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Firebug 1.2 vs Firefox 2 : Fixing the 'console is not defined' error

Getting some ‘console is not defined‘ errors in Firefox 2 with Firebug 1.2.0? Don’t worry, as it turns out that’s by design. The trick is to issue a window.loadFirebugConsole(); in your Javascript before using the console. Thanks for mentioning it … Continue reading

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How to find the original Flickr Photo URL and User from a Static Flickr Image URL/Permalink (My priceless Flickr Tip)

Got a link like //farm3.static.flickr.com/2085/2177060015_258bcfaff9_m.jpg and want to find out which user posted it, more images by that user, see the full-size version, etc? Seek no longer, the answer is very simple!

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My Google Test

About half an hour ago I created a new post here on Bram.us entitled 098f6bcd4621d373cade4e832627b4f6 (FYI: that’s the MD5 of “test”). Main reason was to see how high Google would rank me. Secondary reason was to see how long it … Continue reading

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My inc.functions.php – Part 4 : Unshifting elements on an array and preserving keys

The fourth part of this series of handy little PHP functions only contains a little tip when one needs to add an element to the beginning of an array (viz. prepend, unshift) but has to preserve the (numerical) keys.

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My Quest: In search of the ultimate windows Twitter client

After having tried nearly every Windows Twitter Client, only Twitterlicious comes close to Twitteriffic. It’s a great app, but I found myself restarting the program every 2 hours, as it sometimes would just hang. So the quest continued …

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His priceless Mac-Windows2003-Samba tip : fixing "The alias could not be opened, because the original item cannot be found."-error

Although it’s been a while since I’ve found a method to fixing the issue but a recent post on the students forum ict-blue (which I co-administered during my studies) popped this one of the stack of “tips and tricks”. What … Continue reading

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My Musical DOTD : Okkervil River

Thanks to this post over at DoCopenhagen I made a nice musical discovery just a few minutes ago: Okkervil River. Be sure to check their website to hear some tunes, watch some movies and (especially for the geeks) check out … Continue reading

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My DOTD : MS SQL Check for empty String

As a MySQL adept, it’s quite a change to query an MS SQL Server. Today I wanted to select all items from a table where a field wasn’t an empty string (really empty string as in ”, not as in … Continue reading

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My DOTD : MS SQL vs. PHP : 4096 is the (default) limit

Small tip: when getting data from a MS SQL Database through PHP you’ll notice that your data gets chopped. First thought that the datatypes of the fields weren’t sufficient enough to hold the data, but the text datatype can hold … Continue reading

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My DOTD : Duplicating/Copying rows/records with (My)SQL

Ever ran into a situation where you had to copy quite a few records within the same table? Last week I ran into such a situation for a webapp I’m writing. In the webapp one can manage groups of users. … Continue reading

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