Harry Wolff

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18 links tagged with code

Building Hacker News With Angularjs

This week Hacker News announced its official API . This is really great news. Prior to this official API all 3rd-party apps resorted to scraping the website to as their data source, a brittle and unscalable practice. This new API provides a standard and efficient way to…
October 9, 2014
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The Modern Front-end Workflow - From Start to Finish

Front-end engineers have gone through a bit of a renaissance in recent years. There's been a wild and wonderful spurt in innovation that has completely changed what it means to be a front-end developer. We now have a vast and wide array of tools available to us, allowing us to…
January 30, 2014
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Smarter Express Routing

In a large ExpressJS application it is not optimal to define all your routes and handlers in the same file. For the sake of code clarity and cleanliness Express route handlers are often placed in their own file. Those files are then included in the file that is bootstraps…
January 12, 2014
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An easy introduction to AngularJS

November 25, 2013
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Make Your Code Pretty

August 30, 2013
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Creating A New WordPress Theme

March 20, 2013
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My First App: Jot

February 11, 2013
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Color: A Game To Test Your Matching Skills

This is really cool. Built entirely with native browser technology Color — Method of Action is a game that tests your ability to match colors based on hue, saturation, complementary, analogous, ternary, and quaternary. Fun.
January 24, 2012
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Prune Remote Git Branches

Git is a wonderful version control system. It’s light, nimble, and fast. It makes managing code amongst many developers a dream. Unfortunately it has a fair share of quirks. One of the quirkiest quirks that I’ve run into a couple times now is an issue with remote git branches…
October 13, 2011
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The Difference Between Numbers and Letters

Most of my day is spent working with numbers and equations. That’s a big part of coding. Putting logical expressions into code for the desired outcome. Commonly the desired outcome is a functioning website. What’s a functioning website? It’s a website where you click on a…
October 4, 2011
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My Experience with PHP Frameworks - Yii, CodeIgniter, and Symfony

A week ago I started work on a personal web project using PHP as my programming language of choice. This wasn’t a hard decision as I use PHP daily for work and have a great deal of strength in the language. As I set forward to create my web app I knew I wanted to use a prebuilt…
September 26, 2011
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Introducing: Forgetmenot

By trade I'm a programmer. I program websites. I create pages like the one you're reading now. Usually I use tools that have already been built by other people to help me create websites. Tools such as WordPress and jQuery. These are ready made utilities that make the entire…
August 12, 2011
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WordPress JetPack

Just got started with WordPress new and most excellent plug-in JetPack . The gist of this doo-hickey is that it brings all of the advanced features and benefits of having a hosted WordPress.com blog to every self-hosted WordPress.org blog. In laymen terms that means that I now…
March 17, 2011
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CSS3 Rounded Corners On IE

One of the coolest new additions to the CSS3 specification is its built-in ability to render rounded corners. Before CSS3 the only semi-humane way to create rounded corners on an element was to create four rounded corner images and use some unwieldy albeit effective display…
March 10, 2011
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Infinite Scroll Plug-in

I just added a new nifty plug-in to this here blog. It's called ' Infinite Scroll ' and performs the awesome luxury of loading more posts as you scroll down so you don't have to click and wait for a new page to load. Sometimes I just have fun seeing how far down I can scroll…
November 27, 2010
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The Best and The Worst Project

A little while ago I wrote a post that had an idea for a list of ‘best things’ and ‘worst things’. It was a quirky idea based off then-recent observations of my over-use of the phrases ‘the best!’ and ‘the worst!’. What’s interesting to me is the fact that those phrases haven…
September 1, 2010
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