Category Archives: Programming

Code examples and answers to some real-life problems I’ve run into while coding.

Lightbox and WordPress- The Easy Way

I recently wrote an article on BloggerSkills.com on how to better utilize the Lightbox functions within a WordPress blog. No more manually typing rel=”lightbox” attributes! read more | digg story

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Getting Loopy – Nested Javascript Loops

Complex loops with Javascript can get tricky. Double-nested loops, dynamic field names, and all kinds of other things can leave a programmers head spinning. Let’s get Loopy and tackle this in a nice programatical manner. Recently presented with a form … Continue reading

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Problematic SQL Sorting

Sometimes, all you want to do is a simple ORDER BY, but it just doesn’t work. SQL has some quirks when trying to sort “text” numbers, especially when they are decimal numbers. Consider the following Database table, myTable: Code  varchar(5)  | Descr … Continue reading

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Is it Time to Abandon 800×600?

Yesterday, May 15th 2006, Yahoo! Inc. released a link in their blog to a preview page of their new layout which perhaps may set the standard in pushing away from developing for 800×600 resolution. It will not fit without horizontal … Continue reading

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Microsoft.com Goes Valid

Hell must have frozen over sometime in the past month or so. With the newest rendition of the Microsoft.com Home Page, the markup actually passes W3 validation for HTML 4.01 transitional. Further noteworthy, is that there are accessibility features in … Continue reading

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Classic ASP and AJAX

There aren’t many tutorials on the web for Classic ASP and AJAX interfaces. Classic ASP is just about fazed out at most companies, but there are still plenty of legacy applications that use it. There is a lot of confusion … Continue reading

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