CodeMirror is an amazing utility for presenting code in a browser environment. Syntax highlighting, widgets, and a number of advanced functions make it a unique, useful tool. When using CodeMirror inside the Firefox DevTools debugger, I found that adding hundreds of column breakpoint widgets to very long lines of code really killed performance, and I […]
Whether I fat-finger a command or my MacBook Pro keyboard’s keys don’t want to respond like they should, I’m frequently misspelling commands. What’s more frustrating is that many of these commands are long, taking making fixing theme time-consuming. Luckily a Twitter follower is looking out for me, providing me a quick command for fixing the […]
In this episode: Todd and David kick things off bantering about cell phones, Android rot, and the good old days of Windows XP and piracy. Todd’s colleague Eric Brandes gets us back on track with a discussion about trusting proven technologies, not chasing the latest fads, how TrackJS is able to provide an amazing utility […]
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The Object object has been buffed with useful methods over the past few years. Object.keys, Object.values, Object.freeze, and Object.assign all address frequently desired functionality. One of the new Object methods is fromEntries, which accepts a Map or map-like array nesting and converts it to a useful object literal! Convert Map to Object Converting a Map to a key:value […]
Bluetooth has been a revelation in wireless technology: wireless mice, headphones, streaming devices, and a variety of home and office environments. It goes without saying that wireless peripherals are so much easier to manage than wired counterparts, especially mice, that I usually have my MacBook’s bluetooth turned on. There are times, however, that I move […]
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YouTube is an endless source of entertainment, be it stuff you’re proud to share you like or stuff you would rather others not know about (see: David’s history of watching old WWE Royal Rumbles). I watch a lot of YouTube in hotels and on flights when I don’t have internet access, so I use youtube-dl […]
Down on my hands and knees, I crawl around, bleeding out. I’m resigned to my fate. A kind stranger, a new friend, rushes over to me and kneels to help, reviving me at a time that didn’t require it. Just as I’m revived, the kind stranger says “Get up and win”. I get up and […]