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Mobile Detection

Mobile Detect Script

Number of Views : 2499In the past year I have developed a few mobile websites. These normally consist of a specific mobile view (jquerymobile) or a responsive design. In the case of a specific mobile view, you need some type of mechanism to detect the type of browser that is …

Changing the WordPress folder

Number of Views : 1130Recently moved WordPress from a sub-folder called “/blog” to the root of the site. Jimiz was recently set as jimiz.net/blog and it is now jimiz.net. I have been thinking of doing this for a year or so, just did not want to take the effort to …

Zip Tar Gzip on Linux

Number of Views : 15229I often asked questions regarding Linux. Yesterday I was asked how to unzip a file. An individual new to Linux received a .zip file and was unable unzip it. They were using a terminal window. Zip / Unzip I believe that zip is common to most …

Magento

Magento Debug and Modifications

Number of Views : 2786I have been using Magento more frequently. One of the great benefits of this system is the ablity to customize the application and change it’s behavior. One of the downsides is because of the ability to customize the overall folder structure can be a bit challenging …

Magento – Google Analytics

Number of Views : 3267Magento is a great opensource eCommerce package. If you have not heard of it, you should head to their site and check it out. In a recent project I was working through a transition from ASPdotnetstorefront over to Magento. During the process I wanted to move …

ThinkPad Turns 20: Thank you IBM

Number of Views : 2311I read this article on the Verge this morning regarding ThinkPad turning 20. I was just amazed that it has been around that long. I remember the first ThinkPad I saw. It may have been one of the first laptops I had ever seen. It was …

Mobile First – Responsive Design

Number of Views : 2950I’ve got a lot of email lately and also people asking about responsive design. They are interested in what it is and why anyone would do it. The typical conversation revolves around the definition that response design allows you to target any type of display size …

GUID Generator

Number of Views : 2894I had the need to generate a few GUID’s for a project recently. Because I typically use Visual Studio I had GuidGen available. It is a feature in Visual Studio from (TOOLS > Creat GUID) Because I often have the urge to simplify things, I quickly …