by Kevin Simper
Wouldn't it be great that you could prototype really fast an new idea without thinking about backend and still be able to use it after your idea has been proven? What about if your prototype was realtime without you sweating with Socket.io, Socks.js, etc?
That is all possible! with a little help from http://firebase.com and Angular.
Just plug the Espruino Board into your computer, open a Terminal application and start programming immediately without having to install any special software. Compatible with Windows, Mac OS, Linux and even Android!
Libraries like MooTools and jQuery are excellent solutions for the problem they try to solve. But your JS codebase can get pretty hairy very easily since they are only meant to touch the DOM and not organizing and testing your code.
10th April 2014