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Rich Werden


A simple site for Rich to write about code and archive some completed projects for future reference...


  1. Systems Design Interview Questions

    The below list is adapted/augmented from an article on Hackernoon - Top 10 System Design Interview Questions for Software Engineers. Also worth reading is the same author’s article on how...…


  2. #TIL: Chrome Debugger Element History trick

    Was recently reminded of this Chrome debugger trick that I knew once upon a time I but obviously forgot about. …


  3. #TIL: Stop Text From Being Selected

    I’ve wondered how pages prevent the copying and pasting of text-content, and was thinking that touchable events would change things somehow. I mean, of course, you could just put all...…


  4. #TIL: A Jekyll Template

    This is a more advanced demo template of a jekyll blog post. Right now I’m in the start of any bit of text content that will be truncated to be...…


  5. Line Numbers in Jekyll Code Blocks

    I’ve been a little annoyed that Markdown doesn’t allow for line-numbers in its code blocks. It’s just not a part of the basic system1 though some engines do add line...…


  6. #TIL: CSS3 Vendor-Prefix Function

    As I am pretty into transitions and animations being core to contemporary user-experience, I think about all of the ‘gotchas’ with vendor-prefixing that is sometimes required by ‘older’ or not-that-older...…


  7. #TIL: Emulate Two Finger Touch in Chrome

    If you do web development, you probably already know that you can get Chrome to emulate a variety of non-desktop devices. …


  8. Getting Safari to read local files

    Why was it so hard to get Safari to read my local file? File under annoying… …


  9. Including JS In Jekyll Markdown

    I don’t know if calling the markdown language for jekyll ‘Jekyll Markdown’ is the best nomenclature. I mean, it is to me at its heart really markdown, but then I’ve...…


  10. #TIL: Earlier Verions of git files

    I had a specfic file that I wanted to see an older-than-the-last-commit version of from a specific past commit. …