Yesterday, Einar Ingebrigtsen and I had a co-talk at NNUG Vestfold, titled: ¬†“Sugarcoating your front-end, one ViewModel at a time“.

We had a great turn-up and a good Q&A thereafter. I think we got a few people to star thinking slightly differently in regards to how to treat web-pages more like web-apps. We pushed hard on the MVVM pattern and how that conceptually fits the way web, and web-apps work. KnockoutJS certainly is a framework I’m starting to really love, and I’m sure there are other out there ready for it. We also emphasized the need for well-tested JavaScript testing of your code, and everything that’s involved. JavaScript is still code! :)

It’s really a jungle out there, and there’s no lack of frameworks and solutions.¬†There is one thing for sure though, and this is valid for all frameworks, they all focus on enabling Single Page Applications, and users are starting to expect that exact functionality.

Checkout the slides on slideshare. Please don’t hesitate to drop off a comment :)

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NNUG Vestfold Meetup 29. Feburary

NNUG Vestfold Meetup 29. Feburary

Announcing NNUG Vestfold’s first meetup of 2012.

I’m pleased to get started with the first NNUG Vestfold session this year. Last year didn’t really turn out the way I expected, with a total of 1 meeting!

In an ongoing effort to push my comfort zone, I’ve decided to hold a session for this meeting.

After talking to a colleague of mine, my small talk suddenly became a 2-man-show!

Without further ado, I’d like to welcome you to my first talk: “Sugarcoating your frontend one ViewModel at a time” a co-session with Einar Ingebrigtsen.

Sign up here!