Category Archives: JavaScript

Promises for Five-Year-Olds

This is a work in progress … I’m happily going through the Grow with Google Challenge Scholarship: Mobile Web course at Udacity. We use javascript promises throughout which I kinda sorta basically understood the basic concept of. I didn’t completely … Continue reading

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My Site Is Secure

Just bought my first TLS/SSL certificate. Feel cool. Like I’ve gone through a rite of passage. Like I’m not an amateur. Also continuing to make php forms and such more secure in the app itself. Pretty pleased with myself. Learning … Continue reading

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Automate the Tedious Stuff

One of my responsibilities at my day job is maintaining this page. You might think it’s ugly now but it used to be like the rest of our site — an infinite bulleted list of text links. This responsibility includes running … Continue reading

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Close To Wit’s End

I should know better than to try editing/testing code on this particular computer/network. Stuff that works anywhere else doesn’t work here. So, it might be that. But this new script is so simple. But, if it works, then I make … Continue reading

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Tabs vs Spaces Personal Preferences

I’ve always preferred tabs. While binge-watching Silicon Valley, I was totally on Richard’s side … at first. Then I thought, “But wait, if I used spaces, I might not have that problem of my code getting all ugly and confusing … Continue reading

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Skeptical but Happy

It looks like it might be working perfectly, but … why does the artistAlbums array say [0]? That worries me. I’m scared to continue because … what if that means something? But, just like Edgar Allan Poe wrote, I shall, … Continue reading

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I Can Smell the Finish Line

I thought I was done and noticed one, last thing (for the javascript anyway). The track object doesn’t have a value for popularity. Obviously, I know how to get it. Finding an efficient way to get it into the object … Continue reading

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