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This month at Vehikl

April 30, 2015

The weekend of April 25th the Vehikl team took a short road trip south of the border to attend Erie Day of Code in Erie, Pennsylvania. The one-day developer event included talks, workshops, and open discussions about the progression of Web Development and Open Source.

Guelph PHP

On April 29th, as a silver sponsor, the Vehikl team attended the Guelph PHP (GPUG) user group at the Fibernetics Ventures building where Andrew Berry, a senior developer at Lullabot, talked about his experiences working on the Tonight Show website.

Mimicking bind, call and apply

April 17, 2015

In a piece about JavaScript’s this, Colin DeCarlo discusses mimicking bind, call and apply:

Recently, I’ve been working on a presentation about JavaScript’s this. this is a really interesting topic and the preparation has got me thinking a lot about context and how it’s applied within the execution of a JavaScript function.

I wanted to see if I could mimic the bind, call and apply methods of Function.prototype from first principles. I wasn’t sure if this was even going to be possible as this in a functions execution context is really well protected. In the end, bind turned out to be my work horse, whether using bind in the implementation of these functions is considered cheating is for you to decide.

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Laracon EU Ticket Giveaway!

July 25, 2014

Vehikl is giving away a ticket to Laracon EU in Amsterdam!

Laracon Europe is a three-day event in historic Amsterdam where developers will improve their knowledge and awareness of modern engineering techniques and strengthen their network of like-minded developers.

Enter below for your chance to win!

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Vehikl for change

April 2, 2014

Excerpt from WaterlooChronicle.ca :

Giving startups and enterprise customers the vehicle to take their ideas and move them into full-scale applications is the goal of a Waterloo-based tech company.

Even the company’s name reflects putting those applications in motion after the founders called it Vehikl. It also a mashup of the names of veteran tech entrepreneurs who are involved with the business that grew out of Chrome Media — Chris Keithlin, Grant Lovell and Paul Veldman.

Continue reading Bob Vrbanac’s coverage on the Waterloo Chronicle

Laracon NYC 2014

February 7, 2014

We’re excited to announce that Vehikl is officially sponsoring Laracon 2014 in New York City!

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