ASP.NET Impromptu Helper Class

For everyone who uses .Net there is good news! Aaron Goldenthal has put together a nice Impromptu helper class for ASP.NET. His class implements most of the options of Impromptu while giving it that ASP.NET feel. ImpromptuPrompt prompt = new ImpromptuPrompt(); prompt.Message = "This is a test prompt"; prompt …



Handy gEdit Snippet How To: Comment

I regularly use gEdit but up until recently I have never messed with Snippets. Many editors support Snippets in some fashion or another. So I thought I would share a quick Snippet with you and how to create it. Much of my time is spent with ColdFusion and CFEclipse. There …



UberUploadCropper - jQuery Upload and Crop Plugin

If you follow my blog you have probably seen a few previous posts about a plugin I have been working on to use Uploadify, jCrop, jQuery, and Impromptu to upload and crop images. The plugin is relatively small, but ties together other plugins to make things flow smoothly. Here is …



Ubuntu 9.10 is Almost Here!

The title says it all! Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) is on the way in a couple weeks and I can't wait to get my hands on the final version. A couple notable features will be Empathy replacing Pigeon and ext4 file system by default among many other advancements!



A Nice, Clean jQuery iFramer Example

I noticed I never provided a clean and simple example for jQuery iFramer other than posting a snipplet of code. I've thrown that snipplet into an actual working document to show it in action. Take a peek. Keep in mind the real reason for this plugin is to upload files …



Fancy New Opera 10 in Ubuntu

I fired up Opera this evening and was presented with an alert of a new version. I was eager to see what was new so I downloaded the new version and WOW! The linux version got a nice new make over! I've always been an opera fan, though some of …



Custom Button Text with Impromptu

I've had a few users asking lately about dynamically creating their button text for Impromptu. I thought I'd take a moment to share a small bit of code to help out. The documentation shows using a quick way to name your buttons like so: var btns = { Ok:true, Cancel: false …



Uber Update

I've had a few people over the last day or so get wind of Uberuploadcropper, a new project of mine to combine three amazing jquery plugins to produce a highly practical tool to upload and crop right from one form field in one glorious routine using jQuery. For those who …



Uberuploadcropper - Cropping Gone Wild!

I've been doing a good bit of cropping uploaded images lately and I've managed to put together a nice bit of code to tie together three very nice jQuery modules: Impromptu, Uploadify, and jCrop. Uploadify uploads the photo, Impromptu opens up after the file is uploaded to present jCrop for …



Some Easy Javascript Dumps

From time to we all need to debug javascript, and nothing works better than dumping our variables to see the contents. There are several tools out there to help but I recently came across another pretty cool script: prettyPrint. prettyPrint creates a cfdump like grid to dump out the contents …