Posts Tagged ‘programming’

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Using Windows PowerShell to Kick Off a OneStream Data Management Job

Windows PowerShell is a shell scripting language often used in conjunction with Windows Task Scheduler for the automation of tasks and activities. Being able to automate tasks takes one more thing off an end-user’s plate. In this article, we will explore how to use Windows PowerShell to execute a data management job from OneStream. Data […]

5 ways learning to code can improve your life

  My first crack at writing computer code came when computers were sofa-sized and the term “web” applied mainly to spiders. At my high school, programming was the alternative elective to woodworking and home economics. It wasn’t popular; throughout my four years there, I could count on my fingers and toes the total number of […]

Decoding the UI Architecture

With the increasing advent in SOA and RESTful based applications, all the business logic today is being pushed to the client. With numerable paradigms being present for the UI to consumes these services and create dynamic content, there becomes a need to define the presentation, structure and behavior of the User Interface. While working with […]

6 Ways to Overcome Programming Roadblocks

Programmers, whether novice or professional, encounter roadblocks and issues every day while working with code. This can lead to unnecessary frustration, hamper productivity, and pose a threat to reaching the product deadline. The following are a few measures that I, as a front-end developer, have developed to overcome roadblocks while working in fast-paced environments with […]

Client side Templating and Performance

A lot has been talked about client side view templates hindering the critical path, thus affecting performance. I have made an effort to summarize the need for client side rendering and measures to enhance the performance. Before we actually jump on to measures, lets revisit how today’s web application ended up being rendered and compiled on the […]

Take the Plunge. Get Up to Speed with Front-End Build Tools

A colleague recently asked me to give him a high-level overview on how to get started using these fancy front-end build tools everyone’s talking about. Since I’m a team player, I thought it would be best to share my advice with all of you as well! First, what the heck am I talking about? What are […]

Chrome DevTools Features to Help UI Development

In the technology industry, we often take for granted things in our work routine that we do so often we don’t even realize we’re doing them: keyboard shortcuts, program macros or any other “muscle memory” tasks that are second nature to us.  Many a time I have found myself working with a partner or helping a […]

I&I musings – css, Apache, jQuery, web storage and LeanUX

CSS multi-language support Chiuhua Chen, senior front end developer and prototyping expert at Perficient XD, is currently working on a web application that has a visual design supporting only english language. As with every other project, the business later on proposed support for multi-language support. When the application is in another language, spanish or Chinese, […]

Bing Your Way To Success – Tips Every Programmer Should Live By

When I was in school, I remember studying learning styles – “series of theories suggesting systematic differences in individuals’ natural or habitual pattern of acquiring and processing information in learning situations.” I was the always the Converger, very hands-on, figuring out things for myself, testing theories. For me, this started at an early age. I can remember being one […]

Showing Off Their CSS

In the past few weeks, I’ve seen no less than five different companies publish an article documenting their internal CSS frameworks; it’s a fascinating pattern.  Getting an inside look at how other people (or companies) are organizing code and what tools they are using is a pretty fantastic way to become a better developer yourself.  […]

Internet Explorer: To Support or Not to Support?

Microsoft published an article on their Internet Explorer blog yesterday that discussed their plans for supporting older versions of IE, and the web development community has been blowing up ever since.  I have seen many eager Interneters making loud claims to the tune of, “IE8 is dead!  We no longer have to support older versions of […]

Flex that Box Model!

The CSS Flexible Box Layout Module Level 1 (or Flexbox) is a box model specification in which the children of a flex container can be laid out in any direction, and can “flex” their sizes, either growing to fill unused space or shrinking to avoid overflowing the parent.  In other words, it’s a neat way for […]

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