Rey Bango
Rey is a developer advocate at Microsoft focused on helping developers build awesome cross-browser experiences. He's an ardent supporter of standards-based development and a former member of the jQuery Project Team.
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    Two-Factor Auth Using AuthyAuthy retina preview
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    It feels like every day you read about a new security breach on a website, in many cases involving weak passwords. It's a known fact that users are notoriously lax when it comes to choosing their passwords, so there needs to be a better way of providing secure logins to your site. That's where two-factor security comes in. It aims to complement your existing login scheme by also providing an alternative verification method (generally a cellphone) to validate that a user is, who they say they are. It's a scheme in use by top sites such as Twitter and GMail and has proven to be very reliable in minimizing intrusions via weak passwords.Read More…
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    Resources to Get You Up to Speed in Ember.jsEmber resources retina preview
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    You've probably noticed a lot of chatter lately about the Ember.js framework and rightfully so. It aims to make it substantially easier to build single-page web apps by abstracting a lot of the complexities for writing scalable and maintainable MVC-based code. And developers are jumping on-board in droves.Read More…
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    Interview With Elijah ManorElijah manor retina preview
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    It's truly a unique and interesting experience to watch someone transcend from one community to another with little to no issues. In this case, we're talking about Elijah Manor who successfully worked to build his reputation in the open source community while still maintaining his strong presence in the Microsoft world. He has the best of both communities at his disposal, now able to leverage his cross-platform expertise into a new life-changing role with Pluralsight.Read More…
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    Required JavaScript ReadingRequired js retina preview
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    I'm asked regularly about books and online resources to get up to speed on JavaScript. Seems like everyone wants to get in on the JS action and with good reason; it's a great language to know if you're interested in exciting career opportunities. It's also pretty fun to play with.Read More…
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    Interview With David WalshDavid walsh retina preview
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    Have you ever meet a brash punk kid that annoys you to no end but he's so damn talented that you can't help but want to work with him? That's how I felt when I first met David Walsh several years ago. Since then, I've seen him mature into a respected and often quoted software developer and most recently, a new dad. He hasn't lost his snark and feistiness and he continues to hone his skills daily, often sharing his best tips on his awesome namesake blog.Read More…
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    What Are You Using?Preview 400
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    We spend a lot of time following the thought leaders in web development, in many cases using the tools and libraries they've built, reading the posts they've written, articulating cool techniques they've learned, and in some cases, attending the defining conference for a specific language. But wouldn't it be great to learn what they focus on and what they use to build such awesomeness?Read More…
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    Master Developers: Christian HeilmannChristian 400
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    A developer evangelist fills an important role for a company. They serve as a communicator, a liason, a thoughful voice and more importantly, an integral part of the web development community. Few people encompass all of that as well as Christian Heilmann. Currently working as a principal technical evangelist at Mozilla, he's literally written the book on developer envangelism and offers up some insightful nuggest on his work. Read More…
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    Master Developers: Addy OsmaniAddy 400
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    A bright star in the JavaScript community, Addy Osmani has skyrocketed to prominence not only for his fabulous JavaScript articles and open source contributions but for also being one of the friendliest and approachable developers around. His blog is a treasture trove of front-end knowledge and well-worth the visit. In this post, we'll chat with Addy about how he got his feet wet in JS and bring up some tough topics relating to his work in developer relations at Google.Read More…
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    Getting Into Ember: Part 4Getting into ember
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    In my previous tutorial, I touched on how to use Ember.Object to define your models and work with datasets. In this section, we'll look more closely at how Ember uses the Handlebars templating framework to define your app's user interface.Read More…
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    Getting Into Ember.js: Part 3Getting into ember
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    I hope that you're starting to see that Ember.js is a powerful, yet opinionated, framework. We've only scratched its surface; there's more to learn before we can build something truly useful! We'll continue using the Ember Starter Kit. In this portion of the series, we'll review accessing and managing data within Ember.Read More…
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    IRC is Back: Here's Your Starter GuideIrc hd
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    How of many of you remember Compuserve? What about Prodigy? I'm asking because, back in the good 'ole days, they were popular services that allowed you to communicate with other people from all over the world. In many cases, they offered complementary services, such as forums or classified services, not to mention a pretty appealing user interface (for the time).Read More…
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    Master Developers: John ResigJohn resig wide retina preview
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    He brought us jQuery, the most widely used JavaScript library on the planet. Then he brought us Processing.js, a JavaScript port of the popular data visualization programming language. Now, John Resig is on a mission to revamp the way people learn programming as the Dean of Computer Science for Khan Academy. The man never stops (does he even sleep?) giving back to the community, and after being out of the public eye for some time, I caught up with him to find out what he's been up to.Read More…