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This is heading 1 Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also […]

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Easily Remove Background From Photos

When building a website, you’ll often find yourself needing to remove backgrounds from photos of people. This can be especially difficult when a person’s hair is wispy and its color blends in with the background. Though not perfect, there’s a free, quick and pretty decent online tool to remove backgrounds from photos of people. No […]

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Test and Debug Websites in Internet Explorer 11 on a Mac Using VirtualBox and Serveo

As of this posting, the global usage of IE 11 stands at 2.5% according to caniuse.com. If that percentage is still too high for you to ignore, then you’ll need to test your website in IE 11. Many developers use Macs for web development. Though you can test websites in Chrome, Firefox and Safari on […]

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Console.log Displays Incorrect JavaScript Object Values

When you’re debugging some JavaScript in a browser, you might get confused to find that when you dump an object’s value to the console, you get unexpected results. Consider the sample code below. See the Pen Test JSON Dump by Abdullah Yahya (@javanigus) on CodePen. Here’s what you see in the Chrome console. The first […]

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Car Tire Specifications

When you buy new car tires, you’ll either go online and enter your car’s year, make, model, and trim or give that information to someone at a store. Unfortunately, the tire specifications you get in response will not necessarily be correct. For the past 13 years, I’ve been buying car tires for my 2003 Honda […]

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When to Change Your Car’s Tires

Tread Depth In the US, car tire tread depth is measured in 32nds of an inch. New tires typically come with 10/32” or 11/32” tread depths, and some truck, SUV and winter tires may have deeper tread depths than other models. A tire is legally worn-out if the tread depth is 2/32nds.  Therefore, a typical tire that starts […]

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Show Date & Time in User’s Local Time Using Moment.js

This will show the date and time 2018-08-02T10:00-07:00 in a user’s local time. To simulate being in a different timezone, change your timezone in your operating system and reload this page. See the Pen Show Date & Time in User’s Local Time by Abdullah Yahya (@javanigus) on CodePen.

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JavaScript Countdown Timer Using Moment.js

The countdown timer will disappear after it reaches zero. See the Pen KrMRvd by Abdullah Yahya (@javanigus) on CodePen.

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Remove Page Breaks / Dividers in Google Docs

In this day in age, we don’t need to print as much as we used to. While Google Docs will allow you to print pages of content, sometimes you just want to use it as a digital document to keep notes and pictures that you’ll never print. When you insert pictures into a Google Doc, […]

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Using JavaScript to Temporarily Prevent Clicks and Form Submissions

When you test interactivity of a web page by clicking a link or submitting a form, you sometimes don’t want to be redirected to a new page. Using JavaScript in your browser’s console, you can easily make this happen. Open your browser’s inspector and inspect the element (link or button) that when clicked on, won’t […]

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