Tim Plourde

Tim Plourde is a Principal Software Engineer with Applied Information Sciences in Philadelphia. He has over 15 years of diverse web development experience in several markets and technology stacks, focusing on most recently on C# and JavaScript apps.

Azure Search

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Learn how to use this PaaS to quickly deliver advanced search engine functionality in your apps. Core concepts and use cases will be covered.

Knockout.js (Anti-)Patterns

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm in

Knockout is a great library for observables and data-binding. It’s easy to get up and running quickly but if you’re not careful you can easily run into performance and maintainability issues.

After a quick intro to Knockout we’ll look at common pitfalls and ways to avoid them. We’ll also look at some essential tools and techniques for a happy JavaScript code base like unit testing, linting and design patterns.