Web Development

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It was about two weeks into a project at Tahzoo that I had started in June that I made a discovery that rocked my world: the ternary operator. I think it was my coworker and one of my leads, Piti Itharat, that had introduced it to me. Since then, the ternary operator has become my

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I’ve recently finished a big project with Tahzoo that runs on Tridion 2011 and uses Razor Mediator. There’s a growing number of Tridion  Razor Mediator implementations out there, but this one was a tad different for a few reasons. For one, this project was heavily taxonomy-dependent. Navigation is generated with categories and keywords, and even

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Working in Content Management System (CMS) implementations has its challenges. While some of those challenges are in the application itself, many can be with the content authors. Content authors expect a certain amount of flexibility in how they can add or remove content on a page and we have to find a way to account

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CSS3 offers a ton of brand new ways that you can select elements in ways we’ve never thought of before. Today I want to focus on exclusively the structural pseudo-classes, which are ways of selecting elements based on the document tree. CSS2.1 limited us to :first-child and IE7 and 8 have done a great job since

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At Tahzoo, we pretty much shoot for HTML5 websites 100% of the time; the only time the project isn’t HTML5 is if the client explicitly says so. We have a current client whose HTML5 site also required some fun Ajax things like creating an interactive poll and even some email functionality. In order to really

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There’s a few different web apps I’ve developed where I needed to use keyboard characters for shortcut keys or whatnot. I can never remember what the keystroke codes are, and I hate looking at great big charts. So I made the easiest tool in the world: type and see

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In a recent project that I’ve been working on I was able to reach a new level of frustration and aggravation with Internet Explorer. Any front-end developer with more than a week of experience could tell you horror stories about Internet Explorer and how wonderful it is to develop in ‘modern browsers’. We mistakenly clump

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Any of my web development buddies have learned that I’m a huge fan of the em. Huge fan. We’d be Facebook friends, we’d go on vacation together, yadda yadda yadda. When you look at my online resume you’ll be hard-up to find too many px written into my stylesheet. In fact, almost every property with