The meandering journey of NodeBots Interchange

Published Wednesday, January 27th 2016

What started as a plan to simply make components work a bit better with NodeBots turned into a way of managing any firmware using JavaScript.

A 8 minute read 2.2k words

10 posts about javascript

  • Wednesday, January 27th 2016

    The meandering journey of NodeBots Interchange

    What started as a plan to simply make components work a bit better with NodeBots turned into a way of managing any firmware using JavaScript.

    8 minute read (2.2k words)

  • Monday, September 7th 2015

    JavaScript: not just the language of the web

    JS is moving out of the browser and into all manner of places. My notes and slides from my talk on this topic at JSFoo 15.

    2 minute read (330 words)

  • Saturday, August 8th 2015

    DDD JavaScript IoT workshop

    A summary of the various projects completed as part of the JS IoT workshop given at DDD Melbourne 2015.

    1 minute read (120 words)

  • Monday, May 4th 2015

    Controlling networked LEDs using a smartwatch

    The ESP8266 is a capable device in its own right and can run a simple web server. Couple this with a smartwatch for control and you have some interesting remote control options.

    1 minute read (170 words)

  • Wednesday, April 15th 2015

    Book launch of Make: JavaScript Robotics

    This new book on JavaScript robotics launches today, co-authored by 15 of core NodeBots community members from around the world.

    1 minute read (130 words)

  • Wednesday, August 21st 2013

    Should JavaScript devs build real things?

    JavaScript is leaving the browser and entering the real world. Is this just a bunch of web devs playing with hardware or are we starting to see a fundamental shift in the direction web technologies are taking?

    16 minute read (4.7k words)

  • Friday, December 21st 2007

    My top 5 jQuery seasonal wishes

    I've waxed lyrical about jQuery before, I've been using it a lot to do worker code which I just can't be bothered to hand write any more. Not least because jQuery handles all the little browser inconsistencies for me so the code I actually call into a page is infinitely more maintainable, especially if someone follows behind who maybe isn't so up to speed with JavaScript as I am.

    3 minute read (610 words)

  • Sunday, October 14th 2007

    JQuery Slideshow

    It seems JQuery is definitely gaining some traction as a useful library - not least because of the development of the ThickBox Gallery library by Cody Lindley which is seeing huge amounts of use around the web at the moment as a means for displaying galleries for product or photos without being constrained by the page template you are building for and by maintaining the semantic integrity of the HTML you have put into the page. The last cool feature is that you don't have to use the dreaded pop up which brings into play the whole pop-up-blocker issues.

    3 minute read (820 words)

  • Saturday, August 25th 2007

    JQuery saves the day?

    If you haven't come across it yet there is a javascript library called JQuery which is being developed as an open source project, designed to give us better control over our web pages and the things we can do with them.

    2 minute read (390 words)