Nicholas Ortenzio

Poe’s law specialist


Six Words

Why anyone can be a programmer


Programming is easy.

There, I said it. I’ve been hiding that secret for years. And now that I’ve let the cat…


How to write Premium JavaScript

Earn more for your work


What do I mean by “premium” JavaScript? I’m glad you asked, fictional reader. Premium products and services are all about perceived value. They cost more money but are inferior to commonplace alternatives.

Sports cars, fancy watches, high-end audio products… All of these markets have been…


5 things you didn’t know were possible with JavaScript


1. Add Images to webpage

One thing I see alot’ve when I look at webpage programming language is images…


Six Words

Why anyone can be a programmer


Programming is easy.

There, I said it. I’ve been hiding that secret for years. And now that I’ve let the cat…

Publications edited by Nicholas Ortenzio

The most important articles about code and technology you’ll ever read.


Introducing the Treasure Map Design Pattern

A look at a new JavaScript development technique


50 years ago, writing software was much different, and easier…


A collection of my 6 favorite JavaScript one-liners

learn to do more with less


Well, it’s Thursday, so I’m compelled to shit out another low-effort Medium post…


Learn to write pefrect JavaScript with LINT

Step up your game


JSLint is a tool that makes you write better JavaScript. It was written by Douglas Crawford. The…


Introducing the HTML5 Table API

The Alternative to CSS grids we’ve all been waiting for


The problem with modern web design


XBox One vs PS4 definitive showdown

The top 4 ways to click bait your Medium article


  1. Think of a controversial subject to write about
    This is the #1 most…

7 JavaScript tips to make you feel smarter

and make other people hate you


1. Invert logic, always


4 more Javascript hacks to make your javascript faster

fast like a shark in a car


1. Get rid of those nested loops