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  • This is for designers who are going to be working with Rails and is intended to give them a good starting point to jump into work with a Rails developer. This is all introductory material. As such, I cover some basics (MVC, locations of files) and move fr
  • More than one year has passed from the first version of Nifty Corners. While it was more of a proof of concept, and the second version presented some big improvements, there was still something missing. So here I present Nifty Corners Cube, that are simpl
  • MT Blogroll provides users and authors within Movable Type the ability to maintain a list of links in a blogroll. Through a simple to use user interface, and a few template tags you can publish these lists in a snap. For each item, MT Blogroll keeps track

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  • Use this easy step by step instruction on putting the parts together to build your own lightsaber unit. It requires no soldering, gluing or anything other than the following parts and everything is in the plumbing area of Home Depot: Pop-up Basin Drain (1

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OS X Universal Access Rocks

Oh, I just figured out the Universal Access on the Mac. To zoom in hold down the Apple Key, Option Key and press =+ Key. To zoom out press and hold the Apple Key, Option Key and press -_ Key. That easy.

If you want to see all the options or configure the settings, goto the Apple logo in the upper left corner and click, then in the drop down menu click "System Preferences". A new window should appear with a bunch of icons, click on "Universal Access" then check the "Enable access for assistive devices"

And for a little Windows comparrison. You can use the Accessiblity Options little magnification of a line of text, inadequate according to my visually imaired sister. Or you could purchase ZoomText for the low sale price of $509.

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  • The parser that we are using for aggregation reevoogregation of hReviews is now open for public use. It started off as an hReview 0.2 parser, but the dependence of hReview on some other microformats led it to grow several more features. hReview 0.3 added
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  • Japanese maples are ideal deciduous trees for creating beautiful bonsai. Using a method called air layering, it is very easy to make a branch sprout roots that will support it after separation from the tree. By selecting a nicely shaped branch, you can st
  • Gullery is a simple photo gallery built with Ruby on Rails. It works well for a personal portfolio or small photo gallery.
  • MenuMeters is a set of CPU, memory, disk, and network monitoring tools for MacOS X. Although there are numerous other programs which do the same thing, none had quite the feature set I was looking for. Most were windows that sat in a corner or on the desk

links for 2006-03-08

  • I wanted the ability to be able to add tags to content without needing to define the tags in advance - kind of like Flickr where you just type your tags in. This turned out to be pretty easy using Rails' "Has and Belongs To Many" (HaBTM) relationships, bu
  • Make your digital images more convincing and lifelike with just a handful of gradients and custom shadows. Once you’re done, your pictures will look like real photo prints, you’d swear they popped out of the screen.

links for 2006-03-07

  • Mollio is a simple set of html/css templates. The aim was to create a set of page templates that use css for layout aswell as some sample basic content which has also had some css applied.

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  • Rails model files contain no information on the tables they represent. This is a good thing in general, because it reduces duplication—add a column to a table, and there’s no configuration to update in the model.
  • Aside from its immorality and its illegality, says Herrington, torture is simply "not a good way to get information." In his experience, nine out of 10 people can be persuaded to talk with no "stress methods" at all, let alone cruel and unusual ones. Aske

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