Finding fun public JSON feeds to experiment with is surprisingly difficult, so I thought I'd compile a list of as many interesting and useful examples as I could find. This list is for public feeds meaning they do not require an API key. I also focused on the REST architecture. My example usage snippets will… Read more »
Event tracking is an important part of web maintenance. Knowing what words users are copying from your pages is an incredibly useful dimension to know! Essentially, the text people are copying from your website likely contains the most important keywords you should be targeting.
Tools like Tynt are available that add your URL to any copied… Read more »
The HTML5 API opens up the ability to utilize a device's vibration functionality. While from a user experience standpoint you'll want to be very careful not to abuse this feature as most people will not be expecting a website to vibrate their phone, it's also very fun to play with.
Here is the basic vibration snippet.… Read more »
There are many plugins out there that allow you to easily add social media sharing links to you website, but most of them add more code bloat than they are worth. You can add social media sharing to your pages without any bloat at all by either using hard-coded href urls or tying in some… Read more »