Ruby – Day 3 – Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

Today was the 3rd and final day of Ruby learning from Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

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Ruby – Day 2 – Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

My ongoing reading / learning of Seven Languages in Seven Weeks, day 2 more Ruby!

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Ruby – Day 1 – Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

I have decided to learn another language, having purchased the excellent Seven Languages in Seven Weeks from The Pragmatic Bookshelf a couple of years back I have finally opted to start working through it. I am quite excited to get started and not sure why it has taken me so long to begin. First off, is some basic Ruby on Day 1.

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Sencha Touch List with Scrollable Header and Footer

I have been using Sencha Touch a great deal recently whilst building a Mobile App. One of the requirements that I needed to do was to create a dataview list that also displayed a header and footer, in this case space for some custom adverts. The header and footer were required to scroll with the list [...]

30 Jul 13 - Coffeescript, HTML5, Javascript, Sencha Touch - Janusz Buda - No CommentsRead More »

CSS3 Hover Rotate Transition

Just a quick post whilst I have been experimenting with CSS3 transitions for hover effects. Took me a little time to get this right, but really loving the simplicity that CSS3 can bring to drawing shapes and subtle hover animations.

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ColdFusion Form entries are incomplete or invalid

Working with some basic HTML forms with ColdFusion when I came across this very ‘helpful’ error message. It took me awhile to find out what was happening, but seemed to be something to do with these form fields: View the code on Gist. After trial and error and modifying the form fields… I eventually ended [...]

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Saving YouTube/Vimeo Embedded Videos as Thumbnails for MuraCMS

I have been working on site with MuraCMS that embedded a few hundred YouTube and Vimeo videos into the content. The requirement was to have a thumbnail listing of categorised videos in the content, enabling the user to click on the thumbnail to load the relevant video into the browser. Using the YouTube and Vimeo [...]

21 Apr 13 - Coldfusion, MuraCMS, Railo - Janusz Buda - 2 CommentsRead More »

Getting the Intersection of 2 Arrays with ColdFusion

Just a simple post while working on some ColdFusion and one that many may know, but it is new for me! I had a situation where I had two arrays and needed to get the values that existed in both, and return a new array based on the intersection. The initial method that came to [...]

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Limiting the Number of Items in a Grouped List with Sencha Touch

I have been making good use of Sencha Touch for a Mobile application that i am currently developing. Sencha Touch provides many pre-built components within the framework and it is simple enough to use and custom them. One component that I am using often is the List, this provides the ability to display a scrollable [...]

28 Mar 13 - Coffeescript, HTML5, Javascript, Mobile Development, Sencha Touch - Janusz Buda - No CommentsRead More »

YouTube API Channel Listing using JSONP with Sencha Touch

Working through a mobile application in recent weeks, I have been picking lots of new techniques and skills with Sencha Touch. The application involves loading a number of JSON feeds from different sources including YouTube.

I had a few issues with the YouTube API in that the I was getting security issues relating to the “Same Origin Policy” warning and some unusual parsing issues with the feed. It took me a little while to work through this, but I eventually got there and thought I would share my methods.

20 Mar 13 - Coffeescript, HTML5, Mobile Development, Sencha Touch - Janusz Buda - No CommentsRead More »