The other day I decided it was time to start using viewport relative units - for example
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height: 100vh;. According to caniuse my all of "targeted browsers" should've worked fine. While The usual suspects - Android Stock Browser and Internet Explorer - behaved formidably, iOS 7 did not.
Sebastian Golasch and I set out to run the Sass compiler in the browser. Why, you ask? because we can! Or, well, we couldn't - and that needed changing. We'd heard about Emscripten, but never really used it.
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iScroll, the number one widget for managing scrollable panels, has been available in version 5 since October. This post documents my pain updating to iScroll 5.0.9.
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There is no greater failure than showing a white screen. If an application can't run in a given environment ("old" browsers) telling users might not make them upgrade right away. But compared to a blank page they'll actually know what's going on. Here's a (debatable) method to achieve that.
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KISS: Keep It Simple (and) Stupid - Writing code for humans. This post explains why I believe using constructs like
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~"a".indexOf("b") is a bad practice.