Patrick Mladensich

Patrick is a software developer at Die Socialisten. He is very passionate about JavaScript, HTML5, web standards and music. Some of his colleagues call him a hipster, but it’s totally not his fault that he discovers everything before it gets big!

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How to Fix the IE9 Image Onload Bug

IE9 has an annoying bug that prevents the onload event from firing for cached images. Here's how to fix that in one line of code, without any of the usual drawbacks.

jQuery Europe 2013: Highlights

Last weekend we attended the jQuery Europe 2013 conference. Hosted by Gentics, the conference was held at the Palais Liechtenstein, a beautiful garden palace in Vienna’s 9th district. Needless to say, we have never attended a conference at a more stunning location: There was also a separate room for ad-hoc presentations, an XBOX360 Kinect station

New Adventures In HTML5: Part 2 (File API, Native Drag&Drop, Local Storage)

As developers we love building cutting-edge web apps for state-of-the-art browsers. Those are, fortunately, nowadays used be a vast majority of users (around 95% of all users in our 10 most recent projects). So for our newest project, we decided focusing on new technologies like HTML5 Canvas and the File API, among others. In this

New Adventures In HTML5: Part 1 (HTML5 Canvas)

As developers we love building cutting-edge web apps for state-of-the-art browsers. Those are, fortunately, nowadays used be a vast majority of users (around 95% of all users in our 10 most recent projects). So for our newest project, we decided focusing on new technologies like HTML5 Canvas and the File API, among others. In this

GraphInspector: Your New Favorite Facebook Developer Bookmarklet

When developing Facebook applications, one very common task is copypasting user ids into config files or administration forms. Since most users have vanity URLs, you have to look up their ID using graph.facebook.com or copy the ID from the profile image URL (did you actually do that? If yes, leave virtual high fives in the