An Attempt to Find Focus

As you may have read from an earlier post I have been searching for a nice solution to figuring out which element currently has focus. Reason being is that it would be nice to detect if any element within Impromptu has focus, if not focus Impromptu. This way it keeps …



JsonSQL Ported to PHP

Thanks to Harry over at Code Bus we now have a PHP version of JsonSQL. For those not familiar with JsonSQL, it allows you to use basic SQL syntax to parse json. Supported syntax includes selects, order by, where, and limit and allows you to apply conditions on objects of …



Javascript: Finding the Focused Element

Lately I've run into a brick wall. While working on the new version of Impromptu, I've had many requests to restrict the tab out of the prompt. Problem is how do you determine which element has focus without some ugly hacks like adding a class name to the element on …



Why Not To Use Sudo Graphically

I wasn't aware myself there were issues with using sudo when using graphical applications, however a commenter refered me to an artical on Running Sudo Graphically. After reading over the article it's points seem to be pretty clear, that when you use a command like: sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources …



Shad Belcher Declares MAPO

With the new arrival of Open Blue Dragon, we may now have some new server environment combinations. Over at Shad Belcher's blog he has now declared(christened as far as I'm aware) MAPO (Mac, Apache, Postgres, Open Blue Dragon). As big of a ColdFusion fan as I am I can't …



Google Tech Talks: jQuery

I realize this video is over a month old, but hey, it covers some good material with jQuery. Not to mention the kid presenting is 12 years old. Definitely worth watching!



Land In Bucksville Oaks - Conway, SC

A little off topic I know, but you never know if anyone is looking to relocate. My brother-in-law and I currently own two lots in Bucksville Oaks in beautiful Conway, SC. Bucksville Oaks is a brand new housing community located about 15 minutes from the vacation hot spot Myrtle Beach …



ColorPix In Ubuntu

I just thought I'd share that one of my common design tools is ColorPix which does nothing more than give the hex and rgb colors for whatever your mouse is currently hovering over. There are other similar tools out there, but about a year ago I got attached to it …



Ubuntu Needs a Kick-Start Program

For the average Joe very little is pre configured for everyday needs like Java, Flash, mp3 codecs.. It is understandable that some of these can't be installed by default for legal reasons, but why isn't there a "Kick-Start" program on a users first login to set up all these common …



Localhost Subdomains on Ubuntu

While constantly doing websites I find myself always needing to work from the root web address. The problem is there is only one localhost. Well we can always create subdomains off of localhost in Ubuntu and Apache very easily(I'm sure other linux distro's are very similar to do as …