Author Archives: Mike

Give Firefox Developer Edition a shot

When it comes to browsers, I switched back between Firefox and Chrome for browsing the web. Both have their good features and their bugs that annoy me which are the things that usually cause me to switch. And although one … Continue reading

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Seriously, the internet is amazing

I can remember a time when there was no World Wide Web. I can remember when I had one friend that could access it. I can remember when it took all night to download a couple of songs. I remember … Continue reading

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I need to start coding in my spare time again

Over the last few months, I’ve stopped coding for fun. There’s a couple of reasons why, I got to a point where most of the stuff I was looking into was getting complicated and after coding all day, I found … Continue reading

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I think Firefox OS might have as big an impact as the browser has

I love HTML5, I love CSS and JavaScript. So when Mozilla announced Firefox OS or Boot2Gecko as it was called then, you’d think I’d have been excited about it. But at first all I could wonder was why? Did Mozilla … Continue reading

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One Game A Month. I’m doing it.

If there’s one thing I really suck at, it’s finishing personal projects. I don’t even want to know how many barely started projects and games I have on my hard drive. So, as a challenge to myself to start finishing … Continue reading

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JS Bin has become essential to me

Something that has really helped me improve my workflow over the last year or so has been JS Bin. The ability to just test some small snippets of code without having to create a new file the leads to me … Continue reading

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There’s a definite cycle to web languages and technologies

I don’t think there’s a lot of industries with a rate of change like the web. The code you’re writing today and the language you’re using might not even be on your radar anymore a year from now. And every … Continue reading

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I’ve finally learned I don’t need to write all the code

If there’s one thing it’s taken me forever to accept I should be using, it’s JavaScript frameworks. I’ve been working with Spine.js and I’ll admit, at first, I didn’t see the point of it. The basics of the app had … Continue reading

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Use Chrome’s Developer Tools to check for event listeners

I don’t know how long this feature has been in the Dev Tools but I know it’s something that I could have used a few times over the years. When you inspect an element hidden down in the corner underneath … Continue reading

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It’s 2013, why is making HTML emails still the most frustrating thing to do?

If there’s something that should be insanely easy, it’s making an email with a pretty simple HTML layout. But instead we’re forced to code something like it’s 1997 using tables for layout. I’m not asking for full CSS3 support just … Continue reading

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