Weekend Links – Firebug Extensions, Updating Firefox Extensions, jQuery Puzzles, Digg/Google Sale
The Fire Best Firebug Extensions
Firebug is a powerhouse in itself, but why not install some Firebug plugins to make it even more useful?
Updating Extensions for Firefox 3
Have a Firefox plugin that you want to use in the newest version, but it isn't officially up to snuff? Here's how you can bypass that problem.
jqPuzzle -- Customizable Sliding Puzzles Using jQuery
Have a picture you'd like to split into a puzzle? Try jqPuzzle, a jQuery puzzle.
Google Walks Away From Digg Deal
Simply put, I think Digg needs to sell fast before the site loses its prestige. And now they've lost a potential sale to Google.
5 Rules of Variable Naming
Amen to this system of variable naming. I agree with every one of these.
Sooner or later you'll run across a regular expression. With their cryptic syntax, confusing documentation and massive learning curve, most developers settle for copying and pasting them from StackOverflow and hoping they work. But what if you could decode regular expressions and harness their power? In...
Two years ago I documented my struggles with Imposter Syndrome and the response was immense. I received messages of support and commiseration from new web developers, veteran engineers, and even persons of all experience levels in other professions. I've even caught myself reading the post...
I work with an awesome cast of developers at Mozilla, and one of them in Daniel Buchner. Daniel's shared with me an awesome strategy for detecting when nodes have been injected into a parent node without using the deprecated DOM Events API.
I'm a big fan of video games. I don't get much time to play them but I'll put down the MacBook Pro long enough to get a few games in. One of my favorites is Portal. For those who don't know, what's...