Category Archives: programming

Fixing the Terrible: Turning an SVN Branch into a GIT Repository

Long ago, someone, for some reason, thought it was a good idea to use branches in SVN as if they were repositories, so one repository contained many different branches each branch being its own completely independent project. When we moved … Continue reading

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Netflix Autoplay Bookmarklet – With Multiple Season Support!

Not content to leave well enough alone, I was hacking on my bookmarklet some more. It can now handle crossing between seasons. There is also a bit less guessing going on now, so I am more confident in it. For … Continue reading

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Netflix Autoplay Bookmarklet!

I have updated this plugin, please use the new BETTER version – Click Here Netflix is awesome, most of the time the fact that I have to click the “Play next episode” button does not bother me, usually I am … Continue reading

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I don’t GIT rebase.

I switched my team over to GIT about a month ago. For the most part it has been ok, a few small problems here and there, a lot of learning. We ran into a situation that caused us quite a … Continue reading

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Cascading form require/validation

I ran into an interesting problem recently dealing with some complicated form validation. The issue was that we had several forms with fields that were required or optional based on if other inputs were filled out, with the requirements falling … Continue reading

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Duplicate IDs are baaaaaaaaaaaaaaad

If you are not already very aware, duplicate IDs in your markup are a very bad thing. Now, technically they will work fine in CSS, and can possibly even make it faster, BUT they WILL break your javascript. Basically when you have multiple elements with the same ID what the browser will do is unpredictable…Here is my solution to that problem. Continue reading

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Updates to my pub/sub

I have updated my pub/sub plugin.  The two changes are: It now uses the full words, publish, subscribe, and unsubscribe – this change was because with 1.5, jQuery now has a sub method which I do not want to overwrite. … Continue reading

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Got to hang out at Google for dayofjs

I got to go to the dayofjs conference (thanks MJG!) Not only was the conference really interesting, but I also got to hang out at Google which was cool. So, I snapped a few pics, as one does. This is … Continue reading

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Unit testing jQuery w/ QUnit

So, like most developers I love having unit test, but I hate writing them. Really figuring out the best way to write them and have them work well, is a pain in the ass, and that is what I hate. … Continue reading

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Playing with CSS hooks

So, I wanted to give the new CSS hooks in jQuery a try. Unfortunately, the usually well documented jQuery has this as the total documentation on the hooks: As of version 1.4.3, jQuery’s CSS module was rewritten to provide a … Continue reading

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