Blog Profile / Dougal Campbell's Geek Ramblings


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Archived Since:September 16, 2009

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We have a problem with promises

I have a loose grasp on Promises in JavaScript — I can use them for many simple use-cases. I need to spend some time reading this article over and over, and using them more in real-world code until I grok them. We have a problem with promises Original Article: We have a problem with promises Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Clearing up a hazy headlight

I recently used the 3M Lens Renewal System to clean up a foggy, hazy headlight on our van. Continue reading ? Original Article: Clearing up a hazy headlight Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Entity Code – A Clear and Quick Reference to HTML Entities Codes

Great quickref site for finding entity codes of common symbols (copyright, trademark, euro, etc.) Entity Code – A Clear and Quick Reference to HTML Entities Codes Original Article: Entity Code – A Clear and Quick Reference to HTML Entities Codes Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Ghostlab

Ghostlab lets you perform advanced debugging (DOM inspection, JavaScript debugging) on multiple devices and browsers, simultaneously. Slick! Ghostlab Original Article: Ghostlab Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Bootstrap Zero – Free Bootstrap Themes and Templates

Free, open source themes for Bootstrap, for a less Bootstrap-y look. Bootstrap Zero – Free Bootstrap Themes and Templates Original Article: Bootstrap Zero – Free Bootstrap Themes and Templates Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

GPSD Time Service HOWTO

I don’t know if I’ll ever need this, but here’s how to use a GPS unit with 1PPS (pulse-per-second) capability as an accurate time source feeding the ntpd time daemon. GPSD Time Service HOWTO Original Article: GPSD Time Service HOWTO Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

danielrapp.github.io/doppler/

Use your computer’s speakers, microphone, and the doppler effect to achieve hands-free gesture control of your browser. Sort of. (experimental) danielrapp.github.io/doppler/ Original Article: danielrapp.github.io/doppler/ Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

DIY

We moved into our new house at the end of December. But we’re still doing fix-ups and clean-up at the old house to get it ready for market. One thing our realtor recommended was to remove the popcorn ceiling in the kitchen and master...Show More Summary

WordPress › About » Security

“This document is an analysis and explanation of the WordPress core software development and its related security processes, as well as an examination of the inherent security built directly into the software. Decision makers evaluating...Show More Summary

RadicalResearch HSTS Super Cookies

Websites could use a security feature of your iOS device to track your browsing even if you clear the browser history. RadicalResearch HSTS Super Cookies Original Article: RadicalResearch HSTS Super Cookies Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Let’s Write Fast JavaScript — The JavaScript Collection — Medium

Some good tips for performance optimization in JavaScript. Let’s Write Fast JavaScript — The JavaScript Collection — Medium Original Article: Let’s Write Fast JavaScript — The JavaScript Collection — Medium Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

How to Correctly Use BootstrapJS and AngularJS Together ? Scotch

How to Correctly Use BootstrapJS and AngularJS Together ? Scotch Original Article: How to Correctly Use BootstrapJS and AngularJS Together ? Scotch Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Embracing Promises in JavaScript

Embracing Promises in JavaScript Original Article: Embracing Promises in JavaScript Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Variables and scoping in ECMAScript 6

Variables and scoping in ECMAScript 6 Original Article: Variables and scoping in ECMAScript 6 Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

is.js – micro check library

A JavaScript library with easy checks for variable types, common date functions (is yesterday? is weekend?), regular expressions (is email? is url?), environment (is ie? is mac? is mobile?), etc. is.js – micro check library Original Article: is.js – micro check library Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Nice Name

I was returning home today after running some errands when a police car pulled me over, just as I was about to get onto the interstate. I was sure I hadn’t been speeding, didn’t run a light, and I had even signaled before changing lanes. Show More Summary

Project Zero: Finding and exploiting ntpd vulnerabilities

Great rundown of the process of finding a remotely exploitable security bug in the ntp daemon. As a programmer, I love reading through stuff like this — it’s a great way to learn programming details that I might have glossed over in the past. Show More Summary

Cannoli Pie | Baking Bites

Cannoli. Pie. Cannoli Pie. Want now. Cannoli Pie | Baking Bites Original Article: Cannoli Pie | Baking Bites Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

MacWindows: Mavericks File Sharing Tips and Reports

Apparently, there are several issues with using Windows shares from OSX Mavericks, stemming from its use of SMB2. This page has some work-arounds. MacWindows: Mavericks File Sharing Tips and Reports Original Article: MacWindows: Mavericks File Sharing Tips and Reports Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones

You can’t necessarily trust geographical analysis of data if you are working from a random sample. The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones Original Article: The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

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