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    Giveaway:  $250 BuySellAds.com Credit!

    When I first created this blog, I used Google AdSense as my advertising avenue.  It was horrible -- no one ever clicked on ads and, simply put, there seems to be no real money in using that service.  I graduated on to managing my...

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    Making the Firefox Logo from HTML

    When each new t-shirt means staving off laundry for yet another day, swag quickly becomes the most coveted perk at any tech company. Mozilla WebDev had pretty much everything going for it: brilliant people, interesting problems, awesome office. Everything except a t-shirt. That had to change. The basic...

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    Game Configuration with JSON

    The Scenario For the past month or so, I've been spending some time making web games using Node and Express. One thing I wanted to do was reduce reliance on content management via database, where the typical process is the following: Log into the site Validate that I have...

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    Block Domains & Subdomains Using .htaccess

    A large focus of my redesign was improving site speed, and in doing so, I took a look at my site's error_log for the first time in a long time.  I was shocked when I found out that 90% of my site errors were either hacking...

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    How Cobalt Calibur Uses Canvas to Display Sprite-Based Graphics

    Hi, I'm Thomas Hunter, creator of Cobalt Calibur, an HTML5 multiplayer game. I'm here to tell you about how I used the new HTML5 canvas API to provide visuals using sprite-based graphics. This is similar to how old game consoles such as the NES...

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    Setup to Build Responsive Websites

    Not long ago, the biggest challenge for a web engineer was making sites that worked well in several different browsers. While that is still the case, our challenge is shifting to supporting the growing number of devices. I have come across a few tools and paradigms...

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    Don’t Forget About Favicons on Retina Screens

    Thomas Fuchs needs no introduction. I've looked up to Thomas' animation artistry since his Prototype/script.aculo.us days. He's more recently created Zepto.js, a micro multipurpose library for desktop and mobile devices. His latest creation, however, is an awesome eBook called

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    Relaunch!

    After weeks of research, hard work, pulling my hair out, and drinking too much wine, I've finally convinced myself that the blog is ready for relaunch. Redesign Disclaimer: I am not a designer. As with every redesign, I'm stuck with my limited visual imagination, so it's a typical...

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    Modal-Style Text Selection with Fokus

    Every once in a while I find a tiny JavaScript library that does something very specific, very well.  My latest find, Fokus, is a utility that listens for text selection within the page, and when such an event occurs, shows a beautiful modal dialog in...

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    Confessions of a Web Developer XII

    First impressions, second thoughts, and third degree... I can't make up my mind on Twitter.  On one hand, they've made their name by allowing 3rd party development to flourish, and now they seem to be shutting people out.  There's a feeling of betrayal, like we've been suckered in...