Thought Processing Department

  1. Snippet: Shift + Click List Items with jQuery

    When creating web apps, we as developers are often tasked with recreating some of the features available in a desktop environment, in a web browser. Some cases of this are easier to accomplish than others, but when I was asked to implement "Shift + Click" functionality into one of the projects we were working on, I knew I was going to have to recreate one of those features that I've taken for granted for so many years, but have never actually thought about.

    Turns out, it's not so bad

    Let's start with a bit of HTML markup:

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  2. Smart Type-Casting in JavaScript

    Type-Casting is not really a word you need to worry about too much with JavaScript, as it's a loosely typed language. Put plainly, this means that you do not have to declare the data type of a variable to use it. This is great, and it means that using a single variable in the following way is totally fine (though, pointless in this case):

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  3. Remembering the Meaning of Our Wedding Cake

    Complacency is....easy.

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  4. Ice Patches and Raw Hands

    This is not a Christmas post, unfortunately.

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