All Posts tagged as "javascript"

JS Wickedness

Much like the famous WAT talk, this post explores some of the oddities and creative applications of JS that make it 'fun' to work with.

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The Dialog Tag

Looking behind the proverbial curtain into the functionality of the dialog tag in HTML5.

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MkObj - VanillaJS Library for Instance-safe objects

A JavaScript Library for creating Instance-Safe Objects using Prototypal Mixin Inheritance.

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Elephants!

Recently when collaborating on a project with some students at Lighthouse Labs, I was asked to help debug a script that would save form values between page loads, so that the user wouldn’t have to re-populate the form. This piqued my interest, and so the sleeves were both literally and metaphorically rolled up so as to dive in and help with this project.

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Object Constructors vs. Object Literals – Theory and Practice

Deep-dive into the differences between object constructors and object literals in JavaScript.

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Dumb Tinkering, Revisited

A tag team effort to make a cool plugin based on a CSS Tricks article

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That’s using your head…er()

This one includes some PHP, but it lets us delve into how you can dynamically generate JS on the back-end

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Logical Looping

Last installment in the 5 Things series, with an emphasis on looping

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Cash in on Caching (aka The This or That Debate)

Fourth installment of the 5 Things series - This time we look at how jQuery does caching, and what the benefits are

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Testing Type

Third in the 5 Things series, this post focuses on the way the jQuery library tests the type of objects.

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Explicit Equivalence

Second in the 5 Things series, this one is about testing equivalence, explicitly.

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Building Better Objects

First in the 5 Things Everyone Could Learn From the jQuery Source series, focusing on object creation/composition.

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5 Things Everyone Could Learn From the jQuery Source

A five-part series on things gleaned from the jQuery2.0 source code, including good coding practices and interesting uses of JS.

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