Meteor
I played around with meteor yesterday and I have mixed feelings. First of all, I was impressed that the whole plaform (it is not just a framework but an end-to-end development platform for all devices and browsers that matter because of the power of JavaScript). It worked out of the box on my Windows machine ...
jQuery UI style hack
Some of us still use jQuery UI :) In fact, it wasn't too bad, is still supported by all modern browsers, and performs reasonably well on mobile. There is one issue: the graphics look horribly 2010. jQuery UI offers a user interface to cherrypick your own CSS (it's great and kind of works: look at ...
Bob the Builder likes women with brick tits.
Weekly changing random number
Simple task: How do we generate a random number that automatically changes every certain period of time. Of course, we use the week number when calculating the random number. Also, we have to cache a "large integer" that will not change until the end of the week to get a deterministic random-enough number. The result ...