David Walsh

Change System Volume from Command Line on Mac OS

Oftentimes the awesome GUI applications we love are simply gloss over a command line functionality.  While I do love a visual app, it’s always good to know how to do things from command line, if only for the sake of automation.  I’ve covered loads of command line secrets, most notably Mac Camera Access, so I […]

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Script & Style Show: Episode 25: AR, VR, and Mozilla Reality with Chris Van Wiemeersch

On this episode:  Todd notices what David’s been watching on YouTube while logged in as the Script & Style user and David has no defense but loads of embarrassment.  David hurriedly transitions to welcoming guest Chris Van Wiemeersh from Mozilla’s Reality team.  Chris enlightens the guys about the current state of virtual reality, Mozilla’s role […]

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How to Get and Set CSS Variable Values with JavaScript

CSS variables are a very welcome addition to the language, despite them being incredibly basic.  Sure we could use SASS or stylus but languages should never count on developers relying on frameworks and toolkits to accomplish what we know we need.  And just like every other part of a webpage, you can get and manipulate […]

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Script & Style Show: Episode 24: Meme Sites, Developing for Fun, and Podcasts with Lemon!

On this episode: Todd asks David what he wants to be for Halloween and quickly regrets it, while Todd reveals his somewhat controversial costume.  David and Todd then welcome Lemon, an amazing web developer that creates silly but hilarious web games, hosts The FPl.us podcast, and shares his views on growth as a web developer.  […]

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Script & Style Show: Episode 23: Blogging, CodePenning, and Podcasting with Chris Coyier

In this episode:  David kicks off by recounting a heroic (and tiring) sprint across the O’Hare airport to make his flight home from Toronto.  CSS-Tricks scribe Chris Coyier joins Todd and David to discuss CSS-Tricks, CodePen, podcasting, and numerous walks down memory lane.  This episode provides great advice for new developers and discusses the early […]

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Team Management with monday.com

Experimenting with monday.com was an eye-opening experience; I always knew that team management was difficult but it always seemed like you’d need half a dozen pieces of software to bring it all together; think HR, team management, task management, CRM, billing…organization of all of these things, even for a small business, can be a costly […]

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How to Get Green Blood in PUBG

My current video game obsession is Player Unknown’s Battleground, also referred to as PUBG.  It’s an online multiplayer game which drops yourself and 99 others into a single, large map and you battle it out until the last man is standing.  It’s frustrating, heart-attack inducing, exciting…it’s PUBG. One problem with the game can be that […]

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Script & Style Show: Episode 22: JavaScript, Mentoring, and Blockchain with Kyle Simpson

In this episode:  David and Todd discuss the best holiday every:  National Cheeseburger Day.  After the salivation ended, David and Todd welcome Kyle Simpson, aka getify, to the show.  Kyle’s a well known JavaScript super hero so we jumped on a variety of topics:  the JavaScript spec, the good old days of JavaScript frameworks, conferences, […]

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Script & Style Show: Episode 21: Third Party JavaScript and Web Performance with Charlie Vazac

On this week’s episode: David shrugs aside the scars of the week’s DevTools Debugger development to welcome this week’s guest:  Charlie Vazac.  Charlie boasts the title of Senior Architect at Akamai and joins David and Todd to talk about third party JavaScript, monkey patching, security, performance, and more!  Enjoy!

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