August 2014 articles

Documenting JavaScript with YUIDoc

Posted: Saturday 16th August, 2014 - 8:23pm
Author: James Griffiths

You either love it or you loathe it but as developers we all need to do it: documenting our code.

Given the ever increasing need for more complex JavaScript apps the ability to quickly understand what is going on (and more importantly, why) in the scripts we use can be helped along with the right kind of documentation.

Enter YUIDoc...


JavaScript development in the browser console

Posted: Sunday 10th August, 2014 - 8:10pm
Author: James Griffiths

One of the great things about modern website development is the range of tools available to developers and nowhere is this truer than within modern website browsers. In fact, one of the most powerful and often under-utilised tools is that of the browser console.


Handling floating point numbers in JavaScript

Posted: Saturday 2nd August, 2014 - 10:54pm
Author: James Griffiths

If you've been working with JavaScript for some time you're probably familiar with data type conversions and number formatting. Standard run-of-the-mill tasks for sure but things can get quite interesting when you start to play with floating point numbers...