CSS cross browser debuggingI came across an article on css cross browser debugging, and few points stood out. Often there will be discrepancies between browsers, this can be frustrating but its evident that you are most likely working against css. To solve these issues, the article provides a few good points which ill cover.
Bristol IT Mega MeetOn Saturday Gravitywell attended Bristol’s first IT MegaMeet, a conference that brought together 20 of Bristol’s user groups. Over 200 delegates attended mainly made up of web developers, programmers and students. Here is a selection of just some of the user groups involved...
Wordpress: create a custom ShortcodeFollowing on from my last blog post i decided to create a custom Shortcode utilising the Shortcode API. I needed one which wrapped content such as a pages content (this is known as self enclosing) as opposed to a standalone enclosing Shortocde.
Olympic Torch comes to Bristol
On Tuesday, 22 May, 2012 Bristol will host the Olympic Flame as it enters the city on day four of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.
The London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, which started on Saturday, 19 May from Lands End in Cornwall, makes its 70-day journey around the UK. It covers approximately 8,000 miles before it arrives in London at the Olympic Stadium.
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Are you bored with the same old latin lorum ipsum for placeholder text? Samuel L. Ipsum is one bad ...placeholder text generator. It generates classic Samuel L Jackson movie quotes and also has a safe for work mode, just don't get them mixed up!
How To Make an Image Greyscale in CSS
One common technique used on websites to add interactivity to a page involves rendering an image, or a set of images, in greyscale and switching back in a colour version when the mouse is rolled over.
Obviously having this functionality in webkit wouldn't usually be sufficient to roll this method out on the wider web, but fortunately both Gecko and Trident have broadly equivalent functionality to achieve the same effect.
Magento: Removing links in the navigation block by name or by label
Sometimes in Magento you may want to remove links from the customer navigation block. What you'll notice is it's actually quite hard to do so because there is no 'remove' method.
In this tutorial I will show you had to extend Mage_Customer_Block_Account_Navigation to include an extra two methods, one to remove links by name and the other by label.
Wordpress Shortcoder plugin: Create a Twitter widget ShortcodeIn this blog post i will show you how to create a Twitter widget Shortcode using the Wordpress Shortcoder plugin. This excellent plugin for Wordpress enables developers to create custom Shortcodes quickly and easily.
International Day Against DRM
DRM can be a huge problem for genuine, paying consumers across a range of media: computer software, music, video and even books. One of my personal bugbears is how difficult HBO make it to access their content online: their close links with the large US cable networks make it absolutely impossible to pay for HBO shows without signing up for a much larger package (in the UK, with Sky). DRM has been extended to such a point that it actively prevents some people for paying to access content.
How to set up Ctags for Sublime Text Editor 2
"Use the Source, Luke"
Ctags is an excellent plugin for Sublime Text Editor 2 for giving you Jedi like powers. It enables you to jump through function calls to their definitions in the source code saving you a whole load of parsecs in file navigation.
Setting Ctags up is easy, here's how to in linux...