Posts Categorized: Development

Geo De Vlamynck redesigned

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Today, I redesigned the small Geo De Vlamynck website, one of my very first designed website (i was not earning a living out of it at the time). I had to do this because with the theft of my laptop in january, i lost all the flash source files. So i only kept the one… Read more »

bbclone and cakePHP

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If, like me, you are looking to integrate bbclone within an web application developed using the cakephp framework, here is the rundown. It may save you from having to search through the whole thing yourself. go into the webroot directory, open the index.php, and add the tracking code in it, on top of the file,… Read more »

PHP detect date ranges in a series of dates

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I needed to display a list of dates by collating dates that are next to each other into “date ranges”. If the dates are siblings (next to each other, like today, yesterday and the day before yesterday), put the startdate-enddate and then put following dates, if they stand alone, separated with commas, or as other… Read more »

AMFPHP – Flash remoting for PHP

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Flash remoting for PHP: A responsive Client-Server Architecture for the Web Opensource flash remoting gateway, giving a programming API freeing the coder from data serialization. Useful for upcoming RIA i’ll be developing. From the site: “AMFPHP is an open-source Flash Remoting gateway. It’s fast, reliable, 100% free and open-source. Flash Remoting is a technology built… Read more »

javascript/css: switch body background image

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A friend asked me today to fix an ugly javascript code intended to detect the screenwidth and according to the available width, switch the background image. this is what i came up with: [JS] // javascript background switcher by pixeline function switchBckgrndImg(){ document.body.style.backgroundImage=””; // THIS BIT DETECTS THE AVAILABLE SCREEN SPACE AND ORIGINATES FROM http://www.quirksmode.org/viewport/compatibility.html… Read more »

 

the spirit.

The fundamental failure of most graphic, product, architectural, and even urban design is its insistence on serving the God of Looking-Good rather than the God of Being-Good. Richard Saul Wurman