JavaScript

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This year, SDL decided to host a hackathon that launched at SDL Innovate. And I, having a full time job, school, and a side project, needed something to keep me busy. So I decided to participate. I had some ideas for Media Manager, so I figured this was a good excuse to start experimenting with

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A few months ago, Dominic Cronin got this wild idea to have a bookmarklet competition with Tridion. The rules were very simple: Make a bookmarklet that does something with the GUI in Tridion. Share it. Well, I’m a fan of JavaScript. And challenges. So I whipped up Pub Up!

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I was talking to a colleague recently about the release of McSandy, and he mentioned that he had a project coming up that would require manipulation of HTML5’s LocalStorage API. I pointed him to a small gist that I’d put up on Github. And then I thought, “hey, maybe I should mention this to other

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After I announced that McSandy was in beta mode, I created a Reddit post for McSandy, and asked for feedback. What I noticed is that a lot of folks don’t really get why I made McSandy — because there’s tons of other options out there. So I’m going to show you why, with a few lovely animated

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About two and a half years ago, I lived in Colorado, and had to fly out to Columbus Ohio pretty regularly. On one such flight, I wanted to test out some CSS and HTML. But I didn’t have any Wifi on the plane.  When you don’t have internet, and you want to do a quick

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If you know Grunt.js, this post is for you. Grunt is a super awesome node.js-based task runner. It makes development easier, your productivity faster, and your attractiveness… attractiver. I don’t want to go through all 3,000+ reasons that Grunt is fantastic, so I’ll just give you one: You’re writing some JavaScript files. You’d like them to

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In a previous post, I talked about some general better practices for writing jQuery plugins that will play nicely in content management systems. Today, I’d like to introduce one such plugin: flexModal.

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jQuery isn’t going anywhere. It’s the most widely used JavaScript-library, it has a huge community, and offers a plethora of plugins. With its wide-spread acceptance, it’s not surprising when CMS developers (Tridionauts and the like) get prototypes using different jQuery plugins like modal windows or carousels. What is surprising, however, is how often these jQuery

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Feeling nerdier than usual last night, I was asking myself, and a math teacher (that’s Mrs. Jaye, to you), all sorts of questions about numbers, including prime numbers. Later on, I got to thinking: how would I determine what the prime numbers are in a given range? And then I thought about writing that program.