Category: Web Development

Hints Web Development

Subversion File Status Reference

Something that confuses a lot of people when they start using subversion is the file status. (svn st) Here is a quick list of the file status codes and what they mean: A File was added C Conflicting changes D File was deleted G File was merged R File was replaced U File was updated […]

Web Development WordPress

Post Revision Coming Soon to WordPress!

I subscribe to the WordPress Development Updates Feed and this morning I got a nice morning surprise: “Post revisioning is in trunk”. This means you will be soon able to create a post, publish it, make a revision, and then keep the old version as well as the new version so you could compare them […]

bbPress Business Web Development

I Apologize for the Light Posting…

I have been extremely busy with two particular projects in the last few weeks. One – a major site optimization and the other – a custom bbPress solution which has had me reading through the functions at all hours of the day to figure out exactly what is available to me and then how to […]

CSS HTML/XTML

Simple 3 Column Layout

I was talking to one of my friends today who does a lot backend programming but often needs a quick and easy 3 column layout that has the floats all figured out. His frustration with floats prompted me to make a very basic layout for him to use. If you find yourself in the same […]

HOWTOs Web Development

Switch Repositories (SVN)

In order to take a look at WordPress 2.5 before it was released, I used subversion to check out the latest code available using the instructions given on the WordPress site. Once WordPress 2.5 was released, I wanted to keep my sites using 2.5 and not the bleeding edge releases (2.6) so I needed to […]

Apple Web Development

Developer Menu in Safari 3.1!

My preferred browser is Safari but when I need to do any serious debugging, I use Firefox because of the web developer, firebug, and yslow (for firebug) addons. In the most recent update of Safari (Safari 3.1), we now have the option to show a “Developer” menu (without any hacks) when using the browser. There […]

WordPress

WordPress 2.5 Admin Color Schemes

Thankfully – it is now easy to change the colors in the WordPress Admin. I thought the new color scheme was a bit washed out – but just today they added another option which was much more vibrant. You can choose your Admin color theme by logging in, choosing Users, then selecting the color scheme.

jappler.com WordPress

WordPress 2.5 Beta 1: One Click Plugin Updates!

On my company blog, I blogged about my initial thoughts on WordPress 2.5 beta 1. I have since then updated to WordPress 2.5 beta 1 and have been pretty darn happy with it so far. All my plugins on jappler.com made the upgrade without any issues and this morning when I logged into my web […]

CSS Hints

Quick and Easy CSS Layout: YUI CSS Grid Builder

If you are not comfortable with CSS or want to get a layout together really quick – check out the YUI CSS Grid Builder. You can easily create a layout, add content, and get the code in a matter of minutes. At the very least – this is a great starting point for beginners! Check […]