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It is? But your previous post says ... 3,355 Views / 14 Replies  
It is? But your previous post says



Have I read wrong or is that not stuff polluting your HTML?
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on May 27, 2007 at 06:27 AM, in Developer Center
Well, yes, it possible to do this with purely web... 756 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, yes, it possible to do this with purely web technologies. The question you have to ask yourself is if it's worth it to go through so many hoops to display something that would be far easier to...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on May 26, 2007 at 06:44 PM, in Developer Center
Well, picture it. You write your page as nature... 3,355 Views / 14 Replies  
Well, picture it. You write your page as nature intended it. You put the <object> tag in your HTML where you want it and it works fine in all browsers. The only problem is the unfortunate workarounds...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on May 26, 2007 at 06:36 PM, in Developer Center
Sounds like there's an error in your makeRequest... 594 Views / 7 Replies  
Sounds like there's an error in your makeRequest function. Is it supposed to be getElementById in the argument rather than document.getElementById?
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Jan 15, 2007 at 02:48 PM, in Developer Center
Same :) 1,805 Views / 55 Replies  
Same :)
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Nov 1, 2006 at 06:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, as long as it's valid, well-formed XML,... 1,143 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, as long as it's valid, well-formed XML, responseXML should work. Do you have an example of what you're returning as your XML?
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 12, 2006 at 06:54 PM, in Developer Center
:lol: Well said. 872 Views / 6 Replies  
:lol: Well said.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on May 9, 2006 at 02:42 PM, in Developer Center
I was just about to post the exact same thing,... 1,196 Views / 46 Replies  
I was just about to post the exact same thing, but you beat me to it.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on May 6, 2006 at 08:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, it is javascript - it seems (after a very... 704 Views / 5 Replies  
Yeah, it is javascript - it seems (after a very quick glance) like they nicked the stuff I did with them for widgetmachine.com.

If it was anyone else that'd done that, I'd be pretty annoyed.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on May 5, 2006 at 10:27 AM, in Developer Center
Yeah, Safari will put the carat back to where it... 630 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, Safari will put the carat back to where it was when the text area lost its focus.

Something like:


function focusToEnd() {
var to_focus = document.getElementById("id_of_textarea");
...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Mar 20, 2006 at 07:21 AM, in Developer Center
The video is here... 1,940 Views / 69 Replies  
The video is here (mms://wmscnn.stream.aol.com/cnn/us/2006/03/02/noyes.ca.dog.bloodsport.kgo.ws.wmv). It's an mms:// link so it'll open it straight in window media player if you have it installed.
...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Mar 4, 2006 at 07:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They're probably using mod_rewrite... 723 Views / 7 Replies  
They're probably using mod_rewrite (http://www.sitepoint.com/article/guide-url-rewriting) or scripting it in themselves (http://www.zend.com/zend/spotlight/searchengine.php), or maybe even just using...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Mar 4, 2006 at 06:40 AM, in Developer Center
XMLHttpRequest works fine for what you want to do... 2,694 Views / 8 Replies  
XMLHttpRequest works fine for what you want to do from the Dashboard environment. You could use curl of course - in fact, it'd probably be nicer for what you want to do as it would just be one step...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Feb 10, 2006 at 10:33 AM, in Developer Center
One way could be to pull in the page using... 2,694 Views / 8 Replies  
One way could be to pull in the page using XMLHttpRequest and saving the responseText to a local file, the setting the source of the iframe to that. Otherwise it can get messy setting the innerHTML...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Feb 9, 2006 at 02:53 PM, in Developer Center
Make sure you have ... 2,694 Views / 8 Replies  
Make sure you have


<key>AllowNetworkAccess</key>
<true />


set in your Info.plist. Also, I'm not sure why you're doing the return 0, but it shouldn't make too much of a difference :)
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Feb 7, 2006 at 04:54 PM, in Developer Center
Whoa, even weirder: ... 835 Views / 17 Replies  
Whoa, even weirder:

http://www.vanillasoap.com/ohbe/nick_na.jpeg

Just seen it in this (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=284920) thread.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Feb 7, 2006 at 04:43 PM, in Feedback
Well, I just got it to build fine, now I'm going... 1,802 Views / 20 Replies  
Well, I just got it to build fine, now I'm going to play around with it. Just note that it fails miserably with gcc 4, so use `sudo gcc_select 3.3' before compiling it.

Edit: Ah, just seen this...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Feb 6, 2006 at 06:07 PM, in Mac OS X
IE is the only browser to understand the... 1,236 Views / 23 Replies  
IE is the only browser to understand the condition put there ([if lt IE 7]) so the script wont be included in any other browser as it's just an HTML comment to them, not something to actually do.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Feb 4, 2006 at 10:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, if you're only going for gecko support you... 765 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, if you're only going for gecko support you could take a look at -moz-border-radius
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Jan 12, 2006 at 08:04 AM, in Developer Center
No, it uses Opera 8.... 963 Views / 11 Replies  
No, it uses Opera 8. http://europe.nokia.com/nokia/0,,75023,00.html

Edit: I really should've refreshed and seen Judge_Fire's post before posting...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Jan 8, 2006 at 06:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Salty. You really need to grow up a wee bit. This... 2,777 Views / 160 Replies  
Salty. You really need to grow up a wee bit. This is an appalling response for someone who believes themselves to be a cut above the rest of us morally (presumably, since you want to be a pastor).
...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Jan 8, 2006 at 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:lol: (http://beardedninja.rubberfeet.org) <--... 1,159 Views / 20 Replies  
:lol: (http://beardedninja.rubberfeet.org) <-- clickety click, Mr. Sherry.

Hornet, the game looks mint :)
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Dec 22, 2005 at 03:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Excellent! I don't know how I missed this thread... 489 Views / 6 Replies  
Excellent! I don't know how I missed this thread the first time round, but this will come in very handy :)

If you need a hand with anything, or just some complex scripts to throw at it to see how...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Nov 30, 2005 at 04:48 AM, in Developer Center
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=244983 ... 834 Views / 17 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=244983

Interesting that the article linked to the first time says he was 26, but this one says 31 :/

Oh, cool sig Zimph.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Nov 20, 2005 at 03:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Instead of loading it into a div, why not just... 960 Views / 11 Replies  
Instead of loading it into a div, why not just check the scrollHeight/Width of the <body> in the iframe?
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Nov 10, 2005 at 03:29 AM, in Developer Center
If you enable the debug menu in Safari you can... 675 Views / 9 Replies  
If you enable the debug menu in Safari you can choose the user agent string for it to send. Quit safari then paste this into terminal.app:

defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeDebugMenu 1

and...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Nov 6, 2005 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
For what it's worth:... 956 Views / 11 Replies  
For what it's worth: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=274159

And the address for macnn support is quite telling ;)
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Nov 5, 2005 at 07:22 PM, in Developer Center
Ah, well there's the problem. Safari is just... 702 Views / 15 Replies  
Ah, well there's the problem. Safari is just opening it as a file and not through the web server. Open it using http://localhost/pmwiki.php rather than file:///Users/chabig/wherever

And yeah, you...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 7, 2005 at 09:37 AM, in Developer Center
4? I thought you just had to uncomment the... 702 Views / 15 Replies  
4? I thought you just had to uncomment the following lines:

LoadModule php4_module libexec/httpd/libphp4.so

and

AddModule mod_php4.c

Chabig: Have you restarted Apache? `sudo...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 7, 2005 at 05:19 AM, in Developer Center
Scotlad, two things: • It's iPod, not I-pod... 1,676 Views / 57 Replies  
Scotlad, two things:

• It's iPod, not I-pod (pet hate of mine, sorry).
• You can run a flavour of Linux or BSD on your PC if you hate Windows that much. Not quite as good as OS X, but still...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 6, 2005 at 07:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
MAC == Media Access Control, Mac == Macintosh. ... 848 Views / 4 Replies  
MAC == Media Access Control, Mac == Macintosh.

Where is Safari failing? It has pretty good JS support, so 'Lack of JS abilities' may be a bit strong. Anyway, your alert works: "Are all product...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 6, 2005 at 07:34 AM, in Developer Center
My analogue electronics lecturer was called Dr.... 1,097 Views / 48 Replies  
My analogue electronics lecturer was called Dr. Love.

And a fellow under grad was called Richard Head. Poor guy.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 4, 2005 at 10:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I didn't mean I don't write stuff for IE... 1,661 Views / 11 Replies  
I didn't mean I don't write stuff for IE (although, I don't for personal projects through choice) - but it's still outdated. I even have to write in VB6 for some jobs - and I don't think you'll find...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 3, 2005 at 11:12 AM, in Developer Center
Oh dear. That's what I get for posting after a... 2,297 Views / 57 Replies  
Oh dear. That's what I get for posting after a night out drinking.
:cry:
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 1, 2005 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Well, a=b=c makes it solvable :P I'll set a=1 so... 2,297 Views / 57 Replies  
Well, a=b=c makes it solvable :P I'll set a=1 so it's non-zero ;)
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 1, 2005 at 06:23 PM, in Mac OS X
PINS! :lol: 1,746 Views / 52 Replies  
PINS! :lol:
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 1, 2005 at 08:54 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Not having used ActiveX in more than 5 years,... 873 Views / 3 Replies  
Not having used ActiveX in more than 5 years, this solution may be completely stupid (and I don't even know if IE supports what I'm about to write, because I don't script for it anymore).

But...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 1, 2005 at 08:06 AM, in Developer Center
Outdated for us web developers, not necessarily... 1,661 Views / 11 Replies  
Outdated for us web developers, not necessarily users who don't know better.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Oct 1, 2005 at 07:18 AM, in Developer Center
Presumably JustAnOl'Broad has used text zooming.... 1,255 Views / 49 Replies  
Presumably JustAnOl'Broad has used text zooming. View -> Make Text Bigger (cmd-+) in Safari.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 30, 2005 at 09:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just to be pedantic, that's vbCode not HTML ;) 673 Views / 38 Replies  
Just to be pedantic, that's vbCode not HTML ;)
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 30, 2005 at 06:28 AM, in Feedback
I got inspired by your cube idea last night and... 1,041 Views / 17 Replies  
I got inspired by your cube idea last night and knocked this (http://vanillasoap.com/widgets/canvas/3D/canvas3d.html) up. It's got some very rudimentary controls - but the sliders only work in...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 29, 2005 at 09:41 AM, in Developer Center
:err: What makes you think that Brits don't... 5,234 Views / 232 Replies  
:err:

What makes you think that Brits don't use the word gotten?
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 27, 2005 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ah, the wonders of DHCP. Welcome back :) 1,320 Views / 35 Replies  
Ah, the wonders of DHCP.

Welcome back :)
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 27, 2005 at 05:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Heh. Database errors are fun. 12,101 Views / 156 Replies  
Heh. Database errors are fun.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 24, 2005 at 07:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The link off /. worked fine for me:... 12,101 Views / 156 Replies  
The link off /. worked fine for me: http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB112743680328349448,00.html?mod=todays_us_page_one
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 24, 2005 at 07:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, here... 535 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, here (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=218643&highlight=unixODBC)'s the thread I started on unixODBC a while back. The last post has a bit of info.

To setup a DSN, use ODBCConfig -...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 22, 2005 at 07:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I used unixODBC for a few months about a year... 535 Views / 3 Replies  
I used unixODBC for a few months about a year ago. I think I started a thread in the Web Developer forum about it, actually.

What's the questions? I'll see if I can remember anything.
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 22, 2005 at 09:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Um, excuse me? 1,833 Views / 55 Replies  
Um, excuse me?
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 22, 2005 at 09:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm quite aware of the history between you two.... 1,833 Views / 55 Replies  
I'm quite aware of the history between you two. Just because I don't have a ridiculously high post count doesn't mean I don't know what's going/gone on. I've been reading the forums since mid 2000...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 22, 2005 at 08:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The lounge is better for having Ca$h here. He... 1,833 Views / 55 Replies  
The lounge is better for having Ca$h here. He might not be wanted by you, but that's not everyone's view on it.

Now, if you were as old and wise and mature as you try and make out you'd stop...
Posted by Chris O'Brien, on Sep 22, 2005 at 07:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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