Mike Schwartz

Mike Schwartz is the designer of DecafJS and other JavaScript frameworks, such as SilkJS, a command shell belt on top of Google's V8 JavaScript engine and optimized for server-side applications. Mike has a deep history in developing games and web applications. While at Modus Create, Mike filled the role of Architect.

Posts by Mike Schwartz

January 6, 2016

Swift Modules for React Native

React Native is an Objective-C application framework that bridges JavaScript applications running in the JSCore JavaScript engine to iOS and Android native APIs. In theory, you write your application logic...

June 25, 2015

WebAssembly- Explained

On June 17, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and members of the WebKit project announced they will cooperate on a new binary format for web applications.  It is called WebAssembly. The problem...

June 18, 2015

Hands On With Polymer 1.0

Overview On May 29, 2015, the polymer team announced the release of Polymer 1.0.  Since the release of Polymer 0.5 developer preview, the team has rewritten the library from the...

January 27, 2015

Scaling XenForo on Digital Ocean’s IaaS

Introduction I have been running sports message board sites since the late 1990s.  My current site, www.sportstwo.com, became the official message board of the Portland Trail Blazers NBA team about...

October 9, 2014

Three issues with AngularJS

AngularJS is all the rage these days, and for good reason. It’s a lightweight and modern way to create Rich Internet (single page) Applications. It is elegant and powerful. If...

September 30, 2014

Fast Polling vs. Websockets

WebSockets are a great addition to the HTTP protocol suite, but there are numerous situations where they cannot be used. Some companies have firewalls that will prevent WebSockets from working....

September 11, 2014

AngularJS: Tricks with angular.extend()

AngularJS has this built-in method for doing object to object copies called angular.extend(). It is a very powerful function that has many uses. The documentation can be found here: https://docs.angularjs.org/api/ng/function/angular.extend...

July 21, 2014

Top 5 ES.next Features

JavaScript and ECMAScript are not the same thing. JavaScript was developed by Netscape for its browser and ECMAScript is a language based upon JavaScript. In order to assure that JavaScript...