TAG: JavaScript

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Flux: How to Implement A Basic Application (or, Flux for Dummies)

Two weeks ago we began our thesis projects at Hack Reactor - I’m working with a great team on a platform for holding elections - and that meant deciding what to do with our last few weeks of education before hitting the job market. We decided that we wanted to maximize the number of technologies we could learn on this project, so it’s really a canvas for exposing us to as much new material…

On jQuery Animations + The Queue

One aspect of Hack Reactor that I've been particularly impressed with is the way the curriculum is structured; we're always learning multiple concepts. Today, we not only continued our exploration of BackboneJS, but also taught ourselves CoffeeScript. Early last week, we found ourselves refreshing our jQuery while learning about the different JavaScript instantiation patterns. How did we do that? By coding up a dance party, with different dancers moving about the screen, each sharing some methods…