Category Archives: JavaScript

20 sep

Desktop HTML5: Still in the Back Seat, Just Waiting

***, Chrome, HTML5/CSS3, Internet, Internet Explorer, JavaScript, Microsoft

HTML5: It’s still not here… I almost feel like it’s a constant reminder that it will take some time for HTML5 to become realized, apparent, and saturated in the desktop world. With Internet Explorer’s ten year support model, we are … Continue reading

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17 sep

URL Encode / Decode Tool in the Toolbox

*, JavaScript, News, Programming

From time to time, you find yourself needing to encode URL’s so that you can fit them into parameters in query strings. Often times, this is for website referrer’s and redirects. It’s a common and simple utility, but every now … Continue reading

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17 jul

My Work Taskbar – 26+ Applications at Once

***, Android, Chrome, ColdFusion, Databases, Design, Firefox, Google, HTML5/CSS3, Internet Explorer, Java, JavaScript, Microsoft, Photoshop, PHP, Windows

Above and to the right are straight screen shots of what one of my workstations looks like. It’s almost no wonder that these days many of us require much more than 8GB of RAM. It seems that I am all … Continue reading

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14 jun

“Avoid the Tax, Use a Better Browser” IE7 Tax!

**, HTML5/CSS3, Internet, Internet Explorer, JavaScript, Microsoft

Internet Explorer 7 is one of those browsers that you must pay special attention too while developing websites. I talk about it all of the time. We no longer have to worry about IE6, unless you are doing something in … Continue reading

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28 may

Drive a Car in Your Browser with WebGL / JS

*, 3D Graphics, Browsers, DIY, Entertainment, howto, JavaScript, WebGL

I’m not really sure how I got off the topic of WebGL via JavaScript as it’s such a fascinating area to work. A year and a half ago, I launched my blog with a WebGL Tetris game as it was … Continue reading

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27 may

jQuery 2012 Conference in San Francisco, CA

Browsers, DIY, Google, Internet, JavaScript, Mobility

jQuery conferences roll around the world each year in an attempt to raise awareness and promote their already monstrous JavaScript framework. They claim Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and even Twitter, which just proves that building shovels and tools to build, you … Continue reading

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26 apr

SpotCrime – Interfacing Existing Technologies for a Purpose

***, Google, Internet, JavaScript, Media, Mobility, News

There are all these free and open source technologies out there. Open API’s and utilities to free JavaScript frameworks, not to mention web services and all the sorts. So, why haven’t people simply integrate the existing technologies into something that … Continue reading

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2 apr

Watch US Wind Currents in Real Time – Canvas

Design, Entertainment, HTML5/CSS3, Internet, JavaScript

It takes a while to load, but if you want to watch the Wind currents across the United Stated, check out http://hint.fm/wind/. Using HTML5 and Canvas, you can watch how the wind is currently flowing around the country. New and … Continue reading

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29 mar

Dynamically Resize Background Images with jQuery

Browsers, Design, DIY, HTML5/CSS3, Internet, JavaScript

jQuery is now by far, the leading JavaScript framework out there. Sure, there is still a lot of competition with YUI, Dojo, ExtJS, Scriptaculous, and others but when you see where jQuery came from and how far they’ve gone, you … Continue reading

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25 mar

JavaScript Tron, Written in 221 bytes

Browsers, DIY, Hacking, Internet, JavaScript

Tron is a classic game that we all know. Also known as nibbles, snake, worm, light cycle, this game has many different variants and I’m pretty sure nobody truly knows what came first. What we do know is that it’s … Continue reading

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