Archive for the ‘Non-programming’ Category

OOCSS for JavaScript Pirates

November 15th, 2010

A few weeks back I had the awesome opportunity to speak at the jQuery Conference in Boston. A colleague, Boaz Sender, encouraged me to propose a topic, but I couldn’t help wondering, “What could a dojo enthusiast possibly speak about at a jQuery conference?”

Speak about dojo? Uh, no way. That wouldn’t fly.

How about something about pure JavaScript? Maybe I could extract a feature of cujo.js and turn it into a jQuery plugin! … Nah, that’ll take too long. No time.

Wait! OOCSS! It’s applicable to all JavaScript development!
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CSS, jQuery, Non-programming, OOCSS

Why the new Facebook facelift is so lame

March 14th, 2009
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If you’ve logged into Facebook lately, you couldn’t have missed the new design. This design brings some much needed features. I especially appreciate the ability to filter my News Feed by friend group. Since I already keep my friends in separate groups (a painstaking process), this was a freebie for me.

But overall, Facebook disappoints for several reasons.