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  • Wrap Long Links with CSS

    Developers have loads to think about when creative websites, and much of that is ensuring child elements don't stretch past the parent width.  We worry about images, IFRAMEs, and other popular elements pushing past their parent width, but then we see a basic link with a long...

  • JavaScript Once Function

    Every so often you have a function which you only want to run once.  Oftentimes these functions are in the form of event listeners which may be difficult to manage.  Of course if they were easy to manage, you'd just remove the listeners but that's a perfect...

  • 6 Reasons to Go Treehouse

    There are quite a few tech video tutorial websites on the internet but Treehouse is the web's best.  Of course it's easy to make that claim but here are some of the numerous reasons why that can only be true. Trying Treehouse is FREE Treehouse's sponsorship...

  • How to Build a Winning Portfolio Website for Free

    Your professional design experience tells other people who you are and what it is that you've been doing, so the more interesting your portfolio, the better the odds of it drawing attention and landing clients. I searched the web far and wide, and finally decided on...

  • Serve SVG as an Image on Apache with .htaccess

    I've been a massive fan of SVG since my days creating charts and animations with the Dojo Toolkit.  SVG has been around forever, it even has IE support now, and it's ultra-flexible.  When creating this site's redesign, I used SVG within an IMG tag and...

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  • asynquence: More Than Just Promises (Part 2)

    asynquence Is Promises As we saw in part 1, asynquence is a wrapper abstraction on top of promises, as sequences. A single-step sequence approximates a promise, though they're not identically compatible. However, that's no big deal, since asynquence can both consume and vend standard promises/thenables...

  • asynquence: The Promises You Don’t Know Yet (Part 1)

    on("before", start) Normally, my blog posts (and training workshops, for that matter!) are intended to teach something, and in the process I highlight projects that I've written to explore and experiment in that area. I find that to be an effective aid to teaching. However, this blog post...

  • Pub/Sub JavaScript Object

    There are three keys to effective AJAX-driven websites:  event delegation, History management, and effective app-wide communication with pub/sub.  This blog employs of all of these techniques, and I thought I'd share the simplest of them:  a tiny pub/sub module I use on this site. If you've...

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  • Creating Scrolling Parallax Effects with CSS

    Introduction For quite a long time now websites with the so called "parallax" effect have been really popular. In case you have not heard of this effect, it basically includes different layers of images that are moving in different directions or with different speed. This leads to a...

  • Remove WordPress Admin Bar CSS

    A version or two back, WordPress decided to add a toolbar for logged in users on the display side that's about the site's theme.  I get why they did it but it's an annoyance to me -- I don't care to see it.  To accomplish this...