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…

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…

Simple JavaScript functions

Over time, I have collected a bunch of simple JavaScript functions that I find useful. I decided it was time I posted some of these scripts here. Each of the functions will be followed by a simple example of how to use it. So, without further ado, here they are:…

Intro To Gulp Part 2 - CSS

In part 1, I went over using Gulp to work with our javascript files. In this entry, I will be going over using it for our SASS/CSS files. So let's go ahead and dive in. Just like before I am going to start with a super simple gulpfile. I…

Intro To Gulp Part 1 - JavaScript

I recently started working with GulpJS as part of my build process and I have to say I am extremely impressed. I thought I would do a quick write up of how I used Gulp while working on a recent jQuery plugin and fell in love with the process. What…