You and Me, We’re in This Together Now

You and Me, We’re in This Together Now

The other day I was implementing a relatively simple feature in one of Jellyvision’s products: an FAQ display with a hideable answer. The answer becomes visible when the user clicks a “show” button, which can also hide the answer if clicked again. I...
An Evening with Richard Stallman

An Evening with Richard Stallman

I recently attended a Chicago tech meetup that featured none other than the fabled Richard Stallman, a true pioneer in the technology industry. Stallman started the GNU project — something that you may have never heard of but that has impacted your computing life in a...
What I Love About Side Projects

What I Love About Side Projects

I’m a big fan of side projects. In addition to being an engineer at Jellyvision from 9-5, I have a variety of personal open source projects that I maintain. My GitHub projects are just a hobby; I’ve never made any money from them, and I don’t intend...
JavaScript Projects: Joining the Present

JavaScript Projects: Joining the Present

Although the wacky world of JavaScript is still very active (read: volatile), the community appears to have unified around a set of standard-ish tools and practices that make working on projects much easier. It’s worthwhile to learn these tenets of modern...

My Three Favorite Lateralus Features

Lateralus is a JavaScript application framework that we’ve been developing here at Jellyvision. It’s not a from-scratch framework, and it’s not a hyper-ambitious framework meant to change how you think of web development. Instead, it’s a simple component layer on top...