Living in the Future

“The ECMAScript 6 standard (ES6, a.k.a. “harmony”), introduces new features to add speed and elegance to JavaScript development including generators, classes, constants, and much more. Completion of the standard is targeted for June 2015, but the features are stable and well documented. We know exactly what fun new things will be added, and some ES6 features are already seeing support in browsers.”


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    Brigade’s Experience Using an MVC Alternative

    “As stated by its creators, VIPER provides a guide to building an application architecture and can be adjusted to fit individual applications. This will be a discussion of what VIPER is and how we’ve adjusted it to fit our needs.”


    VIPER architecture for iOS applications.

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      Napster’s Sean Parker Wants You to Vote

      With Brigade Media, a startup launched earlier this year, Parker and other Silicon Valley backers want to create a network focused on citizen engagement and political life. Brigade is still under development, but its developers hope to fundamentally alter the way citizens organize politically. Brigade acquired Causes.com and Votizen in June, two websites that also seek to boost civic engagement. State and local elections will be a primary focus for the venture, says Brigade president James Windon, formerly of Causes.com. “What we want to do is help people understand how significant state and local offices are,” Windon says. “A lot of people don’t know what the offices are or what they do. Even if they know what they are, they don’t know who the candidates are or what they stand for.”


      Napster’s Sean Parker Wants You to Vote.

      With voter turnout at all-time lows in some places, the first president of Facebook is launching a tech startup to boost civic engagement.


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