Using text-overflow:ellipsis with Inline Flex

Dave Paquette, a fellow Western Dev, hit a strange CSS snag the other day. He wanted to use the text-overflow: ellipsis on a flexbox item that displayed text, where the ellipsis would show up if the text was too long. It didn’t work as expected, but after some digging, a solution was discovered. This post … Continued

JavaScript Framework or JavaScript Core (Part 2)

A friend and I decided to make a video game using JavaScript. When deciding on whether or not to use a JavaScript game framework I went with Phaser, and Chris opted to go with pure JavaScript. We were both right. In this series of posts, I want to explain how each of us answer the … Continued

JavaScript Framework or JavaScript Core (Part 1)

A friend and I decided to make a video game using JavaScript. When deciding on whether or not to use a JavaScript game framework I went with Phaser, and Chris opted to go with pure JavaScript. We were both right. In this series of posts, I want to explain how each of us answer the … Continued

Exploring JavaScript Game Frameworks

Last month I explored a number of JavaScript-based game frameworks in an attempt to pick the perfect one for my first game. I thought I’d take a moment to share four of them that really stood out to me, along with a few honerable mentions. Note that I’ve left a bunch off the list, as … Continued

Firefox OS, a startup opportunity

Make Web Not War, HTML 5 Toronto and Mobile Startup TO proudly present the livestream for one of our beloved MWNW alumni,  Frédéric Harper from Mozilla! The talk will cover web apps on Firefox OS! As a startup, looking forward to growing the reach, and to improve the sustainability of your product is one key to … Continued

Learning JavaScript, HTML & CSS with Ladies Learning Code

A little while ago when I was trying to determine whether coding was something that I should immerse myself in and pursue as a career or consider it a useful skill to have a couple of friends suggested that I attend a workshop put on by Ladies Learning Code. At the time I had no … Continued