I typed in https://www.nest.com this evening and instead of the nice looking Nest.com web site, I got this:
What?! I hadn’t actually noticed that I’d typed https at first, so I was a bit baffled for a moment. After closer investigation, Nest doesn’t have HTTPS apparently for their marketing/support web site setup on their Amazon CloudFront account (which is what cloudfront.net is).
They really should fix that.
I was having some serious performance issues with their remote access web site earlier. It was barely usable.
- Jquery 1.7
- Raphael (for doing vector graphics using SVG or VML)
- Jquery UI
- iphone style checkboxes (or maybe a variation on this…it’s very similar)
- modernizer (1.6)
- jquery double tap plugin
- jquery form plugin
- jquery right click plugin
- jquery mouse wheel support
An interesting DIV and solution to a problem with web fonts (found on their main page):
<div id="digits"> <!-- Some browsers suffer unfortunate lag the first time they draw text in fonts loaded over the network. We pre-render these digits to avoid this lag, and this gets removed at the same time the loading message is removed. --> 1234567890 </div>
And a method for activating DEBUG mode:
N.DEBUG = ('False' == 'True') || (document.location.search.indexOf('debug') > -1) || (C.USERNAME.indexOf('@nestlabs.') > -1);
Thus, to activate DEBUG mode on your nest, simply navigate to here:
Brings up a slightly scary option for debugging. Be careful with this – I didn’t try ANY of the options, so it’s at your own risk.
Also, interestingly it adds a WEATHER tab: