Chris DeLuca

The blog of the person

Grammatical CSS Lists

The Situation You have a list of items that you need to render with comma separation, and an “and” at the end.

Practical Internet Security

Welcome internet traveler, you’ve found your way to my guide on how to improve your online security. Already feel confident in your security abilities? Then get lost! I don’t need that kind of arrogance around here, especially when I’m trying to sound smart. The rest of you nice, humble people, read on.

Security vs Privacy on the Internet

Update: The next article in this series is now published. Confused about what privacy versus security means in the context of the internet? Haven’t heard these terms before, but are intrigued nonetheless? Not interested in any of this, but are inexplicably still reading? Whatever your deal is, welcome—you’ve found the laypersons guide to all this crap!

Who's on JavaScript?

If you like JavaScript this binding, and the comedy classic Who’s on First?, then is this the mashup for you!

Babadook With Laurie

I recently saw Babadook (No spoilers), a fantastic horror movie that was not only scary, but had a compelling, thought provoking, and grounded story to back up the supernatural.

Mac OS X Lord of the Rings Calendar

A quick, fun tip for Mac and command line users who are fans of The Lord of the Rings;

My Artsy-Fartsy Css Web Experiment

The other day I had some time in between work and an improv show I was doing that night, so to pass the time, I created a simple web experiment in CSS.

D&D 5th Edition First Impressions

I bought the new 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons players handbook. Having thought 4th edition was somewhat akin to the Jar-Jar Binks of D&D, I was excited to be excited by the game again.

Automating Jekyll Post Creation

Jekyll is a tool for static site generation, and it’s what powers Github pages, both of which generate and host this site, respectively.

Finding Shit in a New Code Base

When a developer moves to a new company, one of the biggest transitions is adapting to the new code base. While most companies will be understanding of newcomers making their way into the rigorous complexities of unknown machine-speak, that slack isn’t limitless, and it’s important to understand the code quickly. It is, after all, the point of the developer’s employment.