Thrice – The Artist In The Ambulance (Instrumental Tracks)

Quite a while back I posted a rare find that I got off of Amazon: an instrumental copy of Thrice’s seminal release The Artist In The Ambulance. Well, I finally got around to posting it up on Youtube for your enjoyment here. Make sure you watch in 1080p for better sound quality.

 

Removing Items From An Array In Javascript (by index)

It is that time of the week for Obvious Javascript Tip of the week. You probably already know how to delete an item from an array, maybe not. Sometimes it can be confusing, do I use the delete keyword, do I use slice or do I use splice? Splice of life Using splice we can … 

 

Removing A Character From The Start/End of a String In Javascript

Show of hands if you can off of the top of your head remove/trim a character from the start or end of a string. If your hand remained down, don’t feel too bad. There are so many string manipulation methods in Javascript, it can be confusing. We have; substr, substring and splice (just off the … 

 

Removing Duplicate Objects From An Array By Property Name In Javascript

If you have an array of objects and you want to filter the array to remove duplicate objects but do so based on a provided key/property, this might prove to be a problem you would expect Javascript to address natively. If you are using Lodash then you have many methods at your disposal that can … 

 

Naturally Cooling Your Wort

When it comes to brewing, besides perfect sanitisation the other deciding factor is temperature. If your equipment is sanitised correctly, from the pot you boil in to the spoon you stir the mixture with the only thing you have to contend with is the temperature of your wort (especially during the initial fermentation stage). Depending … 

 

Stan (the not quite Netflix competitor) Is Horrible

Shame on you Stan, shame on you Australia. In the video streaming wars you have the king sitting on the iron throne: Netflix and then you have everyone else fighting for their chance to sit on the throne. In Australia we have Netflix, we have Presto, we have Foxtel, Foxtel Go and we have Stan. … 

 

Equal Height Grid Columns with Padding Using Flexbox

Without-a-doubt layout in any modern website or application is one of the most challenging parts, especially when you want it to work on both desktop and small handheld devices like iPhone’s. For a project I am working on, I have been extensively using Flexbox for the layout where applicable. One such layout is a grid … 

 

Unordered List Style Using Dash/Hyphen

As great as CSS is, there are some glaring holes within the specification. We can perform calculations using the calc function in CSS, but for some reason there is no list-style-type: dash but other strange values like lower-greek and plenty of other language specific values. The solution is quite simple and I decided to make … 

 

Is It A Good Idea? Things To Consider Before You MVP

I have been toying with an idea I have had for about 5 years now. The idea is rather simple: Airbnb meets yard advertising. The idea is to allow homeowners to rent their front yards to businesses who want to place a sign for a fee. The idea came about after seeing businesses who put … 

 

Youi: Their False Advertising “Gets You”

As Youi’s advertisements say: At Youi, we get you. Spoken by a smug looking guy with a face you can’t help but want to punch (I’m sure he is a nice guy, maybe). After my recent experiences hunting down insurance for a brand new car, I have come to the conclusion that Youi are a …