Ember - First Experiences

Here starts my baptism of fire with Ember.js, the highs, the lows, and the hacking!

My story is pretty typical to a point. I built a single page web app in native JS and a spattering (well, more of a spilt paint bucket) of jQuery, only to realise after I'd finished that Ember existed. Short of wanting to jump out of the window once I'd realised how much time I might have saved, I decided to see what would actually be involved in converting the app to Ember.

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The Blog

So I finally got round to starting a blog. And you'd think that's a simple matter these days.

There are many blogging tools and applications available, Wordpress, Joomla, Tumblr, Blogger, Ghost, etc. One thing I knew I didn't want was a hosted blog, 'cos, you know, I'm a developer and must have control over everything!

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