Tag Archives: web

HEY STUPID: Stop polling localStorage without a try/catch!

I’m going on a rant against my fellow programmers, because there are a lot of JavaScript developers out there working on commercial websites who ought to frelling know better. This also applies to older versions of the Modernizr script, although … Continue reading

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Programmers who will pay in the new order

I have some grievances against some of my kind and I’m going to air them now. If you’re a Web developer, test your site without cookies from time to time, especially if you’re a news site or some such that … Continue reading

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Mocking the Web-challenged, redux

My issues with the Weather Channel’s site remain ongoing. A few weeks ago I let them know that the new system they were using to load up content was broken, because their developers thought it’d be brilliant to use native … Continue reading

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Mocking the Web-challenged

I used to use an extension in my browser called ForecastFox to give me a heads-up on upcoming weather. I never liked that it used accuweather.com for its forecasts, and I always wanted finer control over a million things, but … Continue reading

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Get it together, Mark

One of the rules I strive to live by, and consistently fail at, is to never underestimate human stupidity. If somebody responds to a news article or some reality show flub with “Nobody could really be that stupid”, my go-to … Continue reading

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CSS cheat: Bilinear gradient

CSS gradients are amazing, wonderful things for what they can do. But there’s still a lot they legitimately can’t do. There are tricks people have used to try making conical/angular gradients, but recently I came across a need to use … Continue reading

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When Play doesn’t mean Play

I have a bone to pick with certain sites, because what they’re doing seems to be a trend. When I’m on Facebook I’m constantly seeing posts shared by my family, of amusing or touching videos that have gone viral. I … Continue reading

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