Monthly Archives: July 2017

Hello World with the Bootstrap Web UI Framework

The instructions below can be followed to build and run a minimal web page using Bootstrap. Bootstrap is a free and open source web UI development framework originally created by developers working at Twitter. (To be honest, there’s not much … Continue reading

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Installing and Running Magento

The instructions below can be followed to install and run a sample e-commerce site using Magento. Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform implemented in PHP and originally developed by Varien, Inc. 1. Download and install XAMPP, a software package which … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Knockout.JS

The instructions below can be followed to create a simple task list application in Knockout.js. Knockout.js is an open-source JavaScript web framework that implements the “MVVM” (“Model-View-ViewModel”) software pattern. It was developed by Steve Sanderson while employed at Microsoft. These … Continue reading

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Getting Started with ReactJS

The instructions below can be followed to create a simple user interface in React.js. React.js is an open-source user interface library for JavaScript originated by Facebook. These instructions are a simplified version of the tutorial found on React.js’s official website, … Continue reading

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A Flood-Fill Implementation in JavaScript

Below is a simple implementation of a floodfill algorithm in JavaScript. When run, the program will draw a green background on a canvas, render the word “FLOOD” over it in orange, and then flood-fill the background with cyan, leaving the … Continue reading

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A Visual Acuity Chart Generator in JavaScript

The JavaScript code below, when run, will generate a random visual acuity chart. To see it in action, copy it into an .html file and open that file in a web browser that runs JavaScript. This code is just a … Continue reading

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