## Escape & Unescape – Deprecated?

Two of the most widely used JavaScript functions that are now deprecated are the escape() and unescape() functions. This means that in order to ensure that your code will continue to work in all future browsers, you should use one Read more…

## POW – True & False

This Problem of the Week is a logic problem. It is based off of a famous puzzle which is world renowned. As usual, the answer to this question will not be revealed until Sunday at 12:00 AM EST. The answer Read more…

## POW Answer – Quick Escape

Click here to see the original POW. The following is how you could get everyone across in 17 minutes: Person A (1 minute) and person B (2 minutes) go across to the target side with the flashlight in 2 minutes. Read more…

## Concatenating A Range In Excel

One of the things that Excel is missing is a way of joining a range of cell values with a common delimiter such as a comma. Here is an example of a range of cells that would be nice to Read more…

## Understanding Cell References In Excel

One of the commonly misunderstood things about using formulas within Excel is writing cell references. By this, I mean, many people don’t know when to and when not to use the dollar sign before a column name or row number. Read more…

## Using COUNTIF In Excel

Why would you use the COUNTIF function? This is a question that you may wonder at times. First of all, you could use it to figure out how many cells in a range match the specified criteria. You could also Read more…

## Forcing A Constructor In JavaScript

Did you know that you can force a function to only act as a constructor? The following is an example of a Person pseudo-class which can be defined with or without the new keyword: One of the things that you Read more…

## POW – Quick Escape

This is the first of a new series of posts called the “Problem of the Week” (POW). As is evidenced by the title, these problems will be posted weekly. Every Sunday, I will post the answer to the previous week’s Read more…

## Divisibility Rules for 11 and 12

On Wednesday I explained how to determine if a number is divisible by 3, 6, and/or 9. I also posted a comment with a link to rules for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. Therefore, I Read more…