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Monday: July 18, 2011

A handy tutorial regarding how to fix broken form label clicks on the iPad's version of Safari.A handy tutorial regarding how to fix broken form label clicks on the iPad's version of Safari.

Decided to post this here after reading a tweet from Dan Cederholm (of SimpleBits fame) and realizing this wasn't an issue isolated to me and me alone.  Backstory: I wrestled with this issue for a good amount of time on a recently completed project and then decided to just give up making it work. Now, with a little bit of jQuery fun you can have your forms lables working as they should on your beloved iPad (and I can check off an item on my bug list).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:02 PM | Tags (13) | tutorial | broken | form | click | apple | ipad | dancederholm | programming | jquery | javascript | labels | simplebits | dancederholm |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 15, 2011

Mashable reports that Coca-Cola will be giving away free Spotify subscriptions.Mashable reports that Coca-Cola will be giving away free Spotify subscriptions.

The company announced the program Friday morning via @DocPemberton, one of its Twitter accounts. The brand also directed fans on its Facebook Page to the feed, which is named after Coca-Cola’s inventor. The Twitter feed directs followers to this Spotify invite page. Coke announced on Thursday that it was a partner in Spotify’s U.S. launch.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 11:48 AM | Tags (7) | coca-cola | offer | free | spotify | subscriptions | advertising | mashable |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: May 10, 2010

Ten sites that every developer should have in their bookmarks file.Ten sites that every developer should have in their bookmarks file.

No matter what kind of development you do, at least three of these sites will be helpful to you in some kind of programming endeavor. I've just recently discovered the browser sandbox over at Spoon.net (though I'm a still little partial to IETester).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 1:49 PM | Tags (12) | developer | sites | bookmarks | coding | resources | helpful | testing | scripting | catswhocode | compression | css | browsers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: April 20, 2010

Seven things about JavaScript you wish you'd have known earlier in your career.Seven things about JavaScript you wish you'd have known earlier in your career.

As usual, another quality post from the folks over at Smashing Magazine. I have to admit that I'm guilty of still not knowing some of the tidbits contained in this article despite (for all intensive purposes) this being my career for quite some time. How irresponsible is that?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 12:59 PM | Tags (9) | arrays | code | javascript | programming | shortcuts | shortening | smashing | things | tidbits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: April 6, 2010

A collection of three handy SQL Server cheat sheets just for you.A collection of three handy SQL Server cheat sheets just for you.

Do you have the the honor, no privilege, of working with SQL Server implementations for the better part of your work day? If you answered yes, then this post should come very handy. Print em up, tape to wall, continue on with your query, execute and enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 6:45 AM | Tags (9) | cheat | database | execute | programming | query | scripting | server | sheets | sql |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 1, 2010

Want some insight as to what the TRON sequel will actually be about?Want some insight as to what the TRON sequel will actually be about?

This review lets loose a ton of details about the overall plot of the movie from an early draft script (may not be final version) so those who don't want the movie spoiled for them best move their light cycle right along. The film is scheduled to hit theaters sometime in December.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:31 AM | Tags (9) | bluesky | disney | draft | leak | legacy | plot | script | sequel | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 19, 2010

Microsoft looking to give cable companies some competition via Xbox 360.Microsoft looking to give cable companies some competition via Xbox 360.

Whitten said Microsoft wanted to be a bigger player in television and film viewing. He declined to comment on the conversations with Disney but said more than once that 'there's going to be a ton of experimentation around business models and rights.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 6:44 AM | Tags (11) | 360 | cable | channels | consoles | gaming | microsoft | subscriptions | television | videogames | videos | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 30, 2009

Ghostbusters 3 on track for a 2011 release according to Harold Ramis.Ghostbusters 3 on track for a 2011 release according to Harold Ramis.

We’ll introduce some new young Ghostbusters, and all the old guys will be in it, too. Think Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future ... GB3 is progressing with plans to shoot next summer and release in 2011.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:44 PM | Tags (7) | 2011 | ghostbusters | ghosts | movies | release | script | sequel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 3, 2009

Apple trying to pitch iTunes subscriptions to television networks.Apple trying to pitch iTunes subscriptions to television networks.

...Apple is pitching a monthly subscription service to the TV networks, an iTunes-based alternative to cable packages that would cost about $30 per month.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:38 AM | Tags (8) | apple | cable | itunes | networks | packages | service | subscription | television |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 14, 2009

Seven things I wish I had known about jQuery.Seven things I wish I had known about jQuery.

A great writeup with a list of jQuery tips and tricks ranging from chainability to callback functions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:45 AM | Tags (6) | jquery | programming | web | development | designers | javascript |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

Twenty-five excellent tips for improving your jQuery skills.Twenty-five excellent tips for improving your jQuery skills.

A good list of tips with some valuable resources for anyone looking to hone in on their jQuery skills. I'll be adding these cheat sheets to the office wall at some point today.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 7:58 AM | Tags (6) | jquery | javascript | programming | development | web | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 22, 2009

A nifty tutorial on how to get Google Analytics to stop tracking your own visits.A nifty tutorial on how to get Google Analytics to stop tracking your own visits.

This should be quite handy for my fellow web development nerds out there who happen to rely on Google Analytics. I'm expecting GLM's traffic to decrease heavily once I stop visiting it regularly.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:36 AM | Tags (6) | google | analytics | developers | designers | javascript | onload |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Yes, it's quite possible to make an NES emulator with JavaScript.Yes, it's quite possible to make an NES emulator with JavaScript.

Enjoy the emulator while you can because Nintendo probably isn't going to be a fan of this little baby. Anyone know if this works on the Wii's Internet Channel? That would be like something out of The Twilight Zone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 4:34 PM | Tags (6) | emulators | gaming | javascript | nes | nintendo | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Google would really like to start receiving micropayments from you for select content.Google would really like to start receiving micropayments from you for select content.

The system could allow consumers to buy a package subscription to several publications and then pay for other stories on an a la carte basis.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 4:04 PM | Tags (9) | alacarte | checkout | google | micropayments | news | packages | publications | service | subscriptions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

New wave of SQL injection attacks carrying venemous JavaScript along for the ride.New wave of SQL injection attacks carrying venemous JavaScript along for the ride.

Once infected, the sites deliver <IFRAME> code to their users that starts the download of executable binary code, and apparently even launches that code.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 9:59 PM | Tags (6) | security | sql | injection | javascript | malicious | vulnerablility |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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