Using Deferred Objects to Counter Threading Problems

Recently at work I had to work out some logic to make absolutely sure that some code didn’t run until all of the JavaScript files were loaded. I’d like to share the solution with you just in case you need it, or more likely when I need it as a reference down the road. However it lands, here we go…

Document Fragments and jQuery and Star Trek

For those of you who don’t already know, I’m a big-time Star Trek fan. I’m especially interested in the original series, and some of my favorite content comes from an old role-playing game from a company called FASA in the 1980’s. The game had an extensive timeline of events, and I’ve always wanted an easier way to read through it. Since I grew up to be a web developer, the obvious choice is to build an app!