Shilpi Choudhury

Are you new to JavaScript? JavaScript is a prototype-based scripting language with dynamic typing and has first-class functions. This mix of features makes it a multi-paradigm language, supporting object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles. It can be used to enhance the dynamics and interactive features of your web page by allowing you to perform calculations, check… Read the rest of this entry »

Every day, more than two billion people in more than 190 countries use products made by Unilever. With long-established brand names like Dove, Sunlight and Pond’s in its kitty, Unilever’s range of consumer products and brands is as diverse as its worldwide consumer base. In 2010, the company set itself the target of doubling its… Read the rest of this entry »

In 2010 when Greenpeace posted a viral video highlighting Nestlé’s use of palm oil produced from unsustainable practices which destroy the major habitats of orangutans, it did what any brand in panic mode do. It forcefully tried removing the video. A severe back lash and protests from all social media communities followed. Nestlé had learnt… Read the rest of this entry »

In the first part of this article we talked about the questions you need to ask before choosing a JavaScript framework. Once we have decided on the need for a framework, we saw how aspects like features of the framework, difficulty-level in learning, external dependencies and the level of community support guide our choice. In… Read the rest of this entry »

The JavaScript Developer is a series of interviews with JS developers where they share their stories, inspirations and life lessons. This is the fifth and the concluding part of the series. Cathy Lill is a front end developer and JavaScript specialist, currently working at NICTA on an open source WebRTC framework called rtc.io. Prior to joining… Read the rest of this entry »

A software framework is used to make the process of application development faster since it contains considerable housekeeping and utility code in order to help bootstrap your application. Frameworks also make it easier to produce cross-browser compatible JavaScript code. For eg: if you are building a web application targeting multiple form-factors, you can use a… Read the rest of this entry »

The JavaScript Developer is a series of interviews with JS developers where they share their stories, inspirations and life lessons. This is the fourth part of the series. What is the one thing that is common to both programming and music? They are both creative and they both help you express yourself. Jeffrey Auriemma has best… Read the rest of this entry »

With data-driven insights becoming more and more mainstream, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) are continuously trying to up the engagement quotient of their applications and provide a more comprehensive experience by providing users with actionable insights. [We analyzed this trend in detail in our white paper Dashboards—Helping ISVs create a competitive advantage in a data-driven age.]… Read the rest of this entry »