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  • CSS JavaScript

    Tweet For Code #2

    You don't need a thousand lines of code to make a big difference in any coding language.  Oftentimes it's quite the opposite:  a few tiny code snippets can do a world of good and accomplish big things.  I asked my Twitter followers to tweet to me their favorite tiny snippets of code — that's a bit difference to try to pack into 140 characters!  Here are my favorites from this round!

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  • Browsers Microsoft

    3 Solutions for Supporting Internet Explorer

    In the beginning, Internet Explorer was the progressive browser.  After a period of inactivity, Internet Explorer became the bane of our existence.  Microsoft has since recommitted to their browser but the fact remains that sometimes modern Internet Explorer is lagging just a bit behind WebKit-based browsers and Firefox.  We also need to accommodate for earlier versions of IE.  The following will allow your sites to quickly and almost magically work better in Microsoft's flagship browser!

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  • CSS

    Style External Links with CSS

    Styling external links is a common practice on most informational sites likes Wikipedia.  As a user, it's nice to know when you're being sent to another resource.  Many sites do the external links check on the server side, adding a `rel=external` attribute value or `external` class to external links.  In some cases that isn't possible or plausible.  After trolling around the interwebs, I found the following useful CSS snippet for styling external links...

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  • CSS CSS Animations Demos Features Markup

    Create a CSS Flipping Animation

    You've all asked for it and now I've added it: Internet Explorer support! Annoyingly enough, the change involves rotate the front and back elements instead of just the container. Skip to this section if you'd like the latered Internet Explorer code. IE10+ is supported; IE9 does not support CSS animations.

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  • JavaScript

    JavaScript Debounce Function

    One of the biggest mistakes I see when looking to optimize existing code is the absence of the debounce function.  If your web app uses JavaScript to accomplish taxing tasks, a debounce function is essential to ensuring a given task doesn't fire so often that it bricks browser performance.

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  • Events

    O’Reilly Fluent Conference: Discount Code and Free Pass!

    Alright conference-lovers:  I've got something awesome for you.  O'Reilly's Fluent Conference 2014 is coming up on March 11th-13th in San Francisco, CA, USA and if you can go, you probably should.  Check out the list of speakers you'll see over those few days...

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