Quick Hack Here’s a literally 2 minute hack for the Google Pac-Man tribute on the homepage right now to put your own face on Pac-Man (pardon my poor photoshopping): To try it add the following bookmarklet to your browser by dragging the link below to your bookmark bar: raccettura-ize pacman Now go to Google and […]
Anyone who cares about website performance comes to the quick realization that ads are a huge slow down. They are also the source of income for many websites. I somewhat casually mentioned back in December that Google was beta testing an async Google Analytics call. I found a bug in the early version but since […]
Here’s an interesting DOM test-case I ran across inadvertently yesterday. For the purpose of this post assume the following markup: < !DOCTYPE html> <html> <!– i broke the dom –> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"/> <title>Testcase</title> </head> <body> <p>Something</p> </body> </html> If I use document.documentElement.firstChild I don’t get consistent behavior. In […]
I was curious what browser detection in various JS libraries look like. While we always try to avoid doing browser detection, it’s sometimes a necessary evil. Here’s what I found.
Pretty big news from the jQuery camp today. Both Microsoft and Nokia will be making it part of their development platforms. Extra interesting is that they aren’t forking, but utilizing the existing code under the same license, and will contribute and participate like everyone else. I’ve been using jQuery on sites for quite a while […]