Posts from: June 2011

24 Jun by Nomad

Tales From the Internet: Volcanoes to Time control

A mixed bag of interesting links from the internet this week:

  • Some good advice on working smarter, not harder.
  • A 2D platformer which allows you to control time - Braid. It's one of the subtlest games we've ever played.¬†On one level it's a basic Mario-esque rescue the ...

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16 Jun by Stoo

Looping for Performance in JavaScript

Recently for a project I've been working on I came across some JavaScript code written like this:

for(var i = 0; i < arr.length; ++i)

This struck me as a little odd as I've always used post increment loop variables rather than pre-increment. When I questioned it I ...

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06 Jun by Robbie

How secure are your accounts?

First a few fun facts:

  • When Gawker was hacked, and had more than 200,000 accounts compromised, the most popular password was 123456[1]
  • The Sony playstation network hack resulted in the compromise of 77,000,000 accounts [2].
  • According to a 2008 survey, 61% of internet users asked used ...

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02 Jun by Brad

What is Mobile?

Recently I've seen my Twitter feed filling up more and more with developers talking about Responsive Design.

A responsively designed website is a website whose layout adjusts to the platform on which it is viewed. So you view it on your 1920 desktop monitor and you get the full ...

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