JavaScript as the language of the cloud

This article was originally published on my blog at Computerworld on Jan 20th, 2016  Since my last post, I had an opportunity at work to take over the responsibilities over a couple of web apps. I also implemented one from scratch. I spent the last 15 years working with Java. The last time I had anything to do with JavaScript was over a decade ago. … Continue reading JavaScript as the language of the cloud

The Three Myths About JavaScript Simplicity

There is a perception among many in the software industry that JavaScript is simpler to learn and use than, say, Java. I’ve even heard some say that JavaScript developers are easier to recruit. Somehow there is a perception of #javascript simplicity when in reality it is arguable as complex as C #callbackhell https://t.co/WAxbBaIxO9 — Oleg Dulin (@olegdulin) July 10, 2015 While there are many myths … Continue reading The Three Myths About JavaScript Simplicity

Oleg’s Utilities : Exploring Node, Angular and Heroku

  I needed a sandbox where I could experiment with Heroku, Node, JavaScript, and Angular and so I created a little suite of apps that I call “Oleg’s Utilities“. For now it is just a date calculator that my wife told me would be useful to her, but I’ll add more. A few observations: I am not an experienced web developer, but I went through Angular and … Continue reading Oleg’s Utilities : Exploring Node, Angular and Heroku