Blog / Misc.

This section of the site is for "blog" type posts, short asides, and other miscellaneous bits of content that do not qualify as a project or tool.

How to use TypeScript, or JSDoc-powered JavaScript, with Service Workers, as well as some important caveats for current issues.

How to split a string into individual characters in Google Sheets, using a pure formula approach. Even handles line breaks and special characters.

A guide on using SVG files with Svelte, and how to embed, inline-directly, or reference them, with or without rollup plugins.

A step-by-step guide on how to deploy a Preact app from a nested subdirectory, with instructions on updating Webpack, preact-router, and more.

An effort to collect, categorize, and summarize some of the common CSS custom properties that are being used to maintain colors in modern theming approaches.

Options for getting data feeds out of Google Sheets, avoiding slow-to-update published CSV feed URLs, and custom scripting with Google Apps Scripts.

Want a clear visual indicator in your app or documentation so you know *exactly* which commit was pushed and successfully deployed? Then this post is for you.

Various ways to investigate stalled content attached to a MediaSource instance, and different causes that can be evaluated and tested.

Exploring different ways to append videos to a MediaSource instance with SourceBuffers and appendBuffer calls. Includes fully functional examples and tips.

The easy way to migrate from one subdomain to another, for the same site and primary domain, using Netlify Redirect settings and Custom Domain Aliases.