to develop mobile apps using web technologies. These apps were said to work ...

AngularJS: One Framework to Rule Them All?

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 03.25.2014 | Huffpost Code

Last week, Brad Green, Director of Engineering and manager of AngularJS at Google published a blog post about the upcoming AngularJS 2.0 design and ch...

Dear jQuery: I Love You!

Tim Boisvert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Tim Boisvert

You've made my life better. You've made my days easier. You've really turned into quite the friend, haven't you? All the time you've saved me has given me so much more time for other activities.

The Future of the Web As Seen From Google I/O Day Two

John Pavley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

It's the second day at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco. While the other members of the HuffPost tech team on site have been pursuing sessions on Android and Google Glass, I've been focused on something much more mundane: the World Wide Web.

Hacking Your Way Into The Workforce

John Pavley | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

If you are looking for work, or in danger of becoming out of work, there are concrete steps you can take to improve your situation. You can learn to hack. I know this formula for improving your employment options works: I did it myself 30 years ago.

Why (and How) I'm Finally Learning to Code

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 05.28.2012 | Technology
Raymond Schillinger

Few moments are more dispiriting than staring blankly at an eyeball-searing, monochrome terminal window, attempting to divine where I could have possibly erred amid lines and lines of disparate characters.