Migrating from Prototype to jQuery

When it comes to javascript, there is one discussion that is very old: to use jQuery or to use prototype? Opponents of jQuery will tell you that it’s really weird that jQuery has a function called inArray, that instead of a boolean value returns the index where the element was found, and -1 if it’s […]

To rewrite or to refactor?

There once existed a application that was written in PHP before there were any decent frameworks available. For the backend of it (a large batch job) there was a decent architecture, but a horrible implementation. For the web interface, there was only the horrible implementation part. Since there were some open feature requests for the […]