destroying human interactions, one webapp at a time

Flash: Best place to start, worst place to end up

I know the web world cringes when the word Flash is mentioned, but I always sigh remembering the days when my ActionScript knowledge was relevant.  I still am not ashamed that I know and enjoyed working in Flash and ActionScript, yet I have no delusions that others may see Flash mentioned on my website and […]

Creating jQuery Plugins: As seen on the World Wide Web

In our last post we created a simple plugin that changes the text of a span tag and then a bit more complex one that forces a case for all letters typed into an input field. This time around we’re going to create a plugin that utilizes JavaScript objects to further encapsulate our code so […]

Creating jQuery Plugin: reuse your code, save your sanity

jQuery has made all our lives easier, but if you’re not making your re-usable code into plugins then you’re not using it to its full potential. One reason so many new developers get spooked by JavaScript programming is that the treat it as a strictly procedural language. Yes, it was created that way, but a […]

Be Anti-Social: You’ll Be More Productive

In this quick post, I want to share my tricks to be a more productive coder. I know that everyone and their mother has a list of tips to be more productive… and here’s mine. Please keep in mind these are what work for me and may not be right for everyone, but it never […]