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Category Archives: JavaScript

Everything I have to say about JavaScript.

Choice overload

Have you ever gone to a library with no idea what you’re looking for? That’s how I feel when I consider what has happened to the computer industry since I first became aware of it (I was five years old when my dad started teaching me BASIC on a VIC-20 he set up in my […]

Double- versus triple-equals comparators in Javascript

If you’ve never run across the distinction between double-equal and triple-equal comparators, don’t worry. You will sooner or later, because they appear in several languages. Here I’d like to focus on Javascript, because I believe it characterizes a common distinction between the two types. In a nutshell (and who was it who said that anything […]

Angular.js, Select Menus, and User-configurable Option Lists

This isn’t a terribly technical jaunt, but it’s one worth writing down. I had a problem with a select menu in a web app. The problem was that comma-separated input for the options of the select was being incorrectly parsed. For example, suppose I saved a record with the list [“one”, “two”, “three”] (formatted as […]