Mountain View, California
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Through his writing and speaking, Nicholas seeks to teach others the valuable lessons he's learned while working on some of the most popular and demanding Web applications in the world.
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April 30 2013When Google announced that it was forking WebKit into Blink, there was a lot of discussion around what this would mean for web developers, and if the WebKit monoculture was truly breaking or not. Amongst the consternation and hypotheticizing was a detail that went overlooked by many: Blink’s plan to… read more
April 01 2013Last week, Pamela Fox tweeted a question to me: @slicknet Do you know the best way to make a <button> that just has an icon accessible? title, aria-label, hidden text? — Pamela Fox (@pamelafox) March 26, 2013 As tends to happen on Twitter, we fruitlessly exchanged 140 character messages trying… read more
March 27 2013Over the past few days, people have been going a little crazy over the announcement of the Internet Explorer 11 user-agent string. User-agent string announcements are typically met with a keen eye as we are still horribly tied to user-agent sniffing on servers around the world. And so when some… read more
February 26 2013Around this time every year, companies start doing their annual reviews. Coincidentally, software engineers start wondering what their peers and managers will be saying about them. Throughout my career I’ve always watched as colleagues worried about the results of their annual review. Will they get that promotion? Will they get… read more
February 21 2013I left Yahoo a year and half ago in search of new challenges. I left to chase the dream of startup life with some friends while consulting to pay my bills. I had a lot of fun doing both, starting a new company completely from scratch and getting to work… read more
April 24, 2013
Webcast: The Best of Velocity - JS Timers, Power Consumption, and Performance
September 07, 2012
This talk explores the browser UI thread and how timers influence it. You'll learn how timers actually work, why they behave the way they do, and whether you're using them in the most efficient manner possible. Learn how timers affect power consumption...
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