Monthly Archives: July 2011

Setting the PATH correctly for ZSH in Mac OSX

I was setting up my MySQL server in my Mac OSX as instructed in their website. As one of the instructions, I have to set theĀ /usr/local/mysql/bin to my PATH. So I went ahead and wrote it in my ~/.bash_profile In

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Create a native IPhone/Ipad Mobile App with Ruby from Scratch, Or Android, Or WP7 Or..

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I have been wanting to write a mobile app, but learning each platform could potentially eat so much of my free time. I have looked at different alternatives like PhoneGap, Corona SDK and Titanium. But each one just doesn’t fit

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Insert a new Row in Excel using Keyboard

Im doing a very repetitive task in excel today so I thought of perhaps finding a shortcut key for it in Google. So I found this But it is inefficient, until I looked down further, and found this interesting comment,

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Bouncing a Ball with HTML 5, a Primer for a Slingshot game

Im still reading the book The Essential Guide to HTML5. Now It is teaching how to bounce a ball. Unfortunately, I did not like its solution of a bouncing ball, so I looked around for a better solution, I saw

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Drawing and Moving an Image with HTML 5

This is a continuation of my journey of learning HTML 5 from the book The Essential Guide to HTML5: Using Games to learn HTML5 and JavaScript Now I am on chapter 2, Drawing a Bouncing Ball. I want to write

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Drawing a Gradient with HTML 5

This is a continuation of my journey of learning HTML 5 from the book The Essential Guide to HTML5: Using Games to learn HTML5 and JavaScript Now I want to write the new thing I learned. Drawing gradients. To draw

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New Form Validation Feature of HTML 5

This is a continuation of my journey of learning HTML 5 from the book The Essential Guide to HTML5: Using Games to learn HTML5 and JavaScript I like the book so far, it is certainly fun to learn through games.

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The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development

The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development [BUSY CODERS GT ANDROID DEVELOP] Many months ago, I bought these set of books from Commonsware. It is because I find the Android tutorial lack some readability. And I found this mentioned in

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HTML5: Redrawing the Canvas

In our previous post Drawing a Dice in an HTML5 canvas, I wrote about how to draw a square and 6 filled circles inside it. This is the continuation of that blog post, but now we want to clear the

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Javascript Number Validator

I needed this functionality but almost all the ones I found in the net have some weakness which prompted me to write this code. Maybe some people will it need too so here it is. Javascript, using GeSHi 1.0.8.8 IsNumeric:function(value){

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