Posts Tagged: fun

More fun with strings: dojo.string.contains()

In the series “convenience wrappers for small tasks that increase code readability”, today contains() is starring. Having a contains() method could also serve another purpose: to maybe prevent people from using match() to find out if a string contains a given substring (what is still proposed in some JS tutorials out there…). So, I want
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Most cases where you find String.substr() in the wild are to check if a given string begins with a certain other string. Be it checking for a prefix or sorting out zipcodes that begin with certain numbers. And because code readability is a good thing (really, it is important), it would be nice to have
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3D Canvas Walker revisited

One of the things that fascinated me most about computers since I was a teen, was their ability to simulate a three-dimensional space where one could move around in. That’s why I was so intrigued when I read Jacob Seidelin’s post about “Creating pseudo 3D Games“. I had to play around with it, as I
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