Archive for October, 2008

Flash 10 and jQuery multi-file uploader

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Update: I’m not using flash for uploads anymore, XHR is better and more stable if you can require users to use at least Chrome 6 or Firefox 3.6 for instance.... Read More

Scintilla event problem in new wxRuby - kinda solved

Friday, October 31st, 2008

The onStyleNeeded method in scintilla.rb used to look like this:... Read More

SEO follow up

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Back in September I made some changes to the blog, all recommended by various “experts” (witch doctors), did it result in more Google-traffic? Hardly, this is a graph of what I’ve gotten from Google the past few months:... Read More

Black Reuben Gtk / Metacity theme

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

I’ve been a great fan of the Reuben theme, originally by akka, in fact it is the only theme I’ve ever used on Linux. The other day I needed some change though, I’m also a sucker for dark themes, I hate the glare of white backgrounds, luckily Reuben is somewhat beige which takes the edge off the worst.... Read More

PHP Doctrine - adding automatic, simple CRUD

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

I just found myself wishing for automatic CRUD, for quick and simple administrative tasks, as it turned out a very easy thing to add. The first thing we have to do is move the label selection from having to be explicitly declared in the insert/update form - like we are doing now - to the model:... Read More

Prototyping with JavaScript

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

I think I’ve finally managed to get a handle on prototyping with JavaScript, after all that lisping and jQuerying it turned out to be a formality in the end. I have to thank Steve for finally getting my ass off the couch though.... Read More

Earnings report 2007 - 2008

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

I just realized that the blog just passed the one year mark. It’s been a blast!... Read More

jQuery plugin - HTML decode and encode

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

I just found myself having encoded HTML within parts of the DOM (don’t ask me why) and I thought it would be cool to be able to parse it and encode/decode the parts where it’s needed. ... Read More

jQuery - sorting DIVs by date

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

I just had to sort a list of DIVs by date with the newest date first. To add complexity to the problem the dates could be either in Atom or RSS2 format. The sorting itself is done with TinySort. A really useful little library.... Read More

Installing Intrepid Ibex - Ubuntu 8.10

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

I just installed Intrepid on my dual head machine at work and the experience was without flaw, easier than ever.... Read More