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Video: Basics of RequireJS

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 I’ve posted a new video, the basics of Require JS.


Outline:

Intro

  • Jesse Warden
  • Software Consultant at Web App Solution
  • growing software firm
  • Require JS
  • why, what, and some examples
  • basic, not covering optimizations/compiling for production
  • ActionScript, java, python, ruby, C#, Lua
  • classes
  • packages
  • libraries
  • scope

Why?

  • code organization
  • code scalability
  • optimize code
  • multi-developer teams
  • nested dependencies
  • ease of use vs. compilation
  • asynchronous

What?

  • define
  • require
  • config

Examples

  • unit tests
  • router example
  • handle bars example
  • typescript

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