Why I left Angular for Knockout
Another reason am sticking with knockoutJS, but will learn AngularJS once I buy more time…
Or, how Steve Sanderson outdid the Google geniuses
(and I’m not one given to praising anything out of Microsoft)
I’ve been working in the Digital Innovation Lab at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for over four months now, developing tools to that enable humanities scholars to produce and engage with digital resources. Our main focus is on a sophisticated WordPress plug-in called DH Press.
Our plug-in enables the administration-user to configure projects so that all kinds of information can be utilized and visualized. The main kind of visualization supported to date is geographical (base maps and overlays), although we also support transcriptions synchronized with SoundCloud recordings. I’ve worked up a “Topic Card” visualization and several others are planned.
But in order to support these new features of DH Press, I have been rewriting the “backend” of our tool, which is inserted in the WordPress administrative dashboard as a complex bundle of HTML…
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