13 Oct

Script & Style Show: Episode 25: AR, VR, and Mozilla Reality with Chris Van Wiemeersch

On this episode:  Todd notices what David’s been watching on YouTube while logged in as the Script & Style user and David has no defense but loads of embarrassment.  David hurriedly transitions to welcoming guest Chris Van Wiemeersh from Mozilla’s Reality team.  Chris enlightens the guys about the current state of virtual reality, Mozilla’s role […]

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08 Oct

How to Get and Set CSS Variable Values with JavaScript

CSS variables are a very welcome addition to the language, despite them being incredibly basic.  Sure we could use SASS or stylus but languages should never count on developers relying on frameworks and toolkits to accomplish what we know we need.  And just like every other part of a webpage, you can get and manipulate […]

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06 Oct

Script & Style Show: Episode 24: Meme Sites, Developing for Fun, and Podcasts with Lemon!

On this episode: Todd asks David what he wants to be for Halloween and quickly regrets it, while Todd reveals his somewhat controversial costume.  David and Todd then welcome Lemon, an amazing web developer that creates silly but hilarious web games, hosts The FPl.us podcast, and shares his views on growth as a web developer.  […]

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01 Oct

Script & Style Show: Episode 23: Blogging, CodePenning, and Podcasting with Chris Coyier

In this episode:  David kicks off by recounting a heroic (and tiring) sprint across the O’Hare airport to make his flight home from Toronto.  CSS-Tricks scribe Chris Coyier joins Todd and David to discuss CSS-Tricks, CodePen, podcasting, and numerous walks down memory lane.  This episode provides great advice for new developers and discusses the early […]

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31 Jul

Array Destructuring

Destructuring has become a major language feature in JavaScript, most prominently seen with imports, but also in function declarations and so on.  While object literals are the usual case for destructuring, remember that you can also destructure Arrays and Sets. Let’s have a look at how destructuring is used for arrays and Sets! The usual case […]

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24 Jul

Realtime Cryptocurrency Rates API with coinlayer

Last year when cryptocurrencies were gaining massively in value each month, I badly wanted to create a personal web project which would let me quickly buy and sell crypto outside of brokers like Coinbase; the problem I ran into was not having a reliable API for doing so.  I recently discovered coinlayer, an API which […]

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