I miss the days when Medium had unique, insightful articles instead of these types of small posts that could be posted in a million other places.
Medium makes it easy, attractive and painless to post anything, even not unique and not insightful stuff like these.
On the other hand, You, as we all, can also always ignore and avoid stuff like these :)
Still, you are right, this should have been posted somewhere else.
Don't sweat it, dude. Thanks for your work.
Who said Medium had to be limited to unique, insightful articles? Don't knock the man for the platform he used for a small post.
Too bad I didn't see this earlier. Feel fee to ignore this one :)
BTW, I made it even simpler by injecting a file selector directly into then profile page (less steps).
It's been done but this is still pretty awesome.
Thanks for linking to my post, Ryan. Good to see people still remember that one.
I haven't tested George's code, but I like the idea of linking to the external script file. And his approach is a bit more straight forward. I went with triggering fake clicks to switch between colors, whereas George just replaces the content of the
Simon: Well your approach is much-much-much better looking, by all means :)
Also, the code in this JS file is not what you 'd call slick, but that's what you can do when all you have is < 1 hour to "play".
In retrospect, I should have provided a drag n' drop upload method - as opposed to the file input one - but that will do it for now.
In any case, you have done a far more elegant work than I did :)
js mate, 404.
Sorry, Medium added an extra character to the URI.
Please, try again.
Thanks guys - wanted to redesign my avatar for a while now :)