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Emoji Search

Unicode now offers plenty of emojis that we can add to our code to show on our web pages or web applications. Below is quick-and-dirty emoji search I wrote based on this page from FileFormat.info:

By Chris West, ago
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JavaScript Snippet – isValidVarName()

Now Available in YourJS Recently I was working on a function which needed to determine whether or not a string could be used as a variable name. Variable name validation can get tricky so instead of using a crazy regular expression which includes all keywords (which may change over time) Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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Game – Bible Book Master

Yesterday I really wanted to make a multi-lingual so I decided to make a game in which you have to go through all of the books of the Bible as fast as you can. I still need to do some work on the game to make it more user-friendly, but Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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YourJS – 1st Pass

I finally have the 1st pass of YourJS available to the public!!! What is YourJS? YourJS is a fully customizable JavaScript library which gives the developer more control than ever before. Who controls the codebase? Everyone does! All you have to do is sign up and you can start writing Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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YouTube Thumbnail Images

Did you know that YouTube automatically generates thumbnail images for all videos? Each video gets the following four thumbnail images automatically generated: http://img.youtube.com/vi/{VIDEO_CODE}/default.jpg http://img.youtube.com/vi/{VIDEO_CODE}/1.jpg http://img.youtube.com/vi/{VIDEO_CODE}/2.jpg http://img.youtube.com/vi/{VIDEO_CODE}/3.jpg In addition to these thumbnail images, a larger still of the video is generated and stored in http://img.youtube.com/vi/{VIDEO_CODE}/0.jpg. Try Me! I wrote the following Read more…

By Chris West, ago
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JavaScript Snippet – getClass()

If you have been using JavaScript for a little bit you probably already know how to determine a variable’s class constructor, but just in case you are overthinking it here is a hint: variable.constructor. šŸ™‚ Of course, many times I like to make functions that will spit my results for Read more…

By Chris West, ago