Category: JavaScript

Wicked Opinionated WordPress Plugin: Concatenate Assets

Published 3 years 9 months ago on June 10, 2013

An area that could have used some modification in my workflow is the optimization of third party assets when building WordPress sites. Those stylesheets and JavaScripts that make additional HTTP calls we’ve come to know and hate. There are a ton of existing solutions out there, but I wanted something a bit more… finicky and custom-tailored to my approach.

JavaScript Rocks! Book Review

Published 3 years 10 months ago on May 6, 2013

As part of a focus on refining my JavaScript skill set, I’ve flagged a number of books I’ve had on my shelf literally for years waiting to be read. My goal here is to first and foremost regroup on the basics, the foundational knowledge I feel I need to take on the more advanced projects […]

CoffeeScript and Progress

Published 5 years 2 weeks ago on March 7, 2012

CoffeeScript and Progress | Peter Lyons. This is a great, personal account of one programmer’s enjoyment of CoffeeScript. I must admit that I haven’t had the chance to fully delve into it on a full scale quite yet, but I’m truly itching to. At first I wasn’t sure what to make of it. There’s still […]

Scriptular

Published 5 years 2 weeks ago on March 5, 2012

Scriptular. Regular expressions are awesome. To date I’ve been using the immensely popular Rubular for quick regex testing but it’s awesome to see a JavaScript-specific implementation for us to use!

Going Simple with JavaScript

Published 5 years 2 weeks ago on March 5, 2012

Going Simple with JavaScript – Snook.ca. I can’t begin to explain how ‘up my alley’ this post from Jonathan Snook was this morning. Over the past few weeks I’ve been researching (and posting what I’ve been reading) insofar as what I would consider bleeding edge JavaScript frameworks for more advanced app development. The whole time […]

CreateJS | A suite of Javascript libraries and tools designed for working with HTML5

Published 5 years 2 weeks ago on March 3, 2012

CreateJS | A suite of Javascript libraries and tools designed for working with HTML5. Quite an impressive group of libraries to check out here. CreateJS is “a suite of JavaScript libraries and tools designed for working with HTML5.” I like the modular nature of this collection, and hope to give it a deeper look soon. […]

basket.js – a simple script loader that caches scripts with localStorage

Published 5 years 2 weeks ago on March 3, 2012

basket.js – a simple script loader that caches scripts with localStorage. Addy Osmani has done it again. I can’t help but see his name attached to something new and crazy every week it seems. This time he’s published a proof of concept called basket.js. The purpose of the implementation is quite simple: it’s a script […]

The Sun is Setting on Rails-style MVC Frameworks

Published 5 years 3 weeks ago on February 29, 2012

The Sun is Setting on Rails-style MVC Frameworks « caines.ca/blog. The headline’s a bit link-baity, but I agree with most of the sentiment. I can’t help but to be inundated with all of the great things happening in the JavaScript world over the past year. It’s some of the most exciting stuff I’ve ever seen […]

Announcing jQuery Mobile 1.1.0 RC1

Published 5 years 3 weeks ago on February 29, 2012

Announcing jQuery Mobile 1.1.0 RC1 | jQuery Mobile. The jQuery Mobile team continues to be hard at work, and the RC for 1.1.0 has an impressive changelog. Improved toolbar implementation Faster & smoother transitions Two new transitions, and -moz support in prep for a hopeful future build of Mobile Firefox New AJAX loader design & […]

10 Coding Tips to Write Superior jQuery Plugins

Published 5 years 3 weeks ago on February 28, 2012

10 Coding Tips to Write Superior jQuery Plugins | Websanova. Great, cohesive list of tips for writing your jQuery plugins: Keep All Your Code in a Closure Provide and Extend Default Options Always Return the Element Keep Single Use Code Outside Main Loop Setup Class Prototyping – The Why Setup Class Prototyping – The How […]

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