Why you (we) should care about disabled Javascript

The conversation came up internally at WebDevStudios, and I knew I had seen Ethan Marcotte, and/or Mat Marquis rant on it a bit before (I mean that in the best way), so I hit them up on twitter: .@wilto… Read More

Script to Download High-Resolution Images from Instagram’s Website

For some unknown reason, at this time, Instagram does not offer a way to consume the raw images from their API. This means that the max-resolution available over the API is 612×612. This also means that those nifty… Read More

Better Javascript, a WDSLunch presentation

In March, I (re)presented on some of the fundamentals of writing better javascript for an internal WDSLunch presentation. The slides contain a ton of useful info and are an accumulation of a lot of tips & tricks I’ve learned along the way. I definitely recommend checking them out. The two resource slides at the end are gold. dsgnwrks.pro/wdslunch-better-javascript

Sending a server-side (WordPress/PHP) development environment variable to your scripts

This is written for PHP and/or WordPress, but the principle applies to any server-side language. First we’ll we’ll create a php function for determining our environment: This function will return 1 for production, 2 for your staging environment,… Read More

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