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Node on the Road

A few weeks ago, a co-worker and I had the opportunity to speak at Node on the Road; Presented by Joyent. We traveled all the way from Indianapolis to Cincinnati to share what we are working on...

Adventures with Git

One of the most important things I use at work is Git. It just so happens to be the best version control system out there. Alright maybe I'm a little biased, but it's much better than others. Time to explore what I found after diving deeper into Git...

Conditional CSRF with ExpressJS

Taking the time to make your node app secure? Using Express as your server? If you answered "yes" to both of these, then boy do I have some news for you. If you answered "no" to the first question, there's something wrong...

Grunt at ExactTarget

Delivering an app (front-end) can be hard. There are a lot of things to take into account. Should I lint my files? Do I need unit tests? How do I deliver the most optimized content to the user? Usually people have to do all these steps manually, cutting productivity. But not anymore...

JavaScript: The Good Parts

As every good front-end programmer should do, I finally finished reading JavaScript: The Good Parts by Douglas Crockford (DC). Unfortunately I've been writing JavaScript (JS) for a while, but I have not had the chance to finish this book...

My Contribution to FuelUX

I finally made my first open-source contribution that I am proud of. Well not my first contribution and I'm proud of most of my work, but this was the first "real" one for me. @ExactTarget (where I work) we use FuelUX for our front-end components...

QUnit, Grunt, and Require. Problems?

I ran into a problem yesterday when I started writing tests for a personal project. I completed writing my tests, and then ran them in the browser. YES, they worked!! Hell yeah, but....

Cross-browser performance of jQuery's .offset() and .position()

For work I recently had to convert a PSD to XHTML/CSS. The only problem with the design, that I could come to find, was how it called for a content area to meet up with another section, the footer, no matter what the height of the content area. So basically, the bottom of the content area always needs...

PHP's autoload function

I am currently working on a website that utilizes Object-Oriented Programming in PHP. I found it was a hassle every time I wanted to use a custom class which I had created prior. I would always have to include or require the file before making an object from the class...

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