Javascript JSON Parsing with SQL

I've been playing with JSON a bit lately and it seems there's not a lot of options for searching JSON such as the way xpath can search XML. Since there aren't any slick libraries out there I have been thinking on possibilities of creating such. Would it be slick to …



Microsoft += Microsoft--;

A couple things I would like to share. While I'm not having a change of heart I would like to say I've reevaluated my perspective towards Microsoft. Lately I've tried to reorganize my work flow to adapt to my "environment". At my desk sites a Vista machine and an Ubuntu …



Finally! JQuery Plotting - Flot

I was waiting on the day when jQuery would have a plotting plugin. Wait no longer! Flot is now on the scene. With the easy jQuery syntax I'm sure it will win the hearts of plotting programmers everywhere: $.plot($("#placeholder"), data, options); Now I just need to find somewhere to …



Submitting Forms with No Action

Not sure if many people have discovered that you can actually submit forms with a blank action attribute. What this will do is submit to the same page(url variables and all). This is very useful if you're a copy paste coder or need the flexibility of renaming files and …



Variable Columns with CSS

Nearly every website these days have columns. Since we have grown out of the old table days and into this new era of CSS we tend to over think certain things like how to create two columns side by side which can vary in height, but still appear to be …



Impromptu 1.2 - Important Update

If you're using an earlier version of Impromptu you should look at downloading this new version(it should be backwards compatible unless you've made changes). Previously Impromptu worked great in all browsers except IE6. Why IE6? Because of its lack of support for position: fixed; After beating my head on …



CF_SQL_DECIMAL Rounding

Unfortunately I had to learn the hard way about the CF_SQL_DECIMAL option of cfqueryparam rounding my decimals off in SQL. I had used it for inserting, then after a while noticed my decimal places were being rounded (3.50 rounds to 4.00) in the database. Come to find out …



gOS - More Ubuntu's

I just stumbled across gOS, an Ubuntu distribution revolving around Google products. The gPC is now available through Wal-Mart for $200. If Linux wants publicity and a larger user group this could be it's ticket to the top. At first glance I like what I see, however I haven't tried …



Impromptu 1.1 Now Available

Impromptu 1.1 is now available(since sunday, sorry for the delayed post). Everything works ok for me, but I don't count for everyone, so if you see any issues please let me know. That being said if you need the previous working version(1.0) for the time being …



Any Requests for Impromptu 1.1?

It almost time. I will be releasing the next version of jQuery Impromptu soon! (Probably Sunday or Monday) Among the next additions will be the following: "Smart" iframe to cover elements that bleed through the fade(ie6, flash, applets) "loadComplete" as a function to execute when the prompt has finished …