Friday, April 29th, 2016

Guessing Game

Continuing on with more examples of how JavaScript has changed over the years. When this homework question was first asked it was testing the student’s ability to use loops and if statements and used prompt to collect input and alert to produce output. About the only part of that which the question still teaches is if statements as all the rest should be replaced with a form and event listeners.

Guessing Game


Thursday, April 28th, 2016

JavaScript Clashes

Here we look at the reasons why adding two scripts to the same page may not work where adding either one by itself does. The answer is of course that one or both scripts are not written properly to use an unobtrusive approach. That of course is reasonably easily fixed if you make the appropriate changes.

JavaScript Clashes


Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Microsoft Excel 2013 Introduction Quick Reference Guide (CheatSheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts – Laminated Card)

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

The Difference the newBlock Tags Make

The new block level tags provide one way to better identify the main parts of the page but is it the best way that this can be done?

The Difference the new Block Tags Make


Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Object to Array

Want to use array methods but what you have is an object rather than an array? Well here’s a way to convert that object to an array and convert it back again afterwards.

Object to Array


Monday, April 25th, 2016

Excel: QuickStart Guide – From Beginner to Expert (Excel, MicrosoftOffice)

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Monday, April 25th, 2016

UTC to Local

Your visitors will all (hopefully) have their computer clock set to correctly display their local time. To specify a time that applies to everyone regardless of their local time we can use UTC time. Here’s how to convert that UTC time into the appropriate local time for each visitor.

UTC to Local


Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Dates and Databases

Just to get away from JavaScript briefly I wrote this article about how easy it is to convert dates between the internal formats used by PHP and SQL. Two simple PHP commands is all you need.

Dates and Databases


Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Ways toDefineaFunction

JavaScript provides three ways to define functions. Here we look at the disadvantages that two of those ways have and the sorts of things that can only be done one way.

Ways to Define a Function


Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

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Friday, April 22nd, 2016

ConvertingBetweenString and Number Data Types

JavaScript provides official functions for performing conversions between these data types but there are lots of other ways to make JavaScript do the conversion without using those functions. Here we look at the shortest alternatives.

Converting Between String and Number Data Types


Thursday, April 21st, 2016

setTimeoutandsetInterval Parameters

One thing I find really annoying about how newbies write their JavaScript is how they all insist on passing a text string as the first parameter to a setTimeout or setInterval call so as to force JavaScript to eval it in order to convert it into the function that JavaScript expects to be passed.

setTimeout and setInterval Parameters