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50% Off Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja

I’ve been slowly working on a new JavaScript book that covers many of the specifics behind how and why JavaScript libraries are designed they way that they are – titled Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja. I’m still working on the book – I have four chapters left to write – and am hoping to have […]

63 Comments · Posted: September 1st, 2009


Test Swarm Alpha Open

TestSwarm, the project that I’ve been working on over the past 6 months, or so, is now open to the public. Mozilla has been very gracious, allowing me to work on this project exclusively. At the beginning of April I moved from my old position as a JavaScript Evangelist on the Mozilla Evangelism team to […]

35 Comments · Posted: August 26th, 2009


Eulogy to _why

Unfortunately I’m short on time at the moment (trying to launch a project this week) but I have to say, at least, a few words about the hacker and artist _why. At this moment, _why’s online presence appears to be no more. All of his sites and code are gone. This includes, and is not […]

64 Comments · Posted: August 19th, 2009


Computing with JavaScript Web Workers

Web Workers are, undoubtedly, the coolest new feature to arrive in the latest version of web browsers. Web Workers allow you to run JavaScript in parallel on a web page, without blocking the user interface. Normally in order to achieve any sort of computation using JavaScript you would need to break your jobs up into […]

46 Comments · Posted: July 21st, 2009


Easy Retweet Button

Ever since I saw the Bit.ly JavaScript API I’ve been wanting to build a simple script for tracking the number of people visiting a blog post from Twitter. This past weekend I built a little script for doing just that – and in a completely unobtrusive manner. The script itself is completely standalone (no dependencies) […]

44 Comments · Posted: July 9th, 2009


HTML 5 Parsing

One of the biggest wins of the HTML 5 recommendation is a detailed specification outlining how parsing of HTML documents should work. For too many years browsers have simply tried to guess and copy what others were doing in hopes that their parser would work well enough to not cause too many problems with HTML […]

13 Comments · Posted: July 7th, 2009


Which Unit Testing Framework?

I’m in the process of working on, and improving, test suite support in TestSwarm (an upcoming project of mine). However, there isn’t a lot of information on which unit testing frameworks developers actually use to test their code (whereas there is more information on which JavaScript libraries are used). It will be of great help […]

33 Comments · Posted: July 2nd, 2009


JSConf Talk: Games, Performance, TestSwarm

The video from my talk at JSConf has been posted. Thanks to Chris for organizing the conference and the excellent quality of the video. The description from the JSConf site summarizes the talk well: John Resig presents his mystery topic, which is actually three topics that strike his interest. First up is measuring performance and […]

5 Comments · Posted: June 30th, 2009


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