Whats next for 2016?

A couple of lines before starting a fresh year. See my roadmap for next years plans.

Martin Muzatko Written by Martin Muzatko
on

Hello there fellow happy coders.

This year, I started to write about several topics, with most importantly Riot.

My personal Roadmap

Next year, I'd love to share even more lessons about RiotJS and other non-BS tools like ProcessWire. Usually things that help you to discover how easy certain problems are to solve. In meantime, during new years eve for you busy readers and lurkers, I got a couple of things prepared.

I'm starting to create some highly reusable mixins that help getting rid of writing usual logic over and over again. One of them is SelectableJS - enabling any list to be selected, filtered and counted on. You can check out the repository on Github.

Also I got a couple of demos ready, that I'll soon explain in more detail on RiotJS lessons.

Tiny spoiler: http://plnkr.co/edit/aXcb9HcLOTGvyCI9adnQ?p=preview

Regarding the book

A couple of weeks ago, Manning Publicacions contacted the main developer of RiotJS to have someone writing a Book. As you can see on Riots Github, they decided to phone several people including me, since I already wrote down my ideas in the issue.

Manning decided, after a few calls, that Riot is "not ready" for their market yet. So there will be no book anytime soon I guess. However, I will continue my lessons on Riot as usual with even more heart dedicated to the posts! So you can get the best out of my and especially your learning process for free.

Keeping on Track

Next year, I plan on setting up a tiny newsletter, which will serve as a more private club for answering your questions, keeping you up to date with tiny spoilers, so you get to see the articles/lessons before I publish them. Maybe even the drafts that I considered not worth your time. I'll publish more information about that next year.

Got any topics you'd love to see?

I want you to show the world how easy writing powerful webapps can be. Without worrying about complex stuff from the beginning on. I'm still actively participating in the Riot forums at least in topics I'm capable to help. If you got some topics or problems getting used to Riot, I do my best to cover them in my next post.

Until then, have a happy new year!

See other articles

Check username and email availability without a page refresh

Learn how to implement asynchronous form validation for your projects. This allows feedback before tedious forms are completed

Using noUiSlider as range slider to filter between two numbers

Do you know these fancy range sliders that can filter items with the blink of an eye? You move around a handle and get the desired results right away. In this article, you are going to learn how to implement a range slider to filter your data.

How to group together filter inputs to obtain and combine their values

When you want to filter a set of products or other lists, naturally you have to think how you could wire together the variety of filters. With this article, you will learn how you can retrieve the data and combine the values to filter your items in real-time.

Becoming a zombie

Do you find yourself losing track of time again? Without really knowing, a year passed. As day for day you continue your work, you had some random bursts of motivation, but you know that these kind of motivation spikes won't get you anywhere in the long term.

See all Articles