Example ReactJS app using TypeScript and Fluxxor

I'll let the repository do the talking... good or bad. Here is the readme from the repository. Working todo example with ReactJS, FlUxxor, and TypeScript. It also uses hapi as the server compnent and oboe as the XHR library. Install Just clone this repository. Then run npm install and bower…

Nested npm modules with ambient typings files and duplicate identifiers

First off, wow, that title is a lot. There is probably a much more elegant and concise way to say that, but I didn't want to waste more brian cells on that, as I am running low, trying to solve what the title describes. OK, so here is the scenario.…

JavaScript task runners - Why not use npm?

I have been considering my options lately as to which task runner to use. I have always used grunt to handle task management and have been looking at gulp as many projects are leaning that way. I haven't pulled the trigger as I haven't found the need. In my most…

Visual Studio Online - Monaco - The Browser IDE

As a long time developer, I have always had a hard time picking the right laptop for me. I want the portability and battery life given from smaller machines like the MacBook Air or any of the new "ultra books", but don't want to sacrifice the horsepower since I primarily…

Dependency Injection in NodeJS with Forge and Smithy

Who needs dependency injection in JavaScript? Coming from the .NET community, I am well versed in the benefits of using an Inversion of Control container. This really allows you to focus on the single responsibility principle and makes unit testing easier. For a while now I have been working with…

Load Grunt modules automatically

If you are a fan of grunt like I am, and if you are a web developer, you should take a look, you know what the maintenance of a gruntfile is like. It isn't hard to develop, you just have to run npm install [my-grunt-package] --save-dev for each package and…