Webpack 2

Webpack is my current module bundler. Webpack 1 wasn’t able to parse ES2015 modules, so Babel would convert them into CommonJS. I really hated this workflow. Webpack 2 can parse ES2015 modules, and is able to eliminate dead code based…..

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Google Earth VR

Google Earth VR lets you explore the world from totally new perspectives in virtual reality. Stroll the streets of Tokyo, soar over the Grand Canyon, or walk around the Eiffel Tower. This virtual reality app lets you see the world’s…..

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Cross domain AJAX request

Cross domain AJAX call strikes fear to any front-end developer who had the misfortune of having had to do it. There are no shortage of discussion concerning cross domain AJAX. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5750696/how-to-get-a-cross-origin-resource-sharing-cors-post-request-working http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10636611/how-does-access-control-allow-origin-header-work This guy goes through all this trouble to…..

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I Seoul U

I cam across this article ‘I.Seoul.U’ – the Confusing New Slogan for Seoul, South Korea and I not only found the new slogan confusing, but felt quite embarrassed. (My parents are from Korea and naturally, I don’t like Korea being…..

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You can use Disqus on AMP page now

Disqus has announced that it is now compatible with AMP pages. https://help.disqus.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2405826-disqus-for-google-s-amp There is no official plugin for AMP page installation so Disqus for AMP loses some functionalities official Disqus plugin offers. However, this is understandable as AMP severely limits…..

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I told you Google is Skynet!!

Google DeepMind (creator of AlphaGo) just announced its WaveNet project. WaveNet uses DeepMind’s AI capabilities to create text-to-speech program that emulates almost indistinguishable speech. WaveNet, as I understand, generates voices by sampling real human speech and directly modeling audio waveforms…..

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Developers Beware

Not happy with song selections offered by Soundcloud, I recently began investigating into Spotify Web API. https://developer.spotify.com/web-api/ I am so glad that I did not invest any time before realizing that Spotify Web API does not allow full length streaming…..

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