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Easy Autocomplete with the datalist Element, the list Attribute and AngularJS’s ng-repeat Directive

Continuing to write about some Angular features I’ve been working with recently, I thought it would be interesting to show off one of the little conveniences I was able to put together using just a couple of Angular’s core features. … Continue reading

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Sure, It’s 5 Months Too Late for the Contest, BUT.. I Finally Did Something with the Hubway Data

The Hubway Data Visualization Challenge was a contest run using the data released by the local bike share. I really wanted to do something for the contest and even started a project in October to try to do something with … Continue reading

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Using the Geolocation API

The following is probably the last long-form article you’ll see here for a while. I’m in full on book mode for the next couple of months, so I’m not expecting to be writing a ton here for the foreseeable future. … Continue reading

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Recent Reading (JS Natives Duke it Out, Regexp in jQuery, Performance, a New Image Format?)

Sorry, it’s been a while. I’ve been busy at work, I’ve been wringing every last bit out of summer on my bike, and I’ve spent a lot of my free time on my upcoming CSS presentation, so I haven’t been … Continue reading

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Required Reading: Yahoo Research on Mobile Cache Size

With more and more people embracing the idea of producing HTML5 mobile web apps, research like this is becoming vital. There are a lot of gotchas in this article, especially if you’ve been ignoring this space. You should read the … Continue reading

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Performance Tip: When Linking to JavaScript on the Google Ajax Library CDN, Use a Specific Version Number

I’ve seen this a few times over the past few months: <script type=”text/javascript” src=”http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js”></script> What that basically says to Google is “give me the latest 1.* branch version of jQuery and make sure it’s minified.”

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Browser Size, a Simple But Useful Tool From Google

Browser Size does just what the name implies. Enter a URL, hit “go” and you’ll see just what percentage of the internet will see what without scrolling. Scrolling isn’t quite the bugbear it once was, but for certain types of … Continue reading

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Great New Google Webmaster Tools Feature – “Site Performance”

You use Webmaster Tools, right? If you rely on Google traffic in any way shape or form you really should be using it. It’s an invaluable service and it just got better with the addition of a new, performance specific … Continue reading

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Google’s Sitelinks vs. Bing’s Deep Links + D-Card

For some searches on both Bing and Google, the top result is enhanced with additional data. For simplicities’ sake (and because I’m selfish) I’m going to focus on one search for my personal site to compare the two. Google’s result … Continue reading

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Google Chrome Frame- I’ll Be Taking Advantage Of It

I did some testing today with Google Chrome Frame. I wanted to see if it would mesh with my normal methods for serving IE specific code and, as far as I can tell, it behaves exactly as desired. Here’s the … Continue reading

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