The Ember.js Todos Demo Application: app.js Part 2

The previous post walked through most of app.js.  In this post we look at the remaining pieces of this core code. Extend Ember.TextField Control Ember provides hooks into common html controls, including buttons, check boxes, text fields,  select lists, and text areas.  The Todos app has one text field.  This control binds to the insertNewLine function.  insertNewLine … Continue reading The Ember.js Todos Demo Application: app.js Part 2


Inspired by Chris Strom, I've decided to create a new chain.  "Don't break the chain" is based on the idea that consistent, repeated effort brings a successful outcome.  Each day you complete the task, you mark it.  After a while you've got a consecutive series of marks which form a chain.  As the chain gets … Continue reading Chains

Say Yes

I've challenged myself to say "yes" more often. I am defaulting to "yes" and rarely saying "no". Whether to personal or professional opportunities, I've come to realize that reasons I give myself for saying "no" are just excuses to stick with the status quo. Here's what seem like some reasonable reasons to say "no". * … Continue reading Say Yes