Tag Archives: Chrome

Chrome changes its center of gravity, reference is not the document but the viewport

Each system needs coordinates and references rules, when speaking of two dimensional systems we have for the Cartesian one a source point starting from which the elements grow positively to the right and upwards, if you remove height units you move down. Take for example the famous puzzle game Tetris, as the blocks pile up, when … Continue reading Chrome changes its center of gravity, reference is not the document but the viewport

Mind the dollar while debugging, jQuery vs Command Line API

The number one reason jQuery is the most loved and used front end library of the whole internet is the handy DOM selection API that allows to use the CSS syntax to interact with page elements, and the other convenient factor is the alias $ (dollar sign) that is was unique and short enough (one character, dhu) to make it … Continue reading Mind the dollar while debugging, jQuery vs Command Line API

You have not misunderstood closures and variables scope, Chrome debugger is trolling you

Suppose you need to add a new feature to an existing and relatively complex module, inside you will find already declared several local variables such as external dependencies, and aliases for paths of particularly lengthy objects. The approach that I use when I have to explore a new component or flow is to set a … Continue reading You have not misunderstood closures and variables scope, Chrome debugger is trolling you

The Next Challenge of the Web is Us

ForwardJS keynotes of Christian Heilmann (@codepo8addressing the growing complexity of frontend development technologies and how important it is that we keep the initial barrier low to make the web accessible to new developers and publishers as well. Many new IT users land directly on smartphone with they’re closed apps environments, how can we bring the web to these new users?

How Browsers Work: Behind the scenes of modern web browsers

In the years of IE 90% dominance there was nothing much to do but regard the browser as a “black box”, but now, with open source browsers having more than half of the usage share, it’s a good time to take a peek under the engine’s hood and see what’s inside a web browser. Well, … Continue reading How Browsers Work: Behind the scenes of modern web browsers