Regular Expressions in CoffeeScript are Awesome

Let’s face it, regular expressions aren’t for everyone. It takes a special breed of developer to actually enjoy writing regular expressions. Although I enjoy them, the developer that comes after me may find that they are cryptic and hard to read. And yes, sometimes it takes me a little bit to decipher through an old regular expression that I wrote a while ago.

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Differences Between jQuery .bind() vs .live() vs .delegate() vs .on()

Introduction

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How to Access jQuery's Internal Data

As you may or may not be aware as of jQuery 1.7 the whole event system was rewritten from the ground up. The codebase is much faster and with the new .on() method there is a lot of uniformity to wiring up event handlers.

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Find the jQuery Bug #3: Give Me Truth

Introduction

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Having Fun with JavaScript and Skype Emoticons

I was chatting with Jim Cowart (@ifandelse) on Skype today about jQuery. He pasted in a snippet of code and Skype translated part of it into one of it’s emoticons. He almost immediately updated the chat message to fix the issue, but it got me starting to think… and that can be very dangerous.

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