All the small things at Awwwards Amsterdam

February 2nd, 2016

Last week, I cut my holiday in the Bahamas short to go to the Awwwards conference in Amsterdam and deliver yet another fire and brimstone talk about performance and considering people outside of our sphere of influence. Photo by Trine Falbe The slides are on SlideShare: All the small things… – Awwwards 2016 from Christian […]

Don’t tell me what my browser can’t do!

January 16th, 2016

Chances are, your guess is wrong! Arrogance towards possible customers never pays out – as shown in “Pretty Woman” There is nothing more frustrating than being capable of something and not getting a chance to do it. The same goes for being blocked out from something although you are capable of consuming it. Or you’re […]

Don’t use Slack?

January 10th, 2016

When I joined my current company last year, we introduced Slack as the tool to communicate with each other. Of course we have the normal communication channels like email, video calls, phones, smoke signs, flag semaphore and clandestinely tapped Morse code stating “please let it end!” during meetings. But Slack seemed cool and amazing much […]

Detecting AdBlock without an extra HTTP overhead

December 25th, 2015

The other day Cats who code had a blog post about detecting AdBlock, where the main trick is to try to load a JavaScript document with the name adframe.js: The adframe.js document only contains one line […]

Flagging up inconsiderate writing in Microsoft Office using JavaScript

December 20th, 2015

Alex.js is a service to “Catch insensitive, inconsiderate writing” in text. You can try out Alex online. photo by Alex Eylar Whatever your stance on “too PC” is, it is a good idea to think about the words we use and what effect they can have on people. And when it is easy to avoid […]