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Mike King commented on Joseph Lui's blog post The Next Killer App
"@Nishi: I just read about that this morning on Bloomberg. The Bloomberg article went in to a bit more detail on how the capital gains would actually be…"
Mar 25
Mike King commented on Joseph Lui's blog post The Next Killer App
"Authorities will only be able to regulate legal businesses in my opinion. I don't think any government has the means to regulate individual usage of BTC anymore than they have the ability to regulate usage of Bittorrent and all of the copyright…"
Mar 24
Mike King's blog post was featured

Improving Front-end Development with Yeoman

 The front-end web stack has a plethora of tools for developing robust, scalable applications. Whether it's UI frameworks like Foundation or Bootstrap, front-end MVC frameworks like Angular, Backbone, or Ember, or production tools like RequireJS, SASS, or JSHint. The only problem is, how do you choose which technologies to go with? And once you figure that out, you still need to string them all together, managing dependencies and configuration files, etc. You could end up wasting a whole day…See More
Mar 13
Mike King posted a blog post

Improving Front-end Development with Yeoman

 The front-end web stack has a plethora of tools for developing robust, scalable applications. Whether it's UI frameworks like Foundation or Bootstrap, front-end MVC frameworks like Angular, Backbone, or Ember, or production tools like RequireJS, SASS, or JSHint. The only problem is, how do you choose which technologies to go with? And once you figure that out, you still need to string them all together, managing dependencies and configuration files, etc. You could end up wasting a whole day…See More
Mar 13
Mike King's blog post was featured

Dumping jQuery

 Dear $,I think we should talk.To be perfectly frank, I think we should see other people. I understand that we have a considerable history together, but for me to grow as a developer, I need to be able to see what else is out there. And I don’t think I can do that without making a clean break.When we first met, you blew me away. No doubt, you were the sexiest library around and everyone wanted to play with you. You enhanced every environment I came across with…See More
Nov 7, 2013
Daniel Leuck commented on Mike King's blog post Dumping jQuery
"Alicia said it best: "I want to find a way to make it without you." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srMBZiqNMaM We wish you and Angular the best of luck!"
Oct 25, 2013
Mike King posted a blog post

Dumping jQuery

 Dear $,I think we should talk.To be perfectly frank, I think we should see other people. I understand that we have a considerable history together, but for me to grow as a developer, I need to be able to see what else is out there. And I don’t think I can do that without making a clean break.When we first met, you blew me away. No doubt, you were the sexiest library around and everyone wanted to play with you. You enhanced every environment I came across with…See More
Oct 25, 2013
Mike King and Nainoa Shizuru are now friends
Oct 23, 2013
Mike King is attending Susan Horowitz's event
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Future Friendly HTML5 at UHM Sinclair Library Basement #3

November 16, 2013 from 9am to 4pm
The latest version of HTML brings incredible features to the browser, but like all things, with great power comes great responsibility. Learn how to harness the new capabilities in HTML5 & CSS3 responsibly by progressively enhancing your websites with new elements, multimedia, advanced graphics, and animations. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of the new capabilities within HTML & CSS and know how to think and behave in a ‘future-friendly’ way.  A basic…See More
Oct 16, 2013
Mike King commented on Douglas Ching's blog post Evolving Mobile Technology
"Smartphone Hoverboards aka "Smartboards" :D  Seriously though, great article. I'm looking forward to seeing more NFC / Wireless Display technologies. I think at some point we're going to see smartphones displace the…"
Sep 27, 2013
Daniel Leuck commented on Mike King's blog post Transparent Interfaces
"UI skins are fashion. Flat vs. 3D is like wide vs. thin ties. Its cyclic."
Sep 16, 2013
Brian commented on Mike King's blog post Transparent Interfaces
"Great write up. It is remarkable how consistent interfaces have been over the years when you think in terms of how we interact with devices. We still talk about buttons and windows and "typing". I'm not really convinced that removing…"
Sep 13, 2013
Daniel Leuck commented on Mike King's blog post Transparent Interfaces
"I chuckled when I read your friend's post about the floppy disk "Save" icon. Scott and I had a similar discussion years ago. We were trying to come up with a universally recognizable "Save" icon that didn't depict a 35+…"
Sep 1, 2013
Mike King's blog post was featured

Transparent Interfaces

Just tried to explain what the floppy disk icon is for saving a doc to an 8 year old. Looked at me like I’m nuts. — Facebook friendAs I read over this post earlier this week, I started to think about how valuable Design really is. And not just good design, but great design. Design that enables you to solve problems. Design that…See More
Aug 30, 2013
Mike King posted a blog post

Transparent Interfaces

Just tried to explain what the floppy disk icon is for saving a doc to an 8 year old. Looked at me like I’m nuts. — Facebook friendAs I read over this post earlier this week, I started to think about how valuable Design really is. And not just good design, but great design. Design that enables you to solve problems. Design that…See More
Aug 30, 2013
Mike King is now friends with Philip Johnson and Tetsuzan Benny Ron
Aug 2, 2013

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Occupation:
Digital Designer, Web Developer
Company:
Ikayzo, Inc.
Areas of Interest (Robotics, Software Architecture, Green Energy, Web 2.0, etc.):
Interaction Design, Front-End Development ( HTML | CSS | JS ), Mobile Technology ( iOS & Android ), Social Media
Software Language Proficiencies / Interests:
HTML, Javascript, PHP, Other
About Me:
UX/UI Designer & Front-End Developer
DJ & Turntablist (HipHop | Dub | Bass Music)
Website:
http://www.ikayzo.com/
Secondary Website:
http://www.85pixels.com/
Twitter Username
micjamking

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At 1:00am on April 4, 2011, Mika Leuck said…
E komo mai Mike! Its great to have you on TechHui. We hope you find it interesting and useful.

Mike King's Blog

Improving Front-end Development with Yeoman

 

The front-end web stack has a plethora of tools for developing robust, scalable applications. Whether it's UI frameworks like Foundation or Bootstrap, front-end MVC frameworks like Angular, Backbone, or Ember, or production tools like RequireJS, SASS, or JSHint. The only problem is, how do you choose which technologies to go with? And once you figure that out, you still need to string them all together, managing dependencies and configuration files, etc. You…

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Posted on March 13, 2014 at 2:30pm

Dumping jQuery

 

Dear $,

I think we should talk.

To be perfectly frank, I think we should see other people. I understand that we have a considerable history together, but for me to grow as a developer, I need to be able to see what else…

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Posted on October 25, 2013 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Transparent Interfaces

Just tried to explain what the floppy disk icon is for saving a doc to an 8 year old. Looked at me like I’m…

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Posted on August 30, 2013 at 9:43am — 3 Comments

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

When I first learned javascript, I mainly used the jQuery library for small interactions (select something/do something) and adding very basic behavior to the websites I worked on. At the time, it was…

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Posted on March 22, 2013 at 4:41pm — 4 Comments

 
 
 

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