My name is Jess Frazelle, I am a web developer in New York City. I created snippetlib.com, a collection of code snippets from various languages and apis. If you want to know more you can checkout my portfolio or my open source projects.

Will The Real Developers Please Stand Up

July 13, 2013
Recently I have had a large amount of people asking me to fix their WordPress site because one plugin has gone rogue and as a result the entire site is now down for the count. Typically, this is my favorite freelance gig. Most likely their site is out of date so updating the plugin or the WordPress version is not an option. But after about twenty minutes inside the plugin I can find the culprit; set it right; charge the ...

Why I Love Math & Development

December 20, 2012
If you didn’t already know, I was a math major in college. I love math. If that’s not nerdy enough, my favorite part of my classes were the tests. Now I’m a person who likes to spend their time wisely, so I only showed up to class on test days (sorry mom and dad). Math tests are the ultimate game; you have a set amount of time and a set amount of questions each with only one ...

How to make foursquare your bitch

December 1, 2012
I would just like to preface this by saying I do not condone cheating but I thought of this as a “challenge” and not so much as “cheating.” A project I am working on required me to checkin to places on foursquare that I was not currently near (or even close to). Now the answer to this was pretty simple. Checkin through the API using the lat and long of the venue I was “supposedly” at. Boom. Worked without a ...

What Would 2PAC Do?

November 30, 2012
I saw this sign outside a coffee shop. Most people would just walk by and laugh, but it got me thinking. What would 2PAC do? Seeing as 2PAC is one of my favorite artists and I was already walking with earbuds on, I started playing an oldie but goodie on my iPhone, “Changes.” Now if you have never heard of rapgenuis.com before, you should definitely check it out. It has translations of basically every rap song thats popular, and ...