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God and Money Podcast

Is it possible there is a better form of capitalism? Not switching to a centralized socialist structure, but is there some way to temper the impact that economics has on our overall lives?

How to Remove View Link from BuddyPress

When using BuddyPress, there is an annoying “View” link on the profile pages. To a logged out user it sits there alone, strangely, with no counterpart. Here’s how I removed it. At first I thoughtI would alter the BuddyPress theme, but this View link is created in the core parts of BuddyPress. So the solution … Read more

Importing a Javascript File Into Another Javascript File

With modern Javascript (ES6 + ES7 + ES8 + ES9), it is possible to import one javascript file into another. First create the second file. I will call mine get-data.js and I will make it a sibling of my index.js file. inside get-data.js I will wrap my code inside of an export function like this: … Read more

How to Get json Data with D3

Once you have set up d3 and webpack, and then you have set a webpack hot module replacement (hmr), you should try to use d3 to get data from a .json file. You’ll first need a .json file. If you don’t have one already, you can create one on https://www.mockaroo.com/. Set the number of rows … Read more

Simple Webpack d3 Setup

If you want a quick start to set up a d3.js development environment using webpack and Babel, then use this tutorial to learn how.

Web Forms and Mobile Keyboards

Have you ever been on a mobile website, filling out a form, being asked for your email address, and much to your annoyance the keyboard being shown on your phone doesn’t have a “@” or a “.” on it? Here’s how you can make your web forms better.

What is a Pattern Library?

A pattern library is like a style guide, but instead of it defining the elements which are outwardly facing, a pattern library is a repository of the way code should be consistently written.