AngularJS Directives Naming

Having a clear naming plan for you code is always considered a best practice. Especially if you work on languages like Javascript where it’s so easy to make a mistake on the name of an object property and no one will complain until you start debugging your application and spend hours because of a small naming mistake.

Libraries and frameworks like Angular.js will make things easier for you and provide you with a clear way to design your code but you have to respect its rules. Naming element directives properly is one of the very important rules.

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AngularJS Modules

The module concept in Angular.js is something that you love when you’re one of these developers who don’t like having global variables in your application. I’m one of these guys. It works by letting you define angular modules and then you can include objects in these modules based on what their functionality is. For example you might want to have a module for all your network services, another for your directives, another for your controllers and so on. Defining these modules and accessing them later from some other part of your code might be a bit confusing because the syntax differences are minor. This tip is all about these two functions in Angular.

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Multi-Screen CSS

It’s been some time now that I’m working on a simple game for mobile devices and I’ve chosen Phonegap to build it. Usually when you dive into a new technology and start learning it you discover a lot of problems and you become extremely happy when you solve them. So in this post I will try to describe how I’ve managed to organize my CSS code to make the application adjust to different devices and at the same time minimize the changes I have to make to other parts of the application (like HTML and Javascript). It’s a fairly new problem I’ve encountered so a lot might change to my solution but if that happens I can always post a second article.

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