If you’re selling an app, you’ll want to use the official “Download on the App Store” button provided by Apple. This will give you more credibility, so users know they’re dealing with a legit app approved by Apple. Luckily, you can add this button to your site by simple copy/pasting some HTML from Apples handy iTunes Link Maker Tool.Read More
Ok, before I jump into the how-to I just need to say: please don’t use these powers for evil! Don’t use this to screw your local mom and pop coffee shop out of a scone purchase.
With that said, sometimes you’ll find yourself in a bind where you’re on a public wifi network, like at an airport, and you’re trying to finish your work, and suddenly you get a popup saying you’ve exceeded your limit.
If you must reset your limit so you can do work on the internet that helps other people and is generally positive, here’s what you can do:
It’s easy to create SVGs in Sketch. But how do you get them into React so you can use them? Better yet, how can you use them in a way where you can change their color, shape, and other properties based on user input? It’s surprisingly easy.Read More
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In this post I explain line-by-line what happens between a click, state change, and re-render of a tic tac toe game from the official React documentation. The goal is gain a deeper understanding of how React components, props, click handlers, state, render, and other class methods all work together to allow time travel in a user interface.Read More
I'm going through the exercise of removing jQuery from TodoMVC's jQuery example. My strategy is to first remove it from the core methods like create, destroy, toggleAll, renderFooter, edit, etc.
I will then remove it from the bindEvents method.
Today I removed jQuery from the edit method. I should note that there is one place where jQuery is still touching the edit method: edit takes an argument e which is a jQuery event. I've left this as is until I get to removing jQuery from the bindEvents method.
Here's what the edit method looks like with jQuery:Read More
Today I had to figure out how to put an animated GIF inside of a static image. I wanted to show an animation in a larger context of UI and other static content. Photoshop isn't my favorite tool, but was necessary here, so I was lucky to come across this helpful step-by-step tutorial on how to place an animated GIF inside of a larger (static) composition. After going through this process I was able to create a realistic mockup that included motion inside of inVision.
In today's exercise I look at how the source code works for Underscore's mapObject function. I still need to figure out what the hell _.cb does. One step at a time.
A quick example.Read More
Read on for a tutorial on how to use range along with a video walkthrough of the source code.Read More
A summary of the last few days.Read More
Use regular expression constructors to dynamically use variables in our regular expressions.
Chain together several .replace methods to strip out cruft.
Return a nice clean number.