The National Air Traffic Controllers Association

This is my first post since July. I’ve been working almost exclusively on the development and build for the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) website. As with projects of this caliber, I like to do a thorough write-up of my experiences during the process — the good, the bad, and the ugly.

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The A-Z Directory Module – Version 5.3.5

Version 5.4.0 of the A-Z Directory module was a complete refactoring of the Javascript, eliminating the jQuery and Bootstrap dependencies. Most of the module Javascript dealt with AJAX calls, click events, and basic DOM manipulation. Converting these functions from jQuery to native Javascript was fairly straightforward. The functionality of displaying a modal if a user clicks on the contact name, and supporting the tabs and sliders within that modal, was where the real challenge lied.

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