Articles

Basics to Reading/Writing Cookies with JavaScript

Cookies are relatively small text files that a web browser embeds on a user’s computer. Cookies allow otherwise stateless HTTP communications to emulate state (i.e., memory). Cookies are being replaced [...]

3 Ways to Center in CSS

Centering HTML elements using CSS can be a surprisingly difficult task. Getting the horizontal alignment right is relatively straightforward, but getting the vertical alignment down can prove to be challenging. And [...]

How to Make Circular/Curved Text with JavaScript

Creating circular text, or text on an curved path, in webpages may seem like somewhat of a intimidating task. There isn't really a straightforward way to achieve it with standard HTML and CSS. [...]

Using the JavaScript ParseInt Method

JavaScript’s parseInt function is all about converting a string to an integer. The function takes a string value as an argument and converts it to a numerical value with no [...]

Live Long and Prosper with JavaScript

Jonathan Creamer, a JavaScript Engineer here at appendTo, wrote an article published on ModernWeb.com today that takes JavaScript where no JS has gone before. Jonathan takes you on a warp speed journey [...]

A Really Good Second Pair of Eyes

This month (October) is my two-year anniversary at appendTo. Two years may not sound long to you but in the tech world it is a bit of an eternity. My wife [...]

Fostering Long-Term Business Relationships

Oftentimes, in the wonderful world of consulting, business relationships begin and end with the duration of the project. Your partnership is quick and efficient and if you can make each [...]

The Office Door Effect

Here at appendTo, we are a fully distributed company. We all work from home offices across the country and world, rarely connecting with one another in a physical space during [...]

The Art of Saying No: Managing Client Expectations

Any company offering consulting and advising to an outside organization should be focused on delivering the best possible solutions. To that end, managing client expectations presents moments when the consultant should exercise [...]