Extending JavaScript Maps (or other built-in objects)

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Finally another technical post, this one is about my adventures in attempting to extend the built-in Map object in JavaScript to extend the functionality. As background, there are two reasons we’d want this:

  1. In the chat backend we currently use JavaScript objects ({}) as hashes/maps to keep track of …

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The so-called IRC “specifications”

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

In a previous post I had briefly gone over the “history of IRC” as I know it.  I’m going to expand on this a bit as I’ve come to understand it a bit more while reading through documentation.  (Hopefully it won’t sound too much like a rant …

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