Technical Writing

Technical Writing #

I admit it: many of these used to be blog posts. This site is definitely not a blog. I realized I should redesign my site to remove the timestamps before the most recent blog post was old enough to drink.

Functional Programming #

These in-depth articles use ActionScript 3 as their example language, but the concepts translate precisely to JavaScript.

Introducing #

Anonymous Functions in AS3 #

Understanding Closures and Context #

Closures in List Transformation #

Function Transformation #

Advice #

High-level commentary on complexity management and development methodology.

How We Added Time Travel to Paperless Post #

An article on implementing undo and redo in the old Flash/JS hybrid version of the Paperless Post card creation app. Don’t let the term “Flash” scare you off: this article has a lot of good chunky technical information that is still useful today.

Refactoring to Events #

Tips #

These shorter articles have advice on specific technical topics.

Using vim-slime with Pry for REPL Perfection #

Interactive Debugging with Pry #

Quick Block Uncommenting #