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  • Remove Audio From Video

    Sometimes I want to display live motion without the audio, since the audio is either bad quality or it's just extra load, which is especially important on mobile.  You could probably argue converting the video to GIF is more appropriate, but GIFs can be larger and more taxing on...

  • Top Web Developer Tools You Need To Know About

    We have gathered 11 of the most simple, yet efficient top developer tools, that you must have in order to improve your businesses and projects. Feel free to read about them and please leave a comment so we all know your opinion. uKit Website Builder

  • Basics of Monkey Patching

    As one of the MooTools team and someone who worked with the Dojo Toolkit for years, I quickly learned one lesson:  you never modify the source of a library when using it on a given web app.  Doing so makes upgrades of the library a nightmare and...

  • Improving WordPress Commenting with Postmatic

    We've set out to create a fantastic commenting plugin for WordPress. It's called Postmatic and what it does is a first for any blogging system: to allow synchronous 100% email and web-based commenting. The web folks can engage via the web. The email folks can stick...

  • git: Delete All Branches but Master

    Maintenance is incredibly important in any project, but if you want to take your professionalism to the next level, you should keep your git environment in shape.  Unfortunately I'm not that guy -- I leave git branches laying around, even after they've been merged into master....

  • Track.js Error Reporting
  • 4 Selling Points For Your Next Website Design Pitch

    An important skill for those looking to build a successful web design career is learning to effectively sell your services by explaining to clients the benefits of redesigning their website. While different clients will have different things that are important to them in a new website,...

  • 7 Essential JavaScript Functions

    I remember the early days of JavaScript where you needed a simple function for just about everything because the browser vendors implemented features differently, and not just edge features, basic features, like addEventListener and attachEvent.  Times have changed but there are still a few functions each developer should...

  • File Input accept Attribute

    The HTML5 revolution provided us several simple but important attributes like download, autofocus, required, novalidate, and placeholder.  There's another one you may want to know about:  accept.  The accept attribute is useful for input[type=file] elements.  Let's have a look at it! The HTML I'll...

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  • Get IP Address from Command Line

    Over the past few years I've needed to look up my IP address a dozen times.  What's funny is that I don't recall why I needed it, I just did.  So what's the easiest way to get my IP address from the command line? To get your internal IP, you...

  • Loading Static Templates for Intern Testing

    I use Intern by SitePen for all of my JavaScript functional testing.  Intern has loads of features other functional test frameworks don't and it's completely Promise-based -- something I got very used to when I used the Dojo Toolkit every day. Async test creation can...