Author Archives: Jari Timonen

DZone Cloud Provider Research Published

DZone just published research paper on Cloud Providers. It’ definite guide to different levels of Cloud Computing and Service Providers. Guide can be downloaded from: DZone’s Definitive Guide to Cloud Providers

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Python Tutorial – List Comprehensions

This Python Tutorial post will introduce a very cool technique for Object Oriented guy like me: List Comprehensions. It provides way to create new lists while doing some operations to elements in the list. List Comprehensions Lets take a simple example … Continue reading

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DZone MVP

I was invited to be DZone Most Valuable Blogger so you might see my posts republished in DZone. First one was published today: Bacon.js for Functional Reactive Programming

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Python Tutorial – Lists

This Python tutorial is about Lists – a workhorse of Python. Lists are like ArrayList in Java, it can hold any type of element and expands dynamically when needed. Python Lists No need to be super hero to figure out how … Continue reading

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Python Tutorial – Dictionaries

In my previous blog post I talked about basics of Python. Now it’s time to discuss about one of the native datatypes of Python progamming language: Dictionaries. Python Dictionaries Dictionary is like Hashtable in Java: It’s constructed of keys and values … Continue reading

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Python Tutorial – The Basics

I have wanted to try Python programming language. Now I had enough time to try it out. My goal was to learn why it is so popular and widely used. I started out with Django, but soon find out that … Continue reading

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Bacon.js IE8 indexOf bug fixed

Noticed today at office that Bacon.js was using indexOf method which is not supported by IE8. Well. Couple of hours later it’s fixed. Booyah!

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Bacon.js – Bus

Bacon.js bus is an excellent way to publish and subscribe to event streams through one unified channel. Bus helps a developer to decouple application and makes code much cleaner. Bacon.js Bus example This example outputs status of each validator to … Continue reading

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Bacon.js for Functional Reactive Programming

Bacon.js is FRP / Functional Reactive Programming library for JavaScript. Bacon.js solves bizarreness of RX-JS hot and cold Observables.  FRP introduces cleaner way of creating event streams from different sources combining them with means of Functional Programming. Solving real world … Continue reading

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AngularJS – JavaScript Swiss Army Knife

I’ve been trying out different JavaScript libraries within couple of months. All the way from industry standard JQuery to bacon.js functional reactive programming library. Combining the best of them one can build custom library set and build your site/application with it. Colleagues at … Continue reading

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