When working with videos it is sometimes preferable and cost effective to utilise a service such as YouTube to serve them to users that visit your website. Recently we had to use YouTube videos that need to be updated on a button click for a project which users could vote for their favourite video.

Posted on September 08, 2015

Ever wonder why your page displays slowly on Mobile or a Desktop device? This is a very frustrating thing for a user and can cause drop off from your website. The main reason is the load of many blocking css files, images and Javascript files. This can be remedied using a distribution tool and there are a few out there at the moment and I am going to talk about how to work with Javascript libraries and CSS files in development and then get them ready for a production environment.

Posted on May 18, 2015

There is a time when you are building your website that will need to track a users social share activity. Whether it be a Google Analytics event or you just want to be able to increment a count in your database.

Posted on August 14, 2012

I have been working on a project and came across a feature in my website that would need to take YouTube embed code or even a url and extract the video id for storage in a database.

Posted on May 25, 2012

When working on applications for Facebook one thing that I really wanted to be able to do is to have more control over the javascript dialogues to display content to the user.

Posted on July 27, 2011