Author Archives: Chris Russell

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Object Namespace Manager on node.js

I’ve been porting the Object Namespace Manager library (formerly ONMjs, now simply onm) from a global namespace implementation to CommonJS and working on a Grunt-based build strategy. Here’s what I need to do: Maintain the onm source code, in CoffeeScript, using … Continue reading

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Weird Chome/Chromium Rendering Problems in KDE 4.11.2 under VirtualBox

I recently upgraded to VirtualBox 4.3.4 on a Windows 7 host machine and noticed a bunch of strange rendering problems with Chrome/Chromium in Debian and Kubuntu Linux guest instances running the latest stable KDE 4.11.2. Symtoms: Whenever Chrome opens a … Continue reading

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Baseline Web Development Environment on Debian 7.2.0

Installed a fresh copy of Debian 7.2.0 in a VirtualBox VM and am gong through the process of setting up a web development environment on top of this Linux distribution. FWIW, I like KDE and am using it instead of … Continue reading

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So You Want Your JavaScript Library to Run Everywhere?

Guess this is going to be a running-edit post as the more I dig, the more I find… Damn it, this should be easier. Originally I wrote: A very helpful post on SitePen.com: Run-Anywhere JavaScript All I have to say is what … Continue reading

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MacBook Pro Trackpad Goes Berserk, Fixed By SMC & PRAM Reset

The trackpad sensor on my 2011 MacBook Pro recently went berserk making my laptop virtually unusable. I had read about the device’s sensitivity to moister and was concerned that I had damaged the sensor recently by getting a few rain … Continue reading

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TodoMVC, Model-View-Whatever, and MSOFS

One of my local tech meetup acquaintances showed me TodoMVC.com last night while we were discussing my new ONMjs library. The purpose of TodoMVC.com is to help developers compare and choose among the many open source model-view-* pattern frameworks available today … Continue reading

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GoIntoTheWoods.com

Here’s a great web app for locating trails in Washington State. According to what little information is available from the authors, they’re leveraging data from the Washington Trails Association website and overlaying on the map with killer search features. Very … Continue reading

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