Monthly Archives: May 2013

Annotations with Meaning

Background There are some annotations which exist not to directly offer functionality but as a helper for the developer and for the developers which follow. There are some annotations which should exist, but have yet to reach the public eye.

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JSP’s Date Converter – Yesterday’s Today’s Problem

Strange Days Indeed We ran into a strange problem that had crept by us undetected due to the overlapping effects of two only partially-connected issues. The requirements were fairly basic – display a list of items, along with a starting

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The Demise of Flash

Introduction Abobe’s Flash has been the dominate force for dynamic graphics, sounds and interactivity on the web for a very long time. The end of its reign, and the dawning of the HTML5 age, would appear to be nigh however

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HTML5 – Introduction to Canvas and Javascript

Introduction This article is focused at developers who already know what the HTML5 canvas tag is all about, but would like to learn how to use it. Some familiarity with Javascript will assist, but I’ll explain everything from basic principles

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Let’s not pretend here. I just needed a post to fill in the recent post boxes widget. We’ll try be, above all, practical here.

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