Category Archives: Web development & design

Tidhr Reader

My team made Tidhr Reader as our entry in Node Knockout 2013. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Running web apps in Google Chrome App mode

Are you running a lot of web apps in Google Chrome? You can start them in a app mode. …\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe –new-window –app=https://www.google.com/calendar/ On Windows 7 I just copied Google Chrome icon on the desktop and edited properties to have these … Continue reading

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PowerShell is just awesome

I’ve known for a while that PowerShell is useful but I never got myself to take that two hours to learn to actually use it. Today I did just that. And it’s simply awesome! Tasks like reading a remote RSS … Continue reading

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Setting up HTTP server on Windows with Node.js

Some years ago I dreamed about running JavaScript applications on Windows systems as easy as it was on Linux. It seems the future is here. Today it’s really easy to setup Node.js and install NPM apps on Windows systems. Here’s … Continue reading

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NKO 2012 — two days left!

I am participating in NKO once more this year. We have a four member team and we’re planning to make a website with some hopefully interesting features. I hope we get the first version of the site up before Saturday … Continue reading

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PHP’s json_decode behaving badly

Funny thing with PHP’s json_decode… $ php <?php echo var_export(json_decode(“true “, true), true) ?> NULL (Press ctrl-d after you write “?>”.) The same using node.js: $ node > JSON.parse(“true “) true > exit Of course it could be argued that … Continue reading

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CSS Anti Spam Trick with content attribute

Some time ago I stumbled upon a simple way to add email addresses on web pages – that are not easy to read by bots – using only CSS. First you add new class .email with your domain into your style sheet: .email:after … Continue reading

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Join my team at Node Knockout

I am setting up a team for Node Knockout. It is a contest where teams are creating a web application with Node.js in 48 hours starting August 27. For us this will be a hobby project: having fun and learning … Continue reading

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I joined Twitter

You can now follow me on Twitter, @jheusala. Too bad my full name was too long. I had to cut hyphen from it. :-) Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Tweet … Continue reading

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Sendanor.com

We are starting a new kind of web service platform for websites and applications all alike. Our mission is to make installing, building and maintaining web applications as easy as it should be for any user (advanced or not) no … Continue reading

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