Squel 1.0.5 with Mocha, Chai and Sinon

Today I released version 1.0.5 of Squel, the Javascript SQL query string builder. Apart from new features such as instance cloning and JOINs in DELETEs the main change is the new test suite.

google-tts - a Javascript API for Google Text-to-Speech engine

One of the features I want to add to my experimental “learn Chinese” web app - http://zhongwen.co.uk/ - is the ability to have the Chinese characters read out to you so that you can practise the sounds too. To this end I’d been looking for web ser...

Weber - compile scripts, stylesheets and templates on-the-fly

I’d like to introduce Weber, a slick command-line tool for compiling, concatenating and minifying scripts, stylesheets and templates on-the-fly. Weber is a fork of the excellent Hem tool by Alex Maccaw which improves on the original by providing m...

Zhongwen.co.uk - a simple jQuery Mobile web app

I started attending Mandarin language classes recently at the Meridian Chinese School in London. Studying involves a 2 hour lesson once a week and a few hours spent at home revising what I’ve learnt. And one of the best ways to study is to practis...

My talk on Squel.js at the London Node.js User Group

Here is the talk I did on Squel</a> a few weeks back at the London Node.js User Group February meetup. I realize I was speaking very fast - it was my first ever tech presentation and in front of 50+ people so I was pretty nervous! Neverthele...