(How I) Use Multiple Cached Selectors with jQuery

I am embarrased to admit how often it really happens, but I frequently forget how to use multiple cached selectors with jQuery and usually just fire a quick Google search and then kick myself when I see a Stack Overflow post like this one and immediately remember how I do…

Array.prototype.diff(meaCulpa)

So, it turns out that when you go off all half-cocked all willy-nilly extending a core functionality of JavaScript it's bound to result in a hiccup now and then. It was, then, a few days after posting about my new 'diff' function that I found my JavaScript choking on exactly…

OMG CSS LEDs!!!

I don't know if it's really necessary to provide a lot of preamble for this entry. Recently I needed indicators. I decided to go with some semi-skeumorphic LEDs and you can see the result in this handily embedded codepen: [ See the Pen djhAt by F. Stephen Kirschbaum (@fskirschbaum) on CodePen.…

Array.prototype.diff()

Sometimes in the day to day you find some problem that is just fun to try to solve without a Google (Stack Overflow) search. Recently the problem I needed to solve was this: I have a list of 'feed' items on a page where a long poll is watching for…

Having Fun At Work

This might seem completely obvious, but it's important to have fun with your work. Here's a good example. My boss mentioned that he wanted links on the project I'm working out to stand out. So, I gave him what he wanted: When I showed this to him he said that…