vados

4 minute read

While working on VCFPorter (a project that will be out soon), I’ve run into the problem of trying to parse (and fully understand) how javascript handles UTF8. While I thought I had a pretty good grasp on things, having to actually translate UTF-8 Quoted Printable strings (part of the vcard spec) sent me scurrying to Google to look up how exactly to encode/decode UTF-8 strings in javascript. That’s always a good indicator that I don’t know enough about something.

vados

1 minute read

I recently swapped my Samsung Galaxy S4 for a FirefoxOS Flame (developer reference phone) — a move many non-tech (and some tech friends) don’t understand. I did it because I believe in Mozilla, what they stand for, and I think that the convergence on web as the most effective platform for delivering apps has a lot of potential.