Jesse Storimer's Blog Archives

Skating to Work - January 25, 2009

Ahh Canada. Where else could someone skate to work? I consider myself lucky, not only do I live in Ottawa, home of the worlds largest skating rink, but I also live near the middle of the Rideau Canal and work near one end of the Rideau Canal. In the mornings and evenings I tie up my skates and go for ...
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Rework Your Git History - January 16, 2009

Git is an awesome tool. Recently I have been discovering more and more cool things I can do with git. Here is one such thing. I was recently working in a development branch and had made more commits than were necessary. I had been committing every time I got a small piece of new functionality to work and I had ...
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What the heck is JSONP? - January 12, 2009

Recently I stumbled across something called JSONP. I read that it was a hack that allowed for cross domain AJAX requests, which of course piqued my interest, but I had a really hard time finding out how it worked. After spending a few days experimenting and reading blog posts, I think I have a grasp on it. So here is ...
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Environmentally Friendly Image Search - January 07, 2009

Recently I was looking for some stock images on Google Image Search and wasn’t finding what I wanted. So I searched for other image search engines and found Picsearch. Not only did it give me better results but they are apparently the first search engine to go carbon neutral. Here is their 4 step program: 1. Picsearch plants 1000 new ...
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The Beginning - December 31, 2008

Whaddya know? My first blog post. This blog is coming to you live from Shopify. The best in e-commerce and evidently a solid blogging platform as well. I'm really liking the Vostok theme I went with for this blog, not bad eh. Anyway, stay tuned as I hope to be bringing more actual content to this blog in the near ...
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