Monthly Archives: December 2010

2011 is going to be the year of JavaScript but we need to make it good JavaScript

Lately, I’ve being seeing a lot of developers talking about people talking about HTML5 but really meaning JavaScript. A lot of the “35 HTML5 Examples” posts I’ve seen are one HTML5 example and 34 examples featuring JavaScript and could be … Continue reading

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It’s crazy easy to set up code snippets in Komodo Edit 6

Over the last 6 months or so, Komodo Edit has become my code editor of choice, especially with version 6 supporting HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery code hinting which is crazy helpful. Since I’ve come from working first in Dreamweaver and … Continue reading

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The CSS3 Flexible Box Module is going to make positioning a lot easier….when we can use it in all browsers

I’d say a majority of websites are center aligned now and it’s probably the way it’s going to be for as long as I can see, at least until we stop designing for the monitors and browsers we are now. … Continue reading

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This Awesome Industry

Today Jeffrey Way posted an editorial on Net Tuts+ called This Damn Industry which I think made some great points about what it’s like to be a web developer but at the same time, I don’t think I would ever … Continue reading

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CSS3 Animation vs jQuery Animation

With CSS3 transition support in Firefox 4, I’m happy that eventually we’ll need to rely on JavaScript for one less thing. But, of course, right now CSS3 transitions are only supported in Webkit browsers, Firefox 4 and Opera. Internet Explorer … Continue reading

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How to disable a button until a jQuery animation has finished

A problem I came across recently was, during a slide show, if the next button was pushed multiple times and would keep going until it had reached the corresponding slide. What I wanted to happen was set it up so … Continue reading

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How the hell did I become a JavaScript fan?

If you had told me a year ago, or even six months ago, that I’d spend an entire day working with JavaScript and I’d enjoy it, I would have called you completely insane. Until recently, I was not a fan … Continue reading

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Even Google uses other people’s code and you can learn from it

After Google officially announced the Chrome OS, I was looking around the site, and I got distracted by the animated icons they have on the Features page. Usually when I see things like that, I have to poke around until … Continue reading

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The “joys” of using beta versions of browsers

I’m an early adopter. As soon as there’s a new version of a browser, I’m downloading it. I’m not that bothered that the Firefox 4 beta will crash on me every once in a while, I think the improvements over … Continue reading

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