Month: November 2012

Sunday Mind Munch

had a wonderful time walking around Long beach after an intense time at JSsaturday. Then, later that night, something invaded my dreams. Nothing about the end of a great javascript learning day. Something about “how technical and abstracted this field is becoming, and how tough it is to keep up”. It’s true, it isn’t easy …

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Notes from Javascript Saturday Event

Chandler Dhall – Microsoft MVP INETA speaker problem solving/ algorithms worst case or Omega best case omega average case theta secure coding practices sanity checks validations (client side and server side) authentication authorization .asp top 10 object oriented principles principles do not change get the right abstractions inheritence encapsulation aggregation composition solid principles ┬áthere should …

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Weighing in on HTML5

I still hear late adopters, leary of HTML5 voice concerns. You know these people, they won’t cast their stone until something is a “sure bet”. And how do they know it is a sure bet? When everyone else has done it, or is using it. At that point, you are always playing catch up with …

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Playing with :nth children

Two fun visual playgrounds to help understand the advanced usage of nth-child: http://nthmaster.com/ http://lea.verou.me/demos/nth.html for a great explanation of how it works, start with Chris Coyiers article http://css-tricks.com/how-nth-child-works/. where Chris has his own visual tester linked at the end of the article. But of course, IE is late to the game on this, with no …

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