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Google Shortener and QR Code Generator

Google Shortener and QR Code Generator

September 23, 2011 No Comments

It seems that Google launched a quite useful service last year, but I just found out now. It consists of a URL shortener. The idea is to simplify the address to the form “http://goo.gl/o1uz4”, which is equivalent to “http://trileafdesigns.com/blog/”. Another useful feature is that if you add “.info” at the end of the shortened URL ... (function() {var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0];s.type = 'text/javascript';s.async = true;s.src = 'http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js';s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1);})(); var dd_offset_from_content = 40; var dd_top_offset_from_content = 0;

What is a QR Code?

What is a QR Code?

July 4, 2011 No Comments

What is a QR Code? A QR code is like a bar code that you can read with your phones camera user some kind of QR Code Reader App. I will get into the “How To” later. What happens once you read this “QR Code”? Whatever you want! You can add your contact information onto ...

Sharing Your Code

Sharing Your Code

June 19, 2011 No Comments

While browsing some forums a few days ago I had somebody introduce a very cool website to me. I will post this website below this post so you guys can check it out for yourself. Pretty much what this website does is that it lets you input your code be it Ruby, Python, Java, HTML, ...

Origin Story

Origin Story

May 29, 2011 No Comments

ONE of the reasons I got into programming and web developing was the similarities it had with my favorite toy growing up, Legos. With Legos, you take pieces and build things, usually starting with one piece before gradually building up to whatever creation you were aiming for. With programming, the same principle applies. You take ...

The Hunting Ground

The Hunting Ground

May 24, 2011 No Comments

Almost always whenever I make a website for a client they want or it will require me to use some sort of JavaScript functionality. Now I’m no expert in JavaScript – I can provide basic functionality like an image slider or content remover and the likes but I do not know enough to make crazy ...

What is JQuery

What is JQuery

April 28, 2011 No Comments

JQuery is a javascript library. Javascript adds fanciness to a website: dropdown menus, element fade in/out, animations, etc. JQuery combines everything in Javascript and compresses it into a simpler form. Then you can call methods straight from the JQuery script instead of making an entirely new script from scratch. For example, if I wanted to ...

Reusable Code

Reusable Code

April 22, 2011 No Comments

As a web developer you are probably familiar with this concept: Reusable Code. For some of us (like me) it was pounded in your head throughout school and I have to say it has definitely made my life easier. Reusable Code is just as it suggests: useful code that you can use in many different ...

C# vs Java

March 24, 2011 No Comments

Over the years that I have been programming I have seen some pretty amazing computer applications made in both C# (pronounced C-Sharp) and Java. Both are amazing programming languages don’t get me wrong and I know people on both sides of this subject that will swear up and down which programming language is better. I ...

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