Archives for: "December 2005"

Mounting partitions in Gentoo

I've spent a considerable amount of time in the last few days trying to upgrade the kernel on my Gentoo laptop. I had most trouble getting the NVidia drivers working again, but I think that was mostly because I was trying to use the nv framebuffer drive… more »

Rico and Scriptaculous together

I did some more work using the Rico and Scriptaculous libraries today and I came across two things it might be useful to know: 1. IE treats the name attribute on form fields as if it was an ID, Firefox doesn't. It took me a while to figure this one o… more »

XOAD: a PHP based AJAX framework

This looks quite interesting, though still at an early stage of development (quite a few of the examples are a bit unreliable). Given the large number of PHP enabled hosting plans in use out there I would think there are a lot of people looking for an e… more »

AJAX, not just for cleaning ovens

I purchased Ajax in Action this week (along with a couple of books on Ruby and Rails, but more on that in the coming weeks) and I have been doing some reading on the tube as a result. It turns out all the simple stuff is easier than I thought it would b… more »