Pluralsight free weekend

Exciting news—Pluralsight are having another free weekend, like they did last year, making every one of their 6,500+ expert-led video courses, 40+ interactive courses, and 20+ projects, all free for one weekend only. Apologies for the American date format there, but here in the UK that’s from 4pm on Friday 14th August till 7am on Monday…

Monitoring javascript events

I recently discovered and wrote about monitoring javascript functions in the console using monitor() – very handy and well worth a read if you’re interested in these kind of things. Whilst I was at it, I also re-discovered monitorEvents(), which I’d completely forgotten about.  This works by letting you actually monitor the event itself, rather than the…

Monitoring javascript functions

Debugging javascript can be hard… really hard. There are times when you find yourself adding in a million console.log() calls (not alerts, no more javascript alerts!) just to try and figure out where on earth the interpreter is going.  There have been times where I’ve added one at the top of every function to try…

It’s raining domains

Today I was looking to purchase a domain name for my son, who is currently 3.  I figure that getting a domain of our own name is only going to get harder and harder.  And even now, the best one I could get was a .me, certainly not .com or .co.uk. He has one now…

Cloudflare limits

Just a short one today, but I discovered just today something that I didn’t know about Cloudflare, and one that could certainly turn out to be costly! The maximum file size Cloudflare’s CDN caches is 512MB for Free, Pro, and Business customers and 5GB for Enterprise customers (although Enterprise customers can request caching of larger files).…

Arctic Code Vault Contributor

A few months ago I wrote about the GitHub Arctic Code Vault and how you could get your code stored away and backed up. We will protect this priceless knowledge by storing multiple copies, on an ongoing basis, across various data formats and locations, including a very-long-term archive designed to last at least 1,000 years.…