Archives for May 2012

Programmatically opening a new tab/window on Mobile Safari

On iOS devices using mobile safari your can easily navigate the user to another website or page using ordinary links and the location object. However, if you want to programmatically open a new tab or window then this is not easily done. Sure, if the method of navigation is a link that a user clicks […]

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 […]