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A little bundle of possibilities….

Ok so I might be a bit slow but after wandering around and looking at various ‘lite’ web servers, I had settled with Nginx, or Lighttpd. But! after accidentally typing ‘httpd’ at the command line of my PogoPlug, I found … Continue reading

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jQuery connections to YQL data

The team I’m mentoring/training at the FT are going to be transferring from Flash/ActionScript to HTML5 JavaScript CSS3. So here are some of the code examples I’ve given them for usage when connecting to remote data. Fro XML only and … Continue reading

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JavaScript: code snippet

note for self: a piece of code to enable me to write ‘console.log’ and not have IE get unhappy :/ // this creates the console object if it’s not present – most useful for IE7,8,9 if (! (“console” in window) || … Continue reading

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Google Chrome addons

found these two https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/cgjalgdhmbpaacnnejmodfinclbdgaci https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/ljgkhjkajfkphkgndbhokcoglecihaia really useful

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Pogoplug cont’d

So after a bit of a play, I found you can install Arch Linux and Debian Linux on this device. Not too sure about Arch Linux, probably because I’m more at home with Debian. Like the iPhone app also like … Continue reading

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Pogo Plug v2

So I’m playing with a Pogo Plug v2, the features that it comes with as standard are great. More on this as I continue to play with this great little device. As it only uses about 6 watts and has … Continue reading

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A javascript nugget..

I should say this is only for browsers and environments which support E4X ( so not IE7-8-9) So you import your xml in and then you want to use E4X to manipulate it but for some reason it just won’t … Continue reading

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sshfs to only way to go… !

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more YQL…

note for self when drilling down in data must use the correct xpath/path HTML == xpath XML == path Still very good technology like this, one idea is to use this for converting a .csv file on your own server … Continue reading

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Yahoo! YQL

YQL what a great piece of technology, thank you Yahoo! Such a great way to data scrap, I can think of a number of uses for this. One that sticks in my mind is scraping data and combining data to … Continue reading

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