Get your Backbone straight

One of the major problems that I had with Backbone.js I had when I was starting to adopt, it's that Backbone is not a typical framework. It is more of a micro-framework, actually it's just a very light library. It is also a very unopinionated one. That is the…

Brave Tech World

Watching all the madness that happened at CES this year was really fun and weird at the same time. CES is that time of the year that we all let our inner geeks go wild. They were definitely some trends that clearly prevailed and some trends that didn't do so…

Lockr v0.5.0 released

Few months ago, I have written a prototype of a library to use localStorage more efficiently. In the meantime, I totally forgot about it until I started writing the v2.0.0 of the BugSense JavaScript SDK. So I started development for bugsense.js and I run into the same…

Enjoyable Javascript

The first handshake When I started learning the building elements of the Web, I had the impression that Javascript is that hefty, untamable beast that nobody really understands, a language so wicked that noone really wants to write it anyway, although it's inevitable. Let's get this out of the way…

Is Kindle Paperwhite really worth it?

I've been using Kindles for almost two years. My first Kindle was a 4th generation Kindle (not the touch one). Since then, ebooks for me was just a thing from a science fiction articles, just like flying cars. It was technically plausible but couldn't see it replacing paper books anytime…

(maximum-awesome)^2

In the quest for the perfect conf In my previous post, I wrote about my experience switching to Vim. After getting familiar with using Vim, I started to search on ways to improve my workflow. At the time, I was using Janus build and I have to say, I didn't…