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  • JavaScript Polling

    Polling with JavaScript is one of those ugly but important functions within advanced front-end user experience and testing practices.  Sometimes there isn't the event you can hook into to signify that a given task is complete, so you need to get your hands dirty and simply poll for...

  • Prevent Chrome from Translating a Page

    A while back I shared my favorite Google Chrome extension:  Google Art Project.  I've enjoyed seeing beautiful art when I open a new tab -- it's brought genuine happiness to my day, however small that happiness may be.  About a week ago, however, the art presented had...

  • Create Any Type Of Website With These Multi-Purpose Themes

    We have selected what we believe are the very best multipurpose WordPress themes on the market today. Our list contains a number of best sellers, several newcomers that are proving to be highly popular, and a few themes that are ideal for creating the types of...

  • An Introduction to Static Site Generators

    Static site generators seem to have been becoming more and more popular recently, but they’re not one of those ephemeral novelty things that grow in popularity as quickly as they fall into oblivion shortly after. For over a decade, many different projects — 394 of...

  • Automated Tests for Visual Responsive Layouts

    Today it's all about testing. In 2015, many developers knows about TDD and I personally think that testing is one of the key for quality products. But what about testing in a Front-end environment? How do you guys write your tests for a responsive page or...

  • Track.js Error Reporting
  • Getting Dicey With Flexbox

    What if you could build complex CSS layouts in minutes? Flexbox is a new CSS layout spec that makes it easy to construct dynamic layouts. With flexbox, vertical centering, same-height columns, reordering, and direction agnosticism are a piece of cake. There's a popular myth floating around that...

  • Combine Audio and Video with ffmpeg

    We have audio.  We have video.  We appreciate each of those media on their own but you can create an awesome work of art if you combine the two.  After all, how could you watch a sports highlight video without setting the visuals to some obscure techno track?...

  • Pre-made Layouts and Why Should You Use Them

    Pre-made layouts are a great productivity hack. When selecting a multipurpose WordPress theme, there are naturally a number of features you will look for, including fast page loading, responsiveness, ease of customization, SEO optimization, and several others. Ease of customization is an especially important feature, as...

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  • O’Reilly Velocity Conference – Santa Clara

    My favorite front-end conference has always been O'Reilly's Velocity Conference because the conference series has focused on one of the most undervalued parts of client side coding:  speed.  So often we're so excited that our JavaScript works that we forget that speed, efficiency, and performance are just as important. This year...

  • How to Watermark Images and Videos

    As a content creator I respect an author or artist's desire to protect their work.  I don't consider this blog art but I'm annoyed as hell when I see my blog posts show up on another site.  I'm lucky enough that my blog is mostly recreational but many...