Web Development for the Blackberry Pearl

We had a potential client which wanted to use our web application on their Blackberry Pearl devices. I figured "How hard can it be?", downloaded an emulator and got cracking :) I wanted to make the standard pages support the Pearl, I didn't want to wri… more »


Review: DDD6 at Microsoft UK Campus, Building 3, Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire. RG6 1WG. 08:45 to 17:00 I'm more of a web developer than a 'Microsoft developer', but I use a lot of the MS stuff at work and I really enjoyed WebDD last February s… more »

IE6 & 7 Up/Down Keypress Issues with Ajax.Autocompleter in Scriptaculous 1.8.0

I started a new project at work today, adding some ajaxy interactivity to a slightly long in the tooth web application. In a previous iteration I'd plugged prototype.js 1.5.1 into this app, now I wanted snazzy effects and autocomplete fields. Figuring… more »

IT’S A MASHUP: The End of Business as Usual

Review: Andy Mulholland - The End of Business as Usual at BCS, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2 October 15th, 18:15 to 20:15 I went to this BCS North London branch event because they usually have an 'enterprisey' slant and this one was supposed to be a… more »

My First Website for Mobiles

At work we decided to purchase a few .mobi domains, not because we have any particularly compelling mobile content, but to boost the web presence of our mobile product and, mostly, to make sure no-one else snapped up the domain names we wanted. However t… more »

The only book you'll ever need

It's been a while since I posted anything, I actually have two half written posts sitting in draft status which I'll get around to eventually, but this morning I'm inspired to write :) I followed a link from raganwald's post to The Little MLer on Amaz… more »

Doing Dumb Things with the Javascript Date Object

I ran into a weird (but, in retrospect, entirely predictable) problem generating dates. The code in question is supposed to kick in when the user is booking a resource for multiple days - this day each week for four weeks, this day each month for four m… more »