jQuery Pure: Call for contributors

This post is about an idea I’ve had for ages, but never found the time to actually start working on it. Maybe because it looks like a quite big project if done properly, so it’s scary to do it on my own without any help. jQuery has a huge amount of code that deals with […]

“Appearances can be deceiving Mr. Anderson” – a.k.a. short code is not always fast code

I used to take pride in my short, bulletproof and elegant String and Number type checks: // Check whether obj is a Number obj + 0 === obj // Check whether obj is a String obj + ” === obj I always thought that apart from being short and elegant, they should be faster. However, […]

JS library detector

Ever wondered which JavaScript library (if any) is hidden beneath the bells & whistles of each site you gazed at? Since I am a curious person, I find myself wondering every time, so after a bit of research, I wrapped up a little bookmarklet that instantly told me the answer every time.