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How to Be Really Awesome at Your Job and Not Be A Complete Jerk

Some people seem to think that being smart and being really good at their jobs means that it’s okay to be a Grade-A Asshole. Like most of us, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a lot of smart people who are not assholes (and some who are genuinely nice), as well as the unfortunate burden of putting up with the opposite. This is not an attempt to skewer any individual now or in the past, although I definitely am drawing on real...

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Time To End The vi/Emacs Debate

I originally posted this article at BLOG@CACM. There has been a long-standing debate among programmers. It is as fierce as the Hatfields/McCoys, Jets/Sharks, and Michigan/Ohio State feuds. Programmers continue to argue over the best text editor: vi or Emacs. For the past 42 years, programmers have dug in on either side, with practically no hope of switching. I must disclose that I have been using vi since 1987. I still remember my...

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How to Reload a Webpage using JavaScript?

The post How to Reload a Webpage using JavaScript? appeared first on positronX.io. We’ll learn to reload a webpage using JavaScript in this tutorial. You may have been to several websites and web pages already. Also, you may have noticed that some sites are updated more frequently than others. Have you ever wondered why? Well, it is mostly about those website owners make sure that there is an automatic refresh on the page so that...