Archive for the ‘Quick Tip’ category
Have you ever needed to test a client you were writing but didn’t want to setup or program an HTTP server? Ever worked with an Arduino Yún and wanted to make HTTP calls to a JSON service? Luckily, the nice people at Runcope run a service called httpbin. When you visit the site, you’ll see a list […]
I almost wasn’t going to post this tip but I am frequently amazed at the number of developers that frequently open up the the Chrome settings and manually clear their cache. On top of being a slow process each time you want to refresh, you are destroying your cache from every other page you visit […]
In preparation for new and exciting blog posts, I updated my Blog Bootstrap. It includes a structure that lets me quickly create a demo, with the latest libraries, without getting hung up on getting setup. https://github.com/ibjhb/ja.mesbrown.com-Bootstrap This is a non-require.js version. I probably will add a require.js version here in the future. What do you […]
Ever need to setup a Tuckey urlrewrite rule to detect if a query string exists? You can use the below snippet to append the query string and issue a permanent redirect. Note the difference in the ‘operator’ property of the ‘condition’ tag. After implementing this into your ruleset, the following: /find/ becomes /search/ and […]
Most developers hate doing this but Microsoft has made it slightly easier with Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Images. They have created virtual machines running IE6, IE7, IE8 & IE9 that you can download and run legally. You can download the images from Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11575
If you need to check which version of jQuery you are running (think Firebug or possibly), you can check the version using the following: or use the shortcut Also, if you are loading multiple versions of jQuery on your page and need to verify, you can also use the property:
When passing arguments, a single hashMap is MUCH easier to deal with than a list of arguments.