Category: Open Source

  • Chickenfoot – Firefox extension to automate web tasks with Javascript in your browser

    This looks pretty neato. Chickenfoot is a Firefox extension that puts a programming environment in the browser’s sidebar so you can write scripts to manipulate web pages and automate web browsing. In Chickenfoot, scripts are written in a superset of Javascript that includes special functions specific to web tasks. Check it out: Chickenfoot (Via the […]

  • Fixing’s IMAP date problem | MostlyGeek

    Update: I’m now hosting this file here in the hopes that it can be useful to others since the original link doesn’t work anymore. Please note: I cannot provide ANY support for this. I didn’t write it. You should read through the options carefully before running this on your machine. That being said, it did […]

  • bash script to copy all files in a directory and convert uppercase characters to lowercase

    So, I recently found out that the version of PHPList that we were using on a client site (2.10.2) had a nasty bug in it where it would convert all URLs in a text version of an email message to lowercase. This bug is fixed in the latest version (2.10.3) but it left a number […]

  • Use Flash to create a custom upload button with SWFUpload beta

    What is it? Upload files via flash to get the flash-upload dialog goodness. Only display chosen filetypes in dialog Upload multiple files at once by ctrl/shift-selecting in dialog Trigger javascript functions on start, cancel, progress and complete Get file information/size before upload starts Style upload buttons any way you want Do progress-bars/information using valid XHTML […]

  • WordPress 2.0.5 – Ronan – new release that also includes important security fixes

    And to think, I was just browsing the WordPress Trac repository earlier today looking at their sweet upgrade scripts in /wp-admin/. Time to upgrade our sites. There are a lot of them. We love WordPress. It’s new release time. The latest in our venerable 2.0 series, which now counts over 1.2 million downloads, is available […]

  • WordPress MU 1.0 is released!

    I’ll be upgrading and Share the Practice with this new release… We should also do Niner Blogs as well, come to think of it. WordPress MU is an official branch of WordPress that is designed for managing and hosting thousands of blogs instead of just one. It’s the software that powers, for example. […]

  • lastRSS.php – PHP RSS parser/reader

    lastRSS.php – PHP RSS parser/reader lastRSS.php is simple yet powerfull PHP class to parse RSS. Link to share this:

  • Tesseract OCR Tesseract OCR A commercial quality OCR engine originally developed at HP between 1985 and 1995. In 1995, this engine was among the top 3 evaluated by UNLV. It was open-sourced by HP and UNLV in 2005. Link to share this:

  • Upgraded the firmware on my Linksys WRT54G to Thibor’s HyperWRT firmware

    I’d been wanting to do this for a while. The biggest feature for me was the “static” DHCP setup, where you can keep DHCP for most machines on your network but assign a couple of machines to static IPs that never change. This comes in handy when you’re running servers that need to always have […]

  • Prototype Carousel – Javascript scrolling window

    This class is a Prototype/ version of the excellent Bill Scott’s Carousel component. I needed it to be able to use it in Ruby On Rails application without using the 200KB of YUI JS classes. This library is licensed under a MIT-style license, so you can use it for anything you like, as long as […]

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