justjs: node.js tutorials

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6/12 '12

Hey, where did you go?

Just checking in to give folks an update on what's happening with justjs.

Three things are going on, in descending order of importance:

  1. I'm getting married on Saturday! I'm busy getting ready for that long-awaited occasion and the honeymoon to follow. So justjs is running a bit behind schedule.
  2. The next installment will use Backbone... which means a complete rewrite of the blog. This is exciting. It also means it's taken a bit longer than the average installment.
  3. I am ready to throw CKEditor out the window of a very, very tall building. If I never see the words "Cannot call method setHtml of null" again, it will be much too soon.

So when I get back from snorkeling in Ambergris Caye, I will be ditching CKEditor, probably in favor of jWYSIWYG, and wrapping up the next installment of justjs.

In the meantime, I suggest you check out backbone.js. Because as fast as node is, there's still no reason to make your users wait for the browser itself to create a new universe on every page of your application. Backbone is where sanity and AJAX meet. I'm excited. But not as excited as I am about Roberta Susan Petusky. No offense, folks.

 

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