Tag Archives: javascript

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

Codemotion 2016 @ Milan

In life one never stop learning, if we consider all the innovations that are coming up in these years for technology, it would take the lives of a cat to follow on everything. In this sense, technology conferences are a good way to explore new trends in the industry thanks to experts that wear the journalist hat, filtering the news … Continue reading Codemotion 2016 @ Milan

Lunh valid Credit Card number generator, for arbitrary BIN

If you run your own payment page, you probably know by now that MasterCard’s new 2-series BINs ranges are coming, and having some test cards to run against validators is always good in order to check that front end update is going well, but where to get them? There are many websites that provide generators that produce test … Continue reading Lunh valid Credit Card number generator, for arbitrary BIN

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

DotCSS && DotJS conferences @ Paris 2014

The FrontEnd team of Venere.com in mid November took off for Paris to attend two dotConferences organized in spectacular locations, with high level speakers and contents that have proven to meet expectations, in short an experience worth to be repeated. dotCSS Despite the important role that CSS plays in the construction of modern web applications the conference, held in November 14th, had difficulties in finding … Continue reading DotCSS && DotJS conferences @ Paris 2014

YOURLS spam clean up with a few lines of JavaScript

YOURLS, which stands for Your Own URL Shortener, is a great open source platform to run a private URL shortener (a la bitly), it allows great control over links structure and traffic monitoring for each short url, plus giving a “brand feeling” to links shared. I like things that work fast and simple, which is why I’ve … Continue reading YOURLS spam clean up with a few lines of JavaScript

Eight things to care about for a mobile site on Windows Phone 8

Developing for the mobile web so far has been like exploring a small happy island, with some hidden dangers of course due to the high fragmentation of Android, but since the Android and iOS systems got the leading of the mobile market, with their default browsers based of WebKit, we had a moment to breath. … Continue reading Eight things to care about for a mobile site on Windows Phone 8

The Next Challenge of the Web is Us

ForwardJS keynotes of Christian Heilmann (@codepo8) addressing 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?

Random latins generator to fast fill form

When developing a web form, either for texting, buying or payment tasks we almost always have to manage a confirmation page that comes after the successful submit of the form data. If the page we have to manage is being built from scratches we have the opportunity to work on the html/css structure in a … Continue reading Random latins generator to fast fill form