Coder's Block

Will Boyd's Portfolio

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Apr 24
Last.fm

Played: Rhodestep

By Analogue Sound Department from the album Once Upon a Night, Vol. 4.
Apr 24
Last.fm

Played: Thrive

By Ad Brown from the album Once Upon a Night, Vol. 4.
Apr 3
WordPress

Browser History

I recently gave a lightning talk about the history of web browsers. 20 slides, auto-advancing, 5 minutes total. It starts with the release of the very first web browser by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 and culminates with the assembly of the...
Mar 21
WordPress

Automatic Cache Buster

This is just a quick post to share a JavaScript snippet I came up with. I’m currently working on a project with very aggressive server-side caching. Every requested URL is cached, so if I make any changes and want to see them, I have to tweak...
Mar 20
Twitter

Via Twitter Web Client

"I concocted this terrible expression that yields unexpected results! JavaScript sucks!" Maybe you should stop writing terrible expressions.
Mar 17
Twitter

Via Twitter Web Client

Web browser trivia: the first Chrome demo was worked on by hired Firefox developers.
Mar 11
Twitter

Via Twitter Web Client

"Let's take all the default styles every developer is used to and ruin them! Have fun re-declaring!" Hate stylesheet resets.