Backbone Apps, Express Apps, Client side unit tests, Korean, Gadgets, Videos

Thanksgiving is coming soon, and these days it does seem like I need a break. What an interesting year it’s been for me. Multiple broken friendships/relationships, lost over $5k in parking fines, lost over $10k in stock options, multiple missed opportunities, a broken wrist, failed drivers test, I could go on. This year has not… Continue reading Backbone Apps, Express Apps, Client side unit tests, Korean, Gadgets, Videos

jQuery plugin for smooth back to top and follow me navigation, disabling Bootstrap popover caching, Modernizr IE detection extension

I wrote some jQuery plugins for this site – to get smooth scrolling back to top and navigation that follows you down the page. Here’s the code. The usage is in the comments. /* jquery plugin to scroll window to the top */ $(function() { var up_timer = 0; var viewportLeft; var viewportTop; $.getPosition =… Continue reading jQuery plugin for smooth back to top and follow me navigation, disabling Bootstrap popover caching, Modernizr IE detection extension

Proliferation of Javascript libraries and bad start to the year

As a front-end developer, I can’t help but notice all the innovation going on. Especially compared to the backend, I feel that front end technologies these days are developing at quite a rapid pace. In particular, the areas of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. HTML5 HTML5 has of course been the hot technology as of late,… Continue reading Proliferation of Javascript libraries and bad start to the year