JavaScript

Modularize JavaScript with Backbone

The jQuery code that I have used in projects have always had modularity issues. The code looks clumsy and messy making it very difficult to maintain. My work with Ext JS4 and Sencha Touch made me looking for a MVC […]

Function Statements and Expressions in JavaScript

JavaScript is not really taken very seriously as a programming language, when it has to be. This statement comes to my mind whenever I read the book JavaScript, Good Parts. In JavaScript you can define a function as a statement […]

Classes in JavaScript

JavaScript is a functional Object-Oriented language. The language’s first class citizens are functions. Functions can be assigned as literals to variables as shown below. var workOut = function(calories){ document.write("Burning " + calories + " calories); } workOut(100); Functions can also […]

arguments in JavaScript

Ext JS 4 involves calling this.callParent(arguments) from the initComponent method of a view component. For quite some time I was thinking that arguments is a pre-defined variable in Ext JS 4 before I started reading  the book  “JavaScript: The Good […]