Mike Trpcic

Recent Posts

  • February 01, 2012

    DemoCamp Hamilton 5: PathJS

    I've been invited to speak at DemoCamp Hamilton 5 on February 9th of this year. I'll be giving a brief demo of PathJS, a client side routing library that leverages the power of "Hashbang" URLs in an intuitive wrapper. This will b...

  • August 22, 2011

    Introducing PollJS: Javascript timers made easy

    One thing that has always caused issue when writing web applications is the issue of querying the server for long-running background tasks (generating thumbnails or PDF's, sending batch emails, etc). Often times these actions are too long-run...

  • July 25, 2011

    Documentation - The Nectar of the Gods

    Since day one of college, documentation was toted as being of the utmost importance. It was necessary, at all times and in every situation. "By god, what does the variable "i" mean in this "for" loop!?" I could imag...

  • July 19, 2011

    PathJS and HTML History - A Match Made in Heaven

    Nobody will argue that the HTML5 History API was a step in the right direction in regards to Web Applications. Unfortunately, there was no simple, consolidated way that provided a routing mechanic that was both versatile and easy to manage. As o...

  • February 16, 2011

    Hashbang URIs - They're Not That Bad; Really

    The internet has been abuzz since the suite of Gawker sites switched from regular old links, to Fragment URIs. Long story short, a JavaScript bug caused all content, on all of their sites, to be inaccessible to the entire world. Ouch, I know. But ...