Two things to cover quickly in this one. Firstly, I made a darker theme for Dev Tools. By “made” I mean I cobbled together a bunch of stuff other people already did, and used someone else’s instructions to port it to the format Chrome requires it to be in. Hurray for me! Check the repo for a screenshot – or look at the image at the bottom of this post – and if you’re happy with that theme you can grab it from the Chrome Web Store to get updates and stuff automatically. If you want to tweak or replace the colours you’ll need to either clone the repo or grab…
A simple JS tool to compliment responsive sites through delaying the loading of images until you specifically ask for them. The idea behind this is that on smaller devices certain containers will be hidden, so why should the images inside them load? Sure you don’t have the overhead of drawing them, but you still have the overhead of requesting and downloading them. DelayedImage comes in 3 flavours: jQuery – organised as a jQuery plugin, requires jQuery (maybe) Vanilla – doesn’t check if you have jQuery, just runs in vanilla JS Master – both jQuery and Vanilla modes, defaults to jQuery if detected As usual with my work, this project is…
Hover over the links in my posts, sometimes I put extra info, trivia or "jokes" in the title text!
The views expressed in the articles and pages of this site are my own and it shouldn't be assumed that they are representative of any organisations I am a part of.
Also, my rants contain a lot of bad language so if you're offended by that kind of thing turn back now.
Tweety TweetsMy Tweets