Did you know that you can use localStorage to store JSON objects and arrays? Many times you will need quick access to these items and you shouldn’t have to duplicate calls with AJAX or store them in volatile sessions. Using localStorage, you can store key/value pairs as strings so in order to store objects and […]
If you build data visualizations you have run into the issues of useless words destroying the value of your display. You should find a way to implement these “stopwords” into your data streams. Here is a collection of stopword lists in many languages. http://www.ranks.nl/stopwords
If you are working, in any capacity, chances are you see and use data visualizations everyday. There is so much data moving around, you have to find a way to make sense of it all. Very few users can make sense of raw data and even fewer can see patterns in that. Good visualization layers […]
Using 2 common libraries (isotope & bootstrap typeahead), I built out an interesting responsive search type for a current project. Ive placed the code in my public git. Fork at your own risk! https://github.com/jmsteinmetz/isotope-typeahead See a demo of the code here.
So, I was tasked with a small project to build a nice little script that would target specific tags on a web page and drop Google Analytic Event codes on them. The key was to not touch the page code directly. The script is actually lightweight and allows for ease of updating. Here is the […]