Category : Dev News

Dev News / RSS - 1 month ago

Script & Style Show: Episode 9: What’s in the News

Create a CSS Cube CSS cubes really showcase what CSS has become over the years, evolving from simple color and dimension directives to a language capable of creating deep, creative visuals.  Add animation and you've got something really neat.  Unfo...

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IP Geolocation with ipstack (Sponsored)

Knowing where your web visitor is located is an incredible advantage to any website; you can show relative content like maps, pricing, and availability, output your content in their likely language, etc -- I cannot overstate how useful that info...

Dev News / RSS - 1 month ago

Change Python Version

Get great deals on tutorials for web design at Groupon Python plays a major role at Mozilla; much of our website backends and tooling are written in the powerful language. Want to build Firefox? You'll need to make sure you have t...

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Reset File Changes with git

There are many different philosophies when it comes to code review but mine is fairly simple:  I like receiving early "work in progress" patches, I like to be positive in my code review messages, and if a patch is 90% there, I like to finish the...

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DDoS Protection by Incapsula (Sponsored)

DDoS protection is an incredibly important protection for sites that require dependability, regardless of the service your site provides.  Whether your online product or service is for managing money, buying or selling crypto, or simply shari...

Dev News / RSS - 2 months ago

Script & Style Show: Episode 8: Conferences

CSS Counters Counters.  They were a staple of the Geocities / early web scene that many of us "older" developers grew up with;  a feature then, the butt of web jokes now.  CSS has implemented its own type of counter, one more sane and straight-forwa...

Dev News / RSS - 2 months ago

Creating Spacers with Flexbox

I was one of the biggest fans of flexbox before it hit but, due to being shuffled around at Mozilla, I never had the chance to use it in any practice project; thus, flexbox still seems like a bit of a mystery to me.  This greatly pains me beca...

Dev News / RSS - 2 months ago

The Dark Side of Promises

Since the release of es6 many new features have found their way into NodeJS, but non had quite the same impact as promises. Promises have been developed for the browser before es6 was even a thing. There were several implementations that have bee...

Dev News / RSS - 2 months ago

Destructuring and Function Arguments

The JavaScript language has benefitted from some really awesome new features over the past few years, including arrow functions, the spread operator, and default function argument values.  Even if your browser doesn't yet support proposed JavaScr...

Dev News / RSS - 2 months ago

Script & Style Show: Episode 5: Q&A

On this week's episode:  Todd's back from vacation while David's knee-deep in a Firefox Debugger breakpoint UI update.  We eventually move on to viewer questions that range form JavaScript knowledge, the Array.flatten controversy, front-end testi...

Dev News / RSS - 2 months ago

Incapsula Web Application Firewall (Sponsored)

When I speak with people who have interviewed for front-end jobs at cryptocurrency exchanges, they always tell me how surprised they are that a majority of the interview questions are security-centric.  Basic front-end security practices are fai...

Dev News / RSS - 2 months ago

Set a Default Push Remote with git

During my early days of git usage, my config allowed me to simply type git push instead of git push {origin} {branch_name} which I need to now.  Up until recently I needed to type out the long version...(I know)...which was incredibly annoying be...