Back to school: AngularJS

Yesterday I took another look at AngularJS and was a lot less intimidated this time. Today it’s time to get my hands dirty.

Well, that’s not exactly true. It’s more like, I didn’t have a lot of use for it at the time. But now, I’ve got a (small, non-public) project at work that I built using MVC principles, jQuery and some class-driven HTML templates, and rewriting the whole thing in AngularJS would be completely natural.

Online tutorials and documentation are all well and good, but it’s much easier to learn something new if you already have a project you want to use it on.

Vasilko Architects

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This is a fairly basic site content-wise, but it’s the first client site we’ve built on the Bootstrap 3 framework — extensively customized, of course, and fairly heavily optimized. jQuery provides animations when you mouse over project thumbnails, and the project slideshows themselves are powered by Bootstrap’s Carousel component.  Continue reading Vasilko Architects