Whats Wrong With Your JavaScript Part 2

In this article, we will be exploring more of the common mistakes developers are making in their code. If you haven't already, you should check out part one. This time, however, I will be concentrating on jQuery code. Yes, people still use jQuery. It's extremely common in large corporations. So…

Domain Outage

Due to a number of factors, some beyond my control and other's because of sheer forgetfulness, my domain was offline for over a week. I sincerely apologize to anyone who tried to access the site during this timeframe. Hopefully, none of this will happen again! Look for another article shortly!…

What's wrong with your JavaScript Pt 1

As a senior level developer at my job, I end up having to do a lot of code reviews. I am also fairly active on Stack Overflow and their Code Review site. So this means I see a lot of JavaScript and jQuery. A lot. And what I see is…

PageSpeed Insights and Ghost - Part 2

In part one, I concentrated on updated the server settings for my Ghost blog. In this article, I will handle the theme itself. Note at the time I write this my current version of Ghost is v0.5. There has been updated to the default Casper theme since this release…

PageSpeed Insights and Ghost - Part 1

I went to Google's PageSpeed Insights page the other day to check my score. I am currently using the default Casper theme for my Ghost blog. My baseline score for Mobile was 74/100 and on Desktop 82/100. These scores aren't bad but I know I could get it…

Super Simple JavaScript Templating

After hours of writing the same ( or at least very similar ) code in a few projects I was working on, I decided it was time to sit down and create a super simple template function that I could use in any project where the big guys (mustache, handlebars, etc) were…