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An Introduction to Mustache.js

As you may know, we recently built a THIRTEEN Explore app for Amazon’s Fire TV using their Web App Starter Kit. The app is built in JavaScript, and uses the templating engine Mustache.js to generate content and display information in the app. Here, I’ll explain some of the benefits of working with Mustache, and will provide a basic introduction to […]

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WordPress Tips and Tricks

Ajax requests for high traffic websites

When we re-launched the PBS NewsHour web site we included many page components which loaded via Ajax requests. Our functions were based on the documentation provided by the WordPress codex on using Ajax. Unfortunately, this method created all kinds of caching nightmares and was responsible for poor site performance. In the case of the NewsHour, our Ajax requests were not […]

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