Using Yeoman, Grunt and Bower with AngularJS

A fantastic tutorial that introduces you to AngularJS and some of the useful tools to help you to get to grips with it:

  • Generating a bare bones AngularJS app with Yeoman
  • Using Grunt to speed up development and help perform repetitive tasks
  • Using Bower to add third party plugins/frameworks
  • Making minor changes to your AngularJS app

via Kickstart Your AngularJS Development with Yeoman, Grunt and Bower – SitePoint.

Ember.js – an in-depth walkthrough

With the release of Ember.js 1.0, it’s just about time to consider giving it a try. This article aims to introduce Ember.js to newcomers who want to learn about this framework.

Users often say that the learning curve is steep, but once you’ve overcome the difficulties, then Ember.js is tremendous. This happened to me as well. While the official guides are more accurate and up to date than ever (for real!), this post is my attempt to make things even smoother for beginners.

http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2013/11/07/an-in-depth-introduction-to-ember-js/

 

Learn AngularJS With These 5 Practical Examples | Tutorialzine

By now you’ve probably heard of AngularJS – the exciting open source framework, developed by Google, that changes the way you think about web apps. There has been much written about it, but I have yet to find something that is written for developers who prefer quick and practical examples. This changes today. Below you will find the basic building blocks of Angular apps – Models, Views, Controllers, Services and Filters – explained in 5 practical examples that you can edit directly in your browser.

via Learn AngularJS With These 5 Practical Examples | Tutorialzine.

Angular came up when discussing a new project early this year, a project that started as a way to make our existing PayLinks tool more flexible, but became a full dashboard re-write.

Our legacy dashboards are stiched together with lots and lots of jQuery selectors on top of Rails. PayLinks was built using Backbone and served from within our legacy dashboards. Maintaining a SPA within server generated views and seperate, often conflicting, jQuery logic had become too painful.