Posts in category: "javascript"

Making a Polymer Element for CanIUse Embed

About a year ago, I made an embed for caniuse.com., which pulls up-to-date data from the site into an embeddable widget, like this - You can read about how I built it in my article, Creating an Embed for CanIUse. Lately, I have been interested in Polymer and Custom...

An Overview of Client-Side Storage

Storing data directly within the browser has a lot of benefits, the main one being quick and network-independent access to a "database". There are currently four active methods (plus one deprecated), for storing data on the client side - Cookies Local Storage Session Storage IndexedDB WebSQL (deprecated) Cookies Cookies are...

Making "Blue Beanie Me"

Blue Beanie Day (November 30th) is a day where web developers show support of web standards and accessibility by posting a selfie of themselves wearing a blue beanie. It was first instigated by Jeffrey Zeldman in 2006, who wrote a book about web standards and famously wears a blue beanie....

Highlights from Chrome Dev Summit 2016

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Chrome Dev Summit in San Francisco. It was a really great experience to be able to see, in person, a lot of the people working on the APIs I use everyday, as well as to...