Buff up your JSDocs with jsdoc-mermaid!

Buff up your JSDocs with jsdoc-mermaid!

When we built one of our new internal tools in Node, it was a no-brainer to use JSDoc syntax to document our code and the JSDoc documentation generator to turn that syntax into an easy-to-navigate HTML documentation website. But words aren’t enough to explain some of...

Optimizing Lazy-loaded AMD Modules with RequireJS

An effective pattern for designing ambitious web applications is to load a core JavaScript binary on page load, and then lazy load pieces of content as the user requests them. This improves overall application performance, and it is a necessary approach for...

Instant Productivity: Backbone-generator

This is a Golden Age for front end web development. A few years ago, developers realized that HTML, CSS and JavaScript were becoming first-class citizens in the software world, and that we needed first-class tools to match. To meet the increasing needs of web...