Blog Profile / Dougal Campbell's Geek Ramblings


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Archived Since:September 16, 2009

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My Electronics Kit

Since I rekindled my electronics hobby last year, I’ve accumulated a lot of new stuff. Arduino compatible boards and shields (Digispark, DigiX), a Raspberry Pi, lots of components and sensors, LED strips, power supplies, a new soldering iron, etc. Show More Summary

Ooh, a gladiator!

Paula and Susan posing with the Gwinnett Gladiators mascot, Maximus. #hockey Published via Pressgram Original Article: Ooh, a gladiator! Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Call me Pawpaw

As of 7:50 a.m. this morning, My wife Susan and I are officially grandparents. We will henceforth be known as Mammaw and Pawpaw. Welcome, Carson Alexander Buckner. 9lbs 10oz, 20 3/4 inches. And congrats to proud parents Mary and Shane! Pictures to come. Show More Summary

Pantheon Platform Adds WordPress Support

Pantheon, long known as a platform provider for Drupal hosting, has now added official support for WordPress, as well. Pantheon provides a scalable web platform with devops-friendly dashboards and tools for deployment and management....Show More Summary

13 Sources For Free Public Domain and CC0-Licensed Images

These sources of completely free-for-use images are better than I expected. /ht wptavern.com 13 Sources For Free Public Domain and CC0-Licensed Images Original Article: 13 Sources For Free Public Domain and CC0-Licensed Images Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

IKEA Hackers – Clever ideas and hacks for your IKEA

Well, this might be dangerous to our pocketbook. It might be a good thing that our house doesn’t have room for a whole lot of extra stuff right now… IKEA Hackers – Clever ideas and hacks for your IKEA Original Article: IKEA Hackers – Clever ideas and hacks for your IKEA Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Spacebrew

Spacebrew allows you to connect multiple client nodes via websockets to create realtime interactions. There are libraries available for connecting Arduino/Processing devices. Spacebrew Original Article: Spacebrew Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

HttpMemcModule – Nginx Community

This could be useful for APIs where generating data is expensive, but consuming the data must happen quickly. HttpMemcModule – Nginx Community Original Article: HttpMemcModule – Nginx Community Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

mysql vs mysqli in WordPress

I recently ran across an issue that I was previously unaware of, so other developers could run into it as well. I was having problems with a plugin, which started misbehaving. The plugin had previously worked fine (it generates a sidebar widget), and I wasn’t actively working on my site, so I wasn’t really sure when it had quit working. Show More Summary

Two Cents – Hacking your finances one cent at a time

Lifehacker’s new personal finance sub-blog. Must revisit. Two Cents – Hacking your finances one cent at a time Original Article: Two Cents – Hacking your finances one cent at a time Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Whats the Closest Google Font?

Find the closest Google Fonts match for some other font. Whats the Closest Google Font? Original Article: Whats the Closest Google Font? Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

OS X Mavericks v10.9.1: Repeated prompts to unlock “Local Items” keychain

I had this problem — apps kept prompting me for access to the Local Items keychain, then not remembering it. This fixed it for me. OS X Mavericks v10.9.1: Repeated prompts to unlock “Local Items” keychain Original Article: OS X Mavericks...Show More Summary

Network Security

Chompy the dinosaur guards our wifi. Original Article: Network Security Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Flipload JS Component

Flipping HTML elements to show a loading indicator easily. Flipload JS Component Original Article: Flipload JS Component Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Cubee – Clone Trooper by CyberDrone on deviantART

Templates for papercraft “cubeecraft” Star Wars characters. Cubee – Clone Trooper by CyberDrone on deviantART Original Article: Cubee – Clone Trooper by CyberDrone on deviantART Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

javascript – window.resize event firing in Internet Explorer – Stack Overflow

There’s your problem. javascript – window.resize event firing in Internet Explorer – Stack Overflow Original Article: javascript – window.resize event firing in Internet Explorer – Stack Overflow Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Interoperability, Browser & Cross Platform Testing | Modern.IE

The official source of virtual machines for running various versions of Internet Explorer for web testing. Interoperability, Browser & Cross Platform Testing | Modern.IE Original Article: Interoperability, Browser & Cross Platform Testing | Modern.IE Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

adnan-wahab/pathgl

A WebGL renderer for the D3 visualization library. adnan-wahab/pathgl Original Article: adnan-wahab/pathgl Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

Fun with CodeIgniter

I just spent many hours wrestling with CodeIgniter. For one thing, it seems to go out of its way to hide PHP errors from you, even in development mode, and even when you try to turn everything back on manually with directives in your index.php. Show More Summary

A Guide to Branching in Mercurial / Steve Losh

A brief guide to various ways to manage branching in mercurial. A Guide to Branching in Mercurial / Steve Losh Original Article: A Guide to Branching in Mercurial / Steve Losh Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.

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