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Daily Archives: December 5, 2010

review: JavaScript Patterns

by Rob Friesel

★★★★☆ on both the Goodreads and Amazon scales. If you’re a JavaScript developer, you would be wise to have JavaScript Patterns on your bookshelf–nestled nicely between JavaScript: The Good Parts1 and High Performance JavaScript (Build Faster Web Application Interfaces)2. The three make a nice little troika. And read them in that order: The Good Parts, […]

Grails in Action

by Rob Friesel

Not necessarily the front-end developer’s primer… Rated ★★☆☆☆ on the Goodreads scale, and ★★★☆☆ on the Amazon scale. Not to be too much of a self-apologist, but let me preface this review by indicating that my frustration (and hence my lower rating) comes largely from gaps in my own knowledge. But as a result of […]