Indexed: Query IndexedDB Like Mongo

As part of the Riggr SPA library I've been working on for a project I wanted to include a way to work with IndexedDB much the same as how I interact with Mongo. Indexed provides methods allowing simple querying and manipulation of IndexedDB. It's written with a UMD wrapper so…

Call Dev/Prod Scripts with Data-* Attributes

One thing that's always bugged me about full-stack Node/JS development is the disconnect between run environments for the front-end and the Node server. Typically the approach is to create two run-mode 'versions' - src & dist (or something similar). However, if you're using asynchrounous module definition, writing CSS with…

Up and Running with Riggr in 2 Minutes

I'm a big fan of 'stack' frameworks in JavaScript. Too much opinion and bloat makes my head hurt. I would much prefer be able to choose a set of libs that compose my framework. Riggr is simply this 'stack' in an organized format. It utilizes RequireJS, Knockout, and jQuery with…

A Cleaner Full Stack

I'm seeing an issue in full-stack JavaScript development; separation of concerns on a larger scale. The Situation You're building a full-stack app - NodeJS services with an SPA (for example). The tendency would be to build this all as one application: myapp - lib/ - node_modules/ - public/ -…

You Should Be Reinventing the Wheel

A timeless phrase "reinventing the wheel", I feel, should catch up with the times. This is the technology age, not the stone age. Some Background I've recently been working with DurandalJS which is a great framework. If you're not familiar; it's built around RequireJS, jQuery and Knockout, and for my…