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Linkdump for December 2nd

by Rob Friesel

Creating Desktop Applications With node-webkit By Mike Cantelon, writing at the StrongLoop blog. This isn't the first time that node-webkit has come across my radar, but this is a good little intro for someone who hasn't heard of it before. (tagged: node-webkit Node.js JavaScript WebKit ) Offline First! This website is starting a discussion about […]

Linkdump for March 7th

by Rob Friesel

Breaking down Amazon’s mega dropdown Ben Kamens (bjk5) breaks down the technique behind Amazon's awesome new mega menu, and then how they implemented the same technique for the Khan Academy site. And then he open sources that solution as the jQuery-menu-aim plugin. Awesome stuff. Also (from the comments): don't miss even more of the theoretical […]

Linkdump for February 13th

by Rob Friesel

Opera Developer News – 300 million users and move to WebKit Big news from Opera. I can't decide if this is a relief, or a disturbing trend toward a kind of WebKit monoculture. These were my mixed feelings, and I had a hard time articulating them. Fortunately, Robert Nyman and John Resig expressed it all […]

Linkdump for August 2nd

by Rob Friesel

Introduction to RequireJS Jack Franklin, writing at The JavaScript Playground, gives us this decent introduction to RequireJS. It doesn't go into too much depth, and I wish he'd spent a little more time to discuss using it in a larger project–but it's enough to get you off the ground if you're new to RequireJS. (tagged: […]

Linkdump for February 12th

by Rob Friesel

The Myth of Writer’s Block Jon Gingerich writing at LitReactor (tagged: todo essay writing ) Un-Building Blocks: What to Do When You Can’t Do It Ed Sikov writing at LitReactor (tagged: todo essay writing ) The vendor prefix mess PPK at QuirksBlog with a (mostly) reasonable assessment of this week's -webkit prefix fiasco. For what […]

Linkdump for May 14th

by Rob Friesel

First Novel Survey Results by Jim C. Hines (via B²) — filed under "makes me feel less bad" (tagged: blog publishing writing ) Men’s Room Mathematics at Moral Hazard: I’m excited to have stumbled upon an apparently new mathematical system; the sequence generated by the Urinal Mapping Function is not found in the On-Line Encyclopedia […]

a week with Chrome

by Rob Friesel

I broke down and decided to try out Google’s Chrome browser after having heard so many positive reviews of it.  It’s backed by WebKit—just like Safari, my current favorite—and so if nothing else, I know it has a tried and true and powerful engine going behind the scenes.  That said, I’ve tried out more than […]

Yours Truly: Signature in Apple Mail

by Rob Friesel

A few months ago in my “pre-packaged [tag]Apple[/tag] apps vs. [tag]Mozilla[/tag] equivalents” round-up, I made mention of how Apple’s [tag]Mail[/tag] (or the dreaded “[tag]Mail.app[/tag]” if you prefer) application had mediocre [tag]signature[/tag] support. My criticism went something like: Pain in the butt. Can’t reference external files and what’s worse, you can’t edit the HTML source of […]