On July 7th 2011 I published my first "serious" jQuery plugin - a context menu manager. Today, 4 years later, I'm waving good bye and wishing it the best of luck on its upcoming journey with its new maintainers from swis.nl.Continue reading "jQuery ContextMenu Is Moving On"
Let's assume you're in a situation where you have to show a physical object during a presentation to 20 or more people. The current default is showing a static picture of the thing on the projector and possibly holding up the real thing so the first few rows of the audience might get a glimpse. What if I told you there's a better way?Continue reading "Presentations Involving Physical Things"
I just found out that a high-profile web application was using one of my open source libraries. This post reflects on what led there and what happened next…Continue reading "The Honors Of Open Source"
I have a problem with the word lightweight. It used to mean something along the lines of »efficiency« (in terms of performance, memory footprint, code used). Nowadays it seems the word lightweight has become redefined to »ommitting the important stuff, doing things wrong - as an excuse for having a "small" code base«. Caution: this is just an opinionContinue reading "»Lightweight« The Anti-Pattern"