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colinwalker
colinwalker
The more polish Greg applies to the Drafts 5 beta the more I want to reacquaint myself with JavaScript and create interesting actions. He calls it "the most complex and deep app I’ve ever made" and it's easy to see why. It's been quite a while since I used JS in anger but was ... colinwalker.blog
hjertnes
hjertnes

@colinwalker I assume “JavaScript in anger" was browser related?

colinwalker
colinwalker

@hjertnes How did you guess? 😆 And it was far longer ago than I care to remember.

hjertnes
hjertnes

@colinwalker Join the club. People I work with give me strange looks when I talk about using PHP to serve different style sheets based on the USER AGENT string.

I think it is useful to not confuse JavaScript the language with the DOM API / Browser API.

cn
cn

@hjertnes you really should be doing feature detection, not browser detection :o)

hjertnes
hjertnes

@cn browser detection was how I did it in 2004

cn
cn

@hjertnes the bad old days when there were multiple DOMs (or perhaps the end days for multiple DOMs, it’s a while ago).

hjertnes
hjertnes

@cn I love the good old days, when you was a genius if you knew how to use the simplest of HTML

cn
cn

@hjertnes html plagiarist since ~1997

hjertnes
hjertnes

@cn I started in 1999, and got serious about it a few years later; probably 2002.

eli
eli

@cn 🕺

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cn
cn

@hjertnes Universities offering a little webspace to students…