Tag Archives: javascript

Starting Points for Pushing Async Notifications to Browsers

I asked on Twitter for some starting points on pushing asynchronous notifications to web browsers. Here are the results, summarized. Continue reading

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Linkdump #8

Scriptensity: Emscripten 1.0! This is the first I’ve heard of this project: it’s an LLVM-to-Javascript compiler. Which means you can (for instance) compile C++ to Javascript. I can’t decide if this is amazing or just batshit insane. Probably both. tags: … Continue reading

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Linkdump #7

Hacker Chat: Pinboard Creator Maciej Ceglowski Talks About Why Boring Architecture is Good, and More Wise words. tags: development I think many developers (myself included) are easily seduced by new technology and are willing to burn a lot of time … Continue reading

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Linkdump #6

agile/db_branch – GitHub I’d been looking for a way to manage databases for multiple branches of an app, and this is one of the (many) suggestions. tags: development database ruby rails git Rails plugin to play nice with git branching … Continue reading

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CommunityOverflow – Userscripts.org

My first public Greasemonkey script: a quick hack for Stack Overflow to check the “community owned wiki” box by default.

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jQuery

I played around with jQuery a little over the weekend. I’m fairly impressed. The obvious comparison is with Prototype, but I can’t really make that comparison because almost all the Prototype work I’ve done has been automatically generated by Rails. … Continue reading

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