Adventures In Myanmar (Burma)

Adventures In Myanmar (Burma)

While taking a nice long vacation wasn’t a spur of the moment decision, picking Myanmar as the destination was certainly a quick choice.  Some friends of friends had just come back from a trip and were talking about it being an absolutely amazing place and that was enough for Jess…
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Grouplove - Ways to Go Has An Absolutely Epic Music Video

Grouplove – Ways to Go Has An Absolutely Epic Music Video

Who says Internet killed the video star? It’s been so long since an indie group has come out with an absolutely brilliant music video. ENJOY!
Mobile App Testing Getting Easier

Mobile App Testing Getting Easier

It’s amazing how much steam mobile has picked up in just the past 3 years. Thanks partially to Samsung’s dominance opposite iOS, the mobile testing scene has evened out significantly. Most phones have become standardized on Samsung’s base hardware, thanks to the Korean manufacturer’s cornering of the component market – Yat Siu, CEO, Outblaze The…

Setting SVN Ignore On Multiple Files That Don’t Match A Pattern

While it’s relatively easy to set the svn ignore property for multiple files which match a pattern, it definitely becomes more cumbersome when you have a lot of files that aren’t easily taken care of with a specific pattern. Managing an assortment of files to ignore that aren’t easily captured with wildcards can become extremely…

Highlighting Image Tags With No Specified Dimensions

Sometimes while rapidly deploying a site we get a little lazy with markup. One of those things is when it comes down to images. I might just need an image placeholder for a product page for example, where I’m not sure what size image we will be going for. I have to stick something on…

Faster Responses For Mobile Touch Events

When doing web development for mobile devices, it’s important to optimize all your code for the minimally powered devices (when compared to desktop computers). A lot of developers get lazy when it comes to JavaScript events, especially for sites that you assume will get visitors that are on both full powered computers as well as…

Making Symlinks Work With Eclipse And Subversion

So while working on a project at work, I was experimenting with committing a symbolic link (symlink) for a folder that was contained in my project into Subversion. While the symlink gets marked with the svn:special (More Info) property when committing and works properly for all intents and purposes, the problem I encountered was working…