• 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 […]

    People on the Edge: Gaurav Seth

    December 7th, 2015

    In a new series of posts, I want to introduce the world to people I work with. People who work on the Microsoft Edge browser and related technologies. The faces and voices behind the product. Today we have an interview with Gaurav Seth (@gauravseth). Gaurav is a program manager on the Chakra JavaScript engine, which […]

    People on the Edge: Jonathan Sampson

    December 4th, 2015

    In a new series of posts, I want to introduce the world to people I work with. People who work on the Microsoft Edge browser and related technologies. The faces and voices behind the product. Today I’m starting with an interview with Jonathan Sampson (@jonathansampson). Jonathan spends a lot of time on the web and […]