Todd Motto
I'm Todd, a JavaScript and HTML5 developer. I'm the lead front-end engineer at Appsbroker, a Developer Expert at Google, a conference speaker and open source evangelist. I've partnered with Intel and Rolling Stone magazine, and developed Conditionizr. I'm an AngularJS fanatic and avid blogger.
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    Modules, a Future Approach to JavaScript LibrariesJavascript wide retina preview
    JavaScript libraries such as jQuery have been the go-to approach for writing JavaScript in the browser for nearly a decade. They’ve been a huge success and necessary intervention for what was once a browser land full of discrepancies and implementation issues. jQuery seamlessly glossed over browser bugs and quirks and made it a no brainer approach to getting things done, such as event handling, Ajax and DOM manipulation. At the time, jQuery solved all our problems, we include its almighty power and get to work straight away. It was, in a way, a black box that the browser “needed” to function properly. But the web has evolved, APIs are improving, standards are being implemented, the web is a very fast moving scene and I’m not sure giant libraries have a place in the future for the browser. It’s becoming a module-oriented environment.Read More…