Category Archives: JavaScript

JavaScript destructuring with rename not logical?

To destructure a member variable from an object and rename it at the same time, the code looks like: const { property: myprop } = { property: ‘hello’ } Now that to me is back to front.  I would think … Continue reading

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Chrome: How to step into code not available in debugger?

It’s been a while, but I am back! Came across a situation today where I wanted to step through some javascript code that had been installed by a third party (in this case, a puppeteer script) so there was no … Continue reading

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Don’t like npm!!

Every time I have to use npm I find myself hating it.  I hate the general direction software development seems to be headed, with loads and loads of bloat. An example of this taken to an extreme is the new … Continue reading

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A basic requirejs for WScript

So I like the module pattern when programming javascript.  So when I came to writing a script to process some inbound emails in an MSSQL database, I had already chosen JavaScript as my language of choice, and wanted to use the … Continue reading

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How to convert SQL Blob to Text in JavaScript

The problem I was facing was that I had some text in a database stored in an image field (blob data), and I wanted to get at that text in javascript.  After a lot of searching and some experimentation, I … Continue reading

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Uploading images using XHR2, Cordova and Android ICS

I ran into a problem recently in an App I was writing for both desktop and mobile use.  The image capture and more specifically the upload component which worked fine on desktop was not working on android. There were several … Continue reading

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<<0 faster than ~~ at least in chrome 10.0.648.15 (parseInt alternatives)

Was reading about use of ~~ in javascript http://james.padolsey.com/javascript/double-bitwise-not and saw the comment from Lea about using <<0 to achieve the same, so I thought it would be interesting to compare the performance of both. In my tests which tested … Continue reading

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