Blog Archive for November 24, 2009


November 24, 2009

Redis is a new key-value/noSql type datastore. There are client libraries in lots of languages, including Java and Python.

The author of this blog used it for loading data in from a CSV in one python console, whilst running queries on the half imported data set from another. Nice ...

Firebug and Javascript

November 24, 2009

Firebug allows you to run live javascript against the page. In my case, the website I was playing with already had jQuery included, so I could make use of the jQuery library.

In Firebug, enable the Console by clicking the down arrow to the right of the Console option.
If ...

eBook: jQuery Enlightenment

November 24, 2009

I asked work to buy me a copy of the jQuery Enlightenment ebook. The book is the reference that the author wanted to have whilst he was working with jQuery, and it's excellent. Highly recommended.

Key Chapters:

  • Core JQuery
  • Selecting
  • Traversing
  • Manipulation
  • HTML Forms
  • Events
  • jQuery and the Web ...

Tags: jquery ebook

Full Screen Website in IPhone

November 24, 2009

There's a meta header you can set in your HTML to indicate whether a web site should run in full screen mode when running on an iphone.

<meta name="apple-mobile-web-app-capable" content="yes">

The documentation says:

If content is set to yes, the web application runs in full-screen mode; otherwise ...