Archive for February, 2011

Jumping On the Bandwagon

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Nokia and Microsoft’s deal has been getting a lot of press in the last week. Nokia Plan B (which has now been revealed as a hoax) got a lot of attention on Hacker News and spawned a bunch of knock offs which I was taking a look through on my morning train ride. By the time I’d got to work I’d decided to contribute my own poor sense of humour to the mix and set off on the quickest web page launch I’d ever done. The result was Nokia Plan XP which was put together in the time it usually takes me to get my morning coffee. (more…)

Inheritance and Mootools Mixins

Friday, February 11th, 2011

I was playing with Mootools’ Class implementation today. It has a few nice features like mixins, easy¬†inheritance¬†and sane parent method calling. I did run into issues combining mixins (through the Implements keyword) with parent method calling. The following code fails with the message: The method “setOptions” has no parent. (more…)