code) by Aleksander Williams is an
asynchronous templating engine based on Mustache that works with Node or
browsers. The syntax is markup-like, and it offers features to allow
"safe" templates, so admin area editable templates should be possible in a CMS/blog project.
Data can be streamed to templates, which might be useful for building
MVC-like encapsulation in a data-heavy web app. The interactive examples
on Dust's documentation pages
demonstrate this in detail.
TDD and Magic Unicorns
In Test driven development at
Felix Geisendörfer discusses test-driven development at Transloadit, for
a large Node-based project. He talks about dealing with the difficulties
of using bleeding edge libraries and maintaining a TDD discipline.
It's a well-written high-level article that talks about TDD in a
Good old madrobby published a
about his framework, Zepto.js. The hacker news
post had some interesting
discussion, with responses from Fuchs.
Group last night, which had
presentations on Ext.js. Roland
Swingler gave an interesting talk
about the basics of Ext.js, and how it worked in an administration area
he's been working on for his day job.
After the talk someone asked me if I'd seen UKI
before, which is a similar project. It's cross-browser and has some
screencasts to quickly get you up to speed. There's some great examples,
especially the 100 line Wave layout