Category Archives: Angular.js

Want 11 CDs for free?

HTML for DummiesIt was completely unexpected. Out-of-the-blue I was asked today by one of my co-workers to write a blog post. I thought hard about which new front-end development tools I have been using lately, but couldn’t think of anything that had had a significant impact on my professional life recently. Then I looked at today’s date and I realized that it is my 20-year anniversary here at Boyle Software. These twenty years certainly had a significant impact on my life…

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Come PHP with us!

PHP logoIf you are an experienced PHP5 developer, versed in object-oriented programming in the LAMP stack, you could be a great fit for our ever-growing team of bright, talented technologists. In this role you will expand your current knowledge and learn the latest JavaScript frameworks and libraries: Node.js, Angular.js, etc. Candidates with additional experience with other tech –  Python, Django, Java, Eclipse – will have a big advantage.

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Boyle Software is growing!

Our company is constantly growing. PHP logoJust recently a few developers joined our team in New York and Ukraine and we are looking for more!

If you are an experienced PHP developer,  a .NET engineer, or an iOS/Android apps specialist and looking for a job where you can utilize your knowledge and learn new technologies, please send us your resume: jobs@boylesoftware.com. Our latest coding needs are always posted on our site.

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A makeover at Avon

Avon logoBoyle Software continues to work with Avon, assisting the make-up giant in revamping the Web-based ordering application used by their sales representatives all around the globe. We are looking to expand our team servicing this high-profile client in the coming months, cleverly coding the responsive front-end of their ordering and fulfillment application using a mix of AngularJS and other front-end tech: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, etc.

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Avon calling

Avon logoBoyle Software is pleased to add Avon to our list of clients. According to Wikipedia, Avon is one of the five biggest global beauty product concerns – and the second largest direct sales enterprise. Headquartered in New York City, we are happy to be assisting the company with front-end development – AngularJS, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, etc. – out of their offices in Rye, New York. We look forward to more opportunities to assist this great brand!

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Angular Tip: Using the XMLHttpRequest object

AngularJS logoNormally, an AngularJS application uses the $http service to make calls to back-end services. Sometimes, however, we would like to have access to the underlying XMLHttpRequest object. I can come up with a few use-cases, but the most prominent one is probably being able to track progress of a long request, such as a file upload. To do that, we need to register an event listener on the XMLHttpRequest object for the event that is “in progress.” Surprisingly enough, Angular’s $http service does not in any way expose the underlying XMLHttpRequest object. So, we have to get creative. Here is one way to do it…

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