Carter Bailey Tech Thoughts, lessons learned, and motivation

13Oct/120

Using JSLint: A Couple Suggestions and Reminders

Posted by Carter Bailey

Recently, we've been redesigning an ASP.net and VB.Net web app at work to fully utilize a Client-Side architecture instead of the usual Server-Side ASP page life cycle that comes baked into similar web apps. We've moved away from the server "owning" the data to the client's browser "owning" the data (using the JSON format), processing adjustments to that data, and making the requests to web services that handle any analyzing of the data. All that to say that I've been working heavily in Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, and various plugins that go along with those. Free, online tools like JSLint and JSONLint are invaluable tools for the client-side developer.

The following are some suggestions and reminders for situations that I've come across for using JSLint the most effectively.

22Jul/110

Hired Help: Dealing with Hiring Recruiters

Posted by Carter Bailey

Anyone that has been through the job search ringer has probably had to deal with recruiters or recruiting firms. I know I have, and I have never had a single positive experience with recruiters. Read on to see what my typical experience has been with recruiters and my new strategies for dealing with them to minimize the time you spend on unfruitful methods of getting a job.