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Posts published in November 2009

Change combobox font size in Flash Actionscript

Ever needed to change the font size of a standard flash combobox component? You will need to give it an instance name e.g. “myCombobox” and then add the following code: [code lang=”actionscript”] myCombobox.setStyle(“fontSize”, 10); [/code]

UK Police are Ponces!

Today as I was driving to work along the London roads I looked in my rearview mirror to see a bus in the buslane stop a few metres behind me. There was a car with it’s left wheels in the buslane. A few minutes before seeing this I had seen…

Wordwrap that PRE!

Ever used a <PRE> in a limited width div container? You will notice that the line gets cut off almost as if wordwrap was not enabled. To correct this you can add the following code into your CSS file. [code lang=”css”] pre{ white-space: pre-wrap; /* CSS2.1 compliant */ white-space: -moz-pre-wrap;…

Barclays ePDQ Payment Gateway

Hello all! Today we will be talking about Barclays online payment gateway valled ePDQ. You can take a look at what they have got to say by clicking here to view Barclays’ site or you could keep reading 🙂 Well, for all you php guys out there, this post if…

BrainWHAT? programming language

I came across a programming language today that I have never heard of. Go take a look over here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brainfuck

Transparent swf in html

So you have now placed a swf file into your html page and you want to be able to see through it. Lucky for you, this is a very easy thing to do! The following code does the trick: [code lang=”html”] [/code] Notice that by just adding the ‘wmode’ and…

Is anyone any good at Javascript and PHP?

If any of you are good at Javascript and PHP then you should check out this site, they are just starting out and it seems to be a project that would be nice to have.

Web API

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Neobux anybody?

Anybody here used or heard of Neobux? For those of you that don’t know, it is a PTC (Paid To Click) website where you get paid to click on advert links and watch a specific page for 60 seconds. Click the image above to see what Neobux is all about!…

Constant updates?

I just hate it how everything always wants to update… and then restart all the damn time! First things first: This pops up telling me it’s doing a 309.6MB Adobe Reader Update! Which to me is just crazy… Surely the constant updates shouldn’t be a million times larger than the…