Category Archive: Programming

Articles concerning specific programming languages

May 13

Forcing Javascript to Wait For AJAX

A common problem I ran into as I learned AJAX was that the javascript wouldn’t wait for the AJAX to return the content I asked for. That is because of the “A” in AJAX. AJAX is asynchronous. This means that it will send the request out and will get a response back in an indeterminate …

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Mar 31

Creating Pinned Websites

Creating a High Resolution Favicon Favicons have come a long way since the inception of them , but times have changed. Before they were a 16 X16 ugly little icon that appeared next to the URL in the browser to give your website that little bit of extra flair and autheticity. Modern browsers now let …

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Nov 03

Debugging in Visual Studio

One important skill as a developing professional is debugging. I came across this article from a tweet by the visual studio team, and it is superb. I usually prefer to write my own guides, but I really can’t put it any more simple or clear than Abhijit Jana already did. Jana is a tech evangelist …

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Oct 25

Reverse Polish Notation

What is it Reverse polish notation is a post fix notation created in you guessed it Poland by a logician named Jan Łukasiewicz. The reason for this form of notation is that it allows for math to be expressed in the most concise manner and leave absolutely no ambiguity to what the formula’s author is …

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