Tag: development

Tab Navigation in Zimbra Zimlets

I fought hard with this one. Ross Dargahi wrote in the official [[http://blog.zimbra.com|Zimbra blog]] about the [[http://blog.zimbra.com/blog/archives/2006/09/look-ma-no-mouse-keyboard-navigation-and-shortcuts-in-the-zimbra-collaboration-suite-and-the-kabuki-ajax-toolkit.html|Keyboard navigation features]] in Kabuki, one of many names of the Zimbra javascript framework. In case you didn’t know: [[http://www.zimbra.com|Zimbra]] is a great groupware with open source building blocks and **a lot** of integration features. A „Zimlet“ is one Read More

Running jslint with rhino from the command line

I love **JSLint**. It’s a tool, that every language should have. It defines its own coding style, no doubt. But I like that style as its clean, crisp and small at a time. [[http://crockfordfacts.com/|Douglas Crockford]], the inventor of JSLint and living „Java Script machine“, has put up this wonderful little site, [[http://www.jslint.com]], around the Java-Script-Function Read More

Finding the right foreground color for a random background color

This is basically a reminder for myself, but perhaps other people might find that interesting as well: I’m currently working on the creation of a legend, that shows colors with a short token on them. These colors are user defined, so I don’t know at configuration time, what they are and I don’t want the Read More

Think big – a development methodology

In case you read [[http://twitter.com/dploeger/status/15071621488320512|my recent tweet]] and don’t know what I’m talking about: Let me break it down for you. In my years of experience in the development field of work being a systems administrator/developer hybrid the one thing I learned the hardest was: Think big! This means, that you’ll have to not only Read More

A bulletin board using dokuwiki

No, wait. There’s nothing finished here. The idea has just been on my mind for years, so I thought, I probably just write it down for me or others to develop at some point. The basic question is: Can I use dokuwiki as a bulletin board/forum system? If I’m using dokuwiki for –well, virtually anything, Read More

Say hello to Lbows!

Being confronted with the same requirement for the millionth time to create a webservice, that does something, but simple and supporting SOAP, XMLRPC, blablabla, I sat down and thought about that whole thing. And created [[http://wiki.github.com/dploeger/lbows/|Lbows]]. Lbows is a very simple //PHP5//-based middleware platform utilizing the wonderful [[http://framework.zend.com|Zend Framework]] to generate SOAP, XMLRPC, JSONRPC and Read More

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