The ‘Web application programming’ Archives
Posted December 6, 2006 by

Ruby on Rails: Reload Script/Console Without Restarting

When you are testing your rails application using script/console, you have to stop and start the console to test changes to your model objects. This recipe shows you the easy way to reload the console.

Category Ruby on Rails

Posted November 20, 2006 by

Make WordPress Stop Replacing Double Dash with Em-dash

WordPress by default replaces the double dash (–) with an em-dash character. If you are showing code or programming examples this will cause your visitors unnecessary confusion. This recipe shows the simple way to turn that behavior off.

Category PHP programming

Posted November 7, 2006 by

Visual Studio 2005: Disable the Splash Screen

You can shorten start up time for Visual Studio by disabling the splash screen that comes up each time you run the application. To disable it, follow the instructions in this tech-recipe.

Posted October 24, 2006 by

Macromedia Designer: Find and Replace Colors in Flash

With Macromedia Designer, you can use Find and Replace to change the color of text, fills, strokes, or a combination of these. You cannot find and replace colors in grouped objects. To find and replace a color, use the steps below.

Posted October 23, 2006 by

Dreamweaver: Sharpening an Image

You can use Dreamweaver to sharpen an image which increases the image’s definition. To sharpen an image, use the steps provided in this tech-recipe.

Posted October 19, 2006 by

Dreamweaver: Adjust the Brightness and Contrast of an Image

You can use Dreamweaver to modify the midtones, shadows, and highlights of an image. This is helpful in correcting images that are too light or too dark. This Tech-Recipe describes how to adjust the brightness and contrast of an image.

Posted October 19, 2006 by

Dreamweaver: How to Crop an Image

Dreamweaver allows you to crop images. Cropping an image using Dreamweaver will modify the source image file. Because of this modification, it is wise to keep a backup copy of the image file just in case you need to go back to the original image. Read on to find out how this is done.

Posted October 11, 2006 by

Classic ASP: Generate Excel Spreadsheets on the Fly

The following script allows you to generate an Excel spreadsheet from data stored in an access database.

Posted October 4, 2006 by

Dreamweaver: Saving a Find and Replace Search

You can save your frequently used Find and Replace searches so that you no longer have to recreate them each time you want to use them. To do this, use the steps below.

Posted September 29, 2006 by

Dreamweaver: How to Change the Default Font Options

You can specify which font and size to be used for the default Proportional font, Fixed font, and Code view. To do this, use the steps provided in this tech-recipe.

Posted September 28, 2006 by

Make Microsoft Visual Web Developer Open More Quickly

You can make Visual Web Developer open much more quickly by having it open to an empty environment instead of going to the default Start Page. Read on to find out how this is done.

Posted September 14, 2006 by

Install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu Linux

Installing Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu Linux is not quite as easy as installing it on other operating systems. Here is a tutorial that will get you up and running in no time.

Category Ruby on Rails