My thoughts on front-trends 2012

In April of this year I attended the Front-Trends conference in Warsaw, Poland. It was my first time attending a quote on quote frontend conference so my only frame of reference was “backend” type conferences I had attended in the past. The first thing to notice is definitely the girl to guy ratio. I must […]

JavaScript .apply and .call methods

In JavaScript every function/object has a .call() and .apply() method. Both these methods allow you to invoke a method where you override the this reference, essentially making it seem as if it was a method on another function/object; The difference between the two methods is that .call() allows you to pass arguments for the method […]

Mobile safari will dump memory & crash at about 10MB

While designing an application heavy on image usage I ran into issues with Mobile Safari simply crashing and dumping all memory. At first, I did not understand what caused this behavior since I was doing many different things in my application. This seemed to come out of nowhere. I would mostly get these bug reports […]

Using iframes with mobile safari

If you wish to use iframes on a website or application that should be accessible by users on mobile safari you should be aware that you cannot constrain the width and height of the iframe on your side. If the content that is loaded within the iframe is higher or wider than what you intended, […]