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Trigger Events When Elements Are Viewed

Run Javascript or jQuery when elements come into view of the browser. $(‘p’).lazyloadanything({ ‘onLoad’: function(e, LLobj) { // Put your Javascript/jQuery goodness here } }); Download at Github Is this just another “lazy load” plugin for images? No, not really.

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Linux ‘make clean’ is your Friend – MySQL Lenny Backports

Two days ago I had started work to upgrade the database on the development server. We plan to use Amazon’s RDS (Relational Database Server) which only runs limited versions for MySQL. As of this writing they are 5.5.8, 5.1.50, 5.1.49

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Greek Letters in a Captcha

Most of us hate them, especially hackers and script kiddies. Captchas are used to thwart automatic form submissions to websites by bots and scripts. Security is important but the captchas have gone way too far. It’s one thing to distort

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Yahoo App Sucks

I have been using Yahoo mail for a long time now. I prefer Yahoo email on my desktop browser because I am able to use tabs that they make available via javascript. I recently got a smart phone. I got

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Best PHP Mail Class

I wrote this class. It works great! You can send just about as many attachments as you like and include HTML in the message. The only bug is that every email looks like there is an attachment. Hope this helps.

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AT&T Billing Resolved

After my blog posts and Facebook comments on att’s page, a lady from Facebook got a hold of me and took care of the $720.00 termination fee and even adjusted the charges for May’s service. I want to thank those

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AT&T Bill Still Under Dispute

READ HERE ABOUT HOW THIS AT&T BILLING DISPUTE WAS RESOLVED I have been very, very worried about this situation all weekend. It makes things more difficult because this is under my wife’s name and I am trying to take care

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Pallet Wrapper of the Future

I realize it may be hard to get excited about something as simple as a pallet wrapper but I have recently made a website for an inventor of a really great product that I think will help workers in the

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How To Quickly Setup A PHPBB Subdomain

Setting up phpBB is fairly simple enough. But this will help set it up using a subdomain (e.g. forum.mydomain.com). You start by adding a record to your DNS. This is usually done through your domain registrar (e.g. GoDaddy.com, NetworkSolutions.com). Add

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SP3 Video Problems: Update Removed Drivers

I realize the SP3 update was a few weeks ago but I haven’t been able to deal with this problem until today. About 4 weeks ago, I was somehow suckered into updating SP2 to SP3.  I failed to read anything

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Why Internet Explorer Sucks: Part 1

First I want to say that I was like you once.  I only used Internet Explorer because it worked for what I needed it to.  As my web programming career became full time, I came to realize just how faulty,

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Compact Privacy Policy: P3P In Two Easy Steps

I realize the importance of having a privacy policy just isn’t what it used to be right after 9/11.  Some time ago, Microsoft started to support displaying compact privacy statements (3).  You can easily view P3P statements by clicking ‘View’

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FireFox Addon Faves Causes 404 Errors

This is in response to my earlier post: https://shrimpwagon.wordpress.com/2008/09/18/mysterious-firefox-addon-causing-404-errors-authoring-rotatorgif/ I have located the error, finially.  FireFox addon Faves, causes a request to the server when the user is adding the particular page to their “faves.”  When the user clicks the

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Mysterious FireFox Addon Causing 404 Errors: authoring-rotator.gif

So yesterday I decided to have our server email ALL 404 errors to my email address.  OMG! It was really crazy at first but slowly I chipped away at all of them.  Well, today and yesterday, I keep seeing something

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