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Rapid UnderscoreJS is a quick introduction to making the most of the UnderscoreJS library. Using a practical example project it shows you not just how but why you would want to use UnderscoreJS' methods.
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|Section 1: Introduction to Underscore|
|Discover why you might want to learn about UnderscoreJS.|
Make UnderscoreJS available in your page or module. This will allow you to start using UnderscoreJS.
|Section 2: Processing Arrays|
Use UnderscoreJS's "map" and "each" methods to loop over and transform the data about the ISS flyover times.
Combine weather data from the weather API with the flyover times for the ISS.
Group the flyover times by day for ease of use, and sort them by cloud cover to make it easy to find the perfect viewing time.
|Section 3: Dealing with Objects|
Show a summary of the weather conditions for ISS flyovers over the next few days.
Show a list of the astronauts currently in the ISS.
|Section 4: Functions|
Refactor your code for your International Space Station flyovers app to make use of an object.
Allow the user to type in coordinates in order to check flyovers near them.
Request for ISS flyover and weather data in parallel to speed up the app.
|Section 5: Wrapping Up|
We'd like to output more complex HTML for flyovers so that we can make it more pretty.
|How can your long, complex function be simplified and made more clear?|
Get a brief taste of libraries that extend Underscore.
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