Monthly Archives: October 2005


Someone else who is on the same wavelength but can make much better diagrams 🙂  

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Event Ordering On Input

Glad that someone has gone off and done this. This is part of the knowledge that I need to acquire if I am ever to get the JavaScript macro recorder to work consistently. The next stage of development is to complete the … Continue reading

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More On The MetaWrap URL Format

If you have noticed the MetaWrap test server has been up and down for last few weeks. Its because I have been playing with the Apache module. Finally got the framework compiling again under Linux. Win32 Apache was easy. Getting the new version … Continue reading

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Podcasting Timeline

Podcasting is a method of publishing audio and video programs via the Internet, allowing users to subscribe to a feed of new files (usually MP3s). “Podcasting” combines the words “broadcasting” and “iPod.” It became popular in late 2004, largely due … Continue reading

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Adding Flash Dynamically Using document.createElement Considered Harmful

I have come across an interesting bug in IE. In a web page I dynamically create 8 flash <embed> elements using document.createElement. If I stop using document.createElement. The bug goes away. If I clear the cache and load the web page, … Continue reading

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The Latest In The World Of JavaScript – "AJAX, Web 2.0 and the World Of Tomorrow"

This Is Not The JavaScript Our Parents Would Know In the bad old days JavaScript was not compatible across browsers. JavaScript development was painful, frustrating and costly. More recently JavaScript has become the poster-child for effective web programing and the … Continue reading

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Dynamic Generation Of Flash Elements that use FSCommand – JavaScript and VBScript do not work via innerHTML

I have a requirement to dynamically add flash elements into a page and have FSCommand function properly. FSCommand is the primary method that Flash gives a programmer to execute scripts within the parent browser. This requires some shim code to be added … Continue reading

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Another Blast From The Past – 1989

Jay sent me this.. not see it in years….. Find The James

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Today, 24 Hour Laundry Launched Its First Product 'Ning'

Ning is a free online service (or, as we like to call it, a Playground) for people to build and run social applications. Social “apps” are web applications that enable anyone to match, transact, and communicate with other people. Our … Continue reading

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select () poll() semantics

If I want to use a simple counting semaphore then what happens when I want to wait on both reads and writes? The theory goes that both READ and WRITE will Post to the semaphore for their particular semantic states. Read posts … Continue reading

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