JavaScript: Secrets and wicked lies you need to know

Douglas Crockford revealed the true story of politics and lies surrounding the birth of JavaScript. Naming the language was not a simple marketing move, apparently. During his Frontend Masters workshop »

What is scope and closure in JavaScript?

You can think of scope in JavaScript as a semitransparent bag containing names of variables and functions. While you are in the bag you can clearly see what is outside »

How I got featured on Hacker News - case study

My article about JSON Web Tokens recently got featured on Hacker News. The article received over 300 points and there was a good discussion under the story as well, with »

JSON Web Tokens (JWT) vs Sessions

What is JWT? In essence it's a signed piece of data in JSON format. Because it's signed the recipient can verify its authenticity. Because it's JSON it weights very little. »

Troubleshooting after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

The long awaited Ubuntu 16.04 came out and I decided to jump on it straight away. I was upgrading from 15.10. The upgrade went fine, even though it »

Protractor and headless Chrome on Docker (with video tutorial)

Parallel test execution and Jenkins are probably the most frequent use cases for headless browser running under Protractor’s control. There are a few options available, and your choice will »