Linux vi Text Editor command help

Andrew Male Development, General, Stuff

The vi command in Linux provides the most basic of text editing capabilities from the command line. It is both useful and at the same time extremely clunky without the proper command knowledge. Most of my searching on the web has resulted in many pages assuming that if you know …

PHP disabled form field values are missing

Andrew Male Development, Stuff

Never forget that a disabled form field value will not be passed in PHP when posted. Consider the following: <form action=’ ‘ method=’post’> <input type=’text’ name=’enabledField’ value=’value_1′ /> <input type=’text’ name=’disabledField’ value=’value_2′ disabled /> </form> When this form is posted retrieving the two fields will return as follows: <?php echo …

Just a bit of CMS trumpet blowing…

Andrew Male Development, Web Design

Miromedia’s latest and greatest version of its Content Management System, Miromanager2.0, was officially presented to its very first customer earlier this week.  An overview training session had been arranged to demonstrate the various new capabilities and user interface. This brand new version of our Miromanager builds on the solid foundations …

Rollback a Subversion commit

Andrew Male Development

Using the subversion from the command line makes it much easier to accidentally commit changes across a whole project when you only really need to commit certain files that you were working on. If this were to happen you would assume there’d be an easy way to tell subversion “Sorry, I’ve commited …

Setting height in IE problems?

Andrew Male Development, Stuff

It’s always nice to find a fix for a Internet Explorer specific bug although not nice the amount of time it takes to find. This particular one relates to setting the height of a <div> containing a background-image which, not unsurprisingly works fine in FireFox. Consider: <div class=’divHeight’></div>.divHeight {height:13px;background-image: url(../image/background.gif;background-repeat:no-repeat;border:solid …

WordPress blog Apple app

miromedia Development, General

At the risk of appearing Apple blog heavy I’ve stumbled across an new app from WordPress that allows you to write blog entries from you iPod Touch or iPhone. Experiences using Safari on the iPod were not too satisfying with WordPress’ causing Safari to crash. This app however makes the …

Quick References

miromedia Development

…or should that be cheat sheets? Surely everyone likes a nice, concise quick reference sheet? No more endless flicking through the pages of a book looking for the one small nugget of information that you found 2 weeks ago and forgot to bookmark with a post-it note only to realise …