Issue: 2015 Nov/Dec

  • Rod Paddock discusses over-engineered code - how you should always code as if the person who ends up maintaining your code is a violent psychopath who knows where you live.
  • Take your company to the next level when you consider all of a client’s requests. No one can see the future, but it’s possible that the unreasonable thing that your client ask...
  • Paul begins a new series on working within HTML and the Web API with this close-up look at JavaScript and jQuery. You’ll learn some of the juicy details, but you’ll also get a...
  • What’s the difference between a trade secret and a patentable idea? What about copyright—how does that work into the equation. John makes it all clear with a focus on trade secrets.
  • In this continuation of his series, Sahil focuses on TypeScript and why it’s mandatory if you want to write good, reliable code in JavaScript.
  • If you’ve ever wondered how your SQL Server knowledge stacked up, you’ll want to take Kevin’s unofficial test. He explains both the right and wrong answers, so no matter what ...
  • Take a look at third-party applications and code before sitting down to develop because the tools you need to build your masterpiece might already be available. Jason shows us...
  • You’re going to have to hold onto your hat! Jeffrey looks at what’s new in VS 2015, and it’s all good.
  • Bilal takes us on a tour of Telerik’s Kendo UI and its great number of widgets that facilitate your Web or mobile app development process. There’s no need for multiple libraries anymore!
  • Ted talks about the difference between being motivated and needing motivation in the first of a series on the subject.