Category Archives: KendoUI

An Epic Report/Dashboard With Keen.io And Kendo UI DataViz

A while back, I wrote a post on the idea of a minimum viable report – basically, just using simple NodeJS files that I run from the command line and console.log stuff out so that I can see the information … Continue reading 

Also posted in AJAX, Analytics, Javascript, JQuery, JSON, Metrics, MongoDB, Productivity, Reporting, Telerik, Tools and Vendors | 2 Comments

Making Heroku Run A NodeJS App From A Sub-Folder

Both SignalLeaf and a project I’m building for my day job at Kendo UI are running on NodeJS/ExpressJS servers, deployed to Heroku. I love Heroku and have been using it for a good number of years now. It makes deploying … Continue reading 

Also posted in Deployment, ExpressJS, Heroku, Javascript, JSON, NodeJS, SignalLeaf | 4 Comments

A First Look At My Arduino BBQ Thermometer

I’ve uploaded a first look at the Arduino powered BBQ thermometer and software that I’m building. It’s using an Arduino Uno with Ethernet shield.  The probe is a 100K “meat probe” (aka “thermistor”) that I took from a store bought … Continue reading 

Also posted in Arduino, C, Hardware, JSON, Mobile | 7 Comments

Moving Forward: KendoUI

Just over 2 years ago, I left the corporate life for the independent life. At that time I didn’t have many opportunities for work in my area and moving in to independent consulting was basically dropped in my lap. I … Continue reading 

Also posted in Business, Community, Consulting, Javascript, Telerik | 9 Comments

Resizing KendoUI Splitter To Fill Screen Vertically

I dropped the jQuery.Layout plugin in favor of KendoUI’s Splitter control yesterday. Kendo’s Splitter is just so much easier to use and more flexible. It was a no-brainer for me, really. But I ran in to a problem: how to … Continue reading 

Also posted in Javascript, JQuery, JSFiddle | 2 Comments

Using jQuery, Plugins and UI Controls With Backbone

Most Backbone applications either use jQuery or Zepto as their DOM manipulation of choice. I tend to use jQuery as it’s supported across more browsers and has more features – though it is a little heavier in terms of download … Continue reading 

Also posted in Backbone, DOM, HTML5, Javascript, JQuery, Marionette, Telerik, Tools and Vendors | 10 Comments