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Jun 19, 2016

Repost Repository

Discoverit is no more! But hold your tears, it has been reborn as Repost Repository! I know, I know, what a name. It came to me in a dream–or more accurately, as I was sitting around this afternoon. I mean, it is all just reposts from Reddit anyway–basically my private funny gif and meme gallery.

Repost Repository

New name, new theme

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Jun 9, 2016

Recent New Features

I’ve been pretty busy adding new features to my project sites, Discoverit and Cocktailist. I think they’re pretty neat, here’s a quick rundown:

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May 14, 2016

Cross-Origin HTTP Requests, Y U Do Dis

So recently (or actually, not that recently now that this soon-to-be-explained saga has dragged on), I came up with a rather innocuous idea for my site Discoverit. The color scheme was a bit drab, but instead of just reskinning it myself, why not pull in a random color palette from one of the big palette sites on a user’s initial load and use that per session? Well, there were certainly details to figure out, but it didn’t sound impossible to do, so yeah, why not?

First things first: figure out how to make an api request and pull out the colors I wanted to use.

Which is where I ran into my first problem.

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