Yearly Archives: 2012

Write and Share HTML/CSS Online with Scratchpad

Been playing with Scratchpad recently, pretty cool online editor. Very smooth interface, very responsive to edits. Love that I can share files, but wish I could open files that exist outside of Scratchpad and edit them there, rather than having … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

Over the past couple of months, I have noticed a considerable slowing of this site; anyone else notice it? I don’t think I’ve done anything to cause this, so maybe it’s GoDaddy (I know, I know, but I’ve been there … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

Absolutely brilliant! A thought-controlled helicopter. Not sure to be super impressed, or super scared… The author makes a good case for using this bind method, especially the ability to remove bound listeners and an improvement in efficiency! Not quite ready … Continue reading

Finding the Scroll Position in IE10

It’s been so long since I had to deal with IE that I had forgotten about this, but IE does not support window.scrollX/window.scrollY; you have to use something like: var top = typeof window.scrollY === “undefined” ? window.pageYOffset : window.scrollY; … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

I wrote some time ago about the Tractor Beam and the Tricorder both slowly moving from Star Trek to reality. Now we’re talking about the Universal Translator. “But we already have Google Translate and Siri,” you say? Well watch this … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

Me too… hilarious! Somehow thought Isaac Asimov would sound cooler, but I guess sounding this nerdy is actually better… Great @media support page, using nothing more than the tests it claims to detect… Can’t wait for this shit: Shadow DOM … Continue reading

I am so f-ing sick of hearing about “The Cloud”!

<rant> I must admit, on paper, the cloud sounds really great: We all walk around with unattached devices, unencumbered by wires and connections to things, free to roam wherever we like, without a care in the world, because no matter … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

Water-soluble packaging… Now that seems like a long time coming, nice job Apple! I like the Slit Slider. Can’t see myself using it, but I like it. I can’t figure out what the sort order is (and the table is … Continue reading

Here you go, Facebook, you’re welcome!

Hey, Facebook, how ya doing? Good, good… Um, I love the infinite scroll thing you (and so many other sites) do, but the thing is, it really sucks when, after scrolling down for a while, I decide to actually click … Continue reading

Today’s Readings

A slew of “reading lists” recently hit the Interwebs… Good stuff for reading by the fireplace as the weather cools outside… And speaking of outside, wanna bring a little “outside” into your “inside”? How about a moss-covered keyboard? Interesting, but … Continue reading