Fast Web Quickly EDU Talk

In the end of March, I prepared a nice little talk on a topic of web performance. I felt that performance of the product that we built at the time was not valued enough. In addition, I wanted to share some interesting findings on measuring performance that I accumulated over…

Tumblr API OAuth in Node

OAuth is covered fully for languages like PHP or Java - unlike JavaScript. This quick article will hopefully fill in the blanks, showing how to connect to beloved Tumbr's API from ExpressJS. What is OAuth Lots of well written articles cover that question. In short, OAuth allows your app or…

Static Memory Javascript

C-to-JavaScript code will run faster than similar pure JavsScript code. Why, woud you ask? Because Garbage Collection. Prove it Colt McAnlis made a great talk on taming Garbage Collection in JavaScript, and ever since I first heard about it, I wanted to do it myself. So, re-reading my notes from…

Radial Progress Meter with Sane Markup

I think that radial progress meter is a really good UI component. It feels complete all by itself, fits nicely in design and is easy to play with. Different implementations I saw, however, were not something I wanted to commit... Then, I hear a sound of bulb going on and…