Category: templates

React for Angular Developers

This article is for developers who are familiar with Angular 1.x and would like to learn more about React. We’ll look at the different approaches they take to building rich web applications, the overlapping functionality and the gaps that React doesn’t attempt to fill. After reading, you’ll have an un...

Transphporm – a Different Kind of Template Engine

If there is one thing the world needs, it’s definitely another PHP template engine! But wait, this one is different! Many PHP template engines (Smarty, Blade, Twig…) are little more than abstracted PHP code, making it easier to write loops, if/then/else blocks, and display variables with less verbosity than vanilla...

Understanding Components in Ember 2

This article was peer reviewed by Edwin Reynoso and Nilson Jacques. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! Components are a vital part of an Ember application. They allow you to define your own, application-specific HTML tags and implement their behavior using Jav...

Backbone.js Basics: Models, Views, Collections and Templates

In this tutorial, we’re going to explore the underlying fundamentals of the popular MV* framework, Backbone.js. We’ll take a look at models, views, collections, and templates, and see how each builds off of each other when building an application. We will also touch on responsibilities and separation of concerns, u...