Debugging Travis builds

Important Update December 19, 2013 — Travis infrastructure has changed since this post was written. This post remains unchanged for posterity; however, be aware that this setup no longer represents the current state of Travis. Yeti uses Travis CI to the max by spawning lots of PhantomJS processes that are tested asynchronously. When tests start […]

When PHP Actually Is Your First Programming Language

I have read a few articles about how PHP is a perfectly good first language and how it should never be a first. These articles are interesting because my first programming language was PHP† and I have been using it extensively since 2004. One thing is true: it’s really easy to get started with PHP. […]

YUI: ScrollTabView Makes Tabbed Views Even Better

I’ve recently been tinkering with the excellent Yahoo! UI Library. My first contribution to the community is ScrollTabView, an extension of TabView that uses a scrolling animation to switch between tabs. (Just check out the examples.) My inspiration was Panic’s Coda site as well as a few others. Now it’s easy to create a similar […]

WSJ: Yahoo To Reject Microsoft

Matthew Karnitschnig reporting for The Wall Street Journal: Yahoo’s board believes that Microsoft’s is trying to take advantage of the recent weakness in the company’s share price to “steal” the company. The decision to reject the offer signals that Yahoo’s board is digging in its heels for what could be a long takeover battle. The […]