See for Yourself: Angular, React, & Ember Visible Render Speeds Compared

Preface: This isn’t anywhere near conclusive evidence. Please test and play with the different frameworks (libs) yourself to see for yourself.
While evaluating different front-end Javascript frameworks/libraries, I came across some talks and demos that I found rather interesting. Particularly when itContinue Reading…

Calm.js – Form Validation for Angry, Irate, Shouting People. AKA Stop Negative Nancies

Just whipped together calm.js

It primary use is to check if people are typing in a civilized calm fashion.

It will check for people abusing caplock and validate the text. Are they calm or not?

Handy for making your support system nicer, or tossContinue Reading…

How to run JavaScript function on a specific day of the year

This snippet will run a specific function on April 1st. AKA april fools day.

Make sure you incorporate it into your site and replace all your site links with links to the rick roll videoContinue Reading…

Future JavaScript: How React, Angular 2, and Library XYZ can live together in harmony

The world of JavaScript is insanely vast.

The NPM (package manager for JavaScript) is the largest code repository in the world.

There are just about 1 bajllion frameworks & libraries to solve X, Y or Z.

It’s rad that we have these options, butContinue Reading…

Fixing UX for Responsive Sites

Preface: this post isn’t against responsive design, far from it. It’s about fixing the glaring User experience issues faced on most responsive sites.
Lets face it responsive sites can be really, really, really shitty.

How many times have you been on your phoneContinue Reading…

Batch Edit Categories & Tags for specific posts in WordPress

I just imported a blog with 400+ posts from Tumblr to WordPress and needed a way to bulk tag and bulk manage the categories of the imported posts.

Everything is lumped into ‘uncategorized’ so I needed a way to select specific posts at the sameContinue Reading…

Serverside React Rendering: Isomorphic JavaScript with ReactJS + Node

This is a tutorial I wrote for rendering ReactJS on the server with NodeJSContinue Reading…

Add Search Engine Indexable Github Gists To Your WordPress Site

This snippet added to your functions.php file will enable you to embed indexable github gists into your site

Below is an example.

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To Do List Bankruptcy

What does your to-do list look like?

Mine typically grows and grows over time until the list is a mile long and the bane of my existence.

The growing number of action items become unmanageable and a hazard to my sanity.

At this pointContinue Reading…

Out of Focus

Recently I’ve been feeling more and more out of focus.

I am in the middle of 6 concurrent projects and I’m solving too many problems at once.

Focus is spread between too many things and its hard to keep sight on a singleContinue Reading…