Month: December 2017

Understanding JavaScript’s that and .bind()

  If you’ve ever manipulated the DOM in JavaScript, you’ve probably come across the contextual this bug. You’re coding up an amazing click event, slamming the keys and feeling like a code ninja. You go to test your code in the browser and nothing works. this is undefined apparently. You realize that the this keyword […]

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You’re Missing Out If You’re Not Optimizing Your Web App with Rust

  “Rust is a secret weapon,”  Brian Anderson, software engineer at Mozilla, said in Mozilla’s promotional video. That doesn’t really explain what Rust is and why you’d want to use it in your web application. We’ll demystify Rust by answering some common questions. Is Rust like Ruby or Python? Not quite. Rust, on its face, […]

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