Where’s the ^%@$*$ ‘end of line’ Shortcut Key in BBEdit on Mac OS ?

The HOME and END keys move to the top and bottom of the document instead of start or end of the current line as expected. The HOME and END keys lay dormant on the keyboard, because the need to move to the top or bottom of a document is, like -ALMOST NEVER !!! Now, the… Read more Where’s the ^%@$*$ ‘end of line’ Shortcut Key in BBEdit on Mac OS ?

Schema Data Structure Documentation in Drupal

I have been working on a project on the Drupal 6 platform that requires the web application to recognize dynamically created sub-domains so the functionality of the database can be adjusted according to what sub-domain is in the current URL. To get Drupal 6 to do this, I am creating a custom module. One of… Read more Schema Data Structure Documentation in Drupal

Form Input Not Working; A Misplaced “float” Declaration in CSS Can Be to Blame for Broken Form Input

Just a note in case your pulling your hair out. If you have a form that for all intents and purposes SHOULD be working but does not allow user input in a text field then perhaps this cold be your problem. Try taking a look at the CSS on the element following the form. In… Read more Form Input Not Working; A Misplaced “float” Declaration in CSS Can Be to Blame for Broken Form Input

Creating Virtual Hosts ON Your MAC for MAMP

Open up the terminal. 1)    Web-Two:~ webtwo$  cd /etc <–change directory to the etc directory 2)    Web-Two:etc webtwo$ sudo nano hosts <–super user do (does not stay logged in),  editor, file=hosts 3)    Password: *******  <– enter password 4)   Editor opens up. You will see something like this… # # Host Database # # localhost is… Read more Creating Virtual Hosts ON Your MAC for MAMP

Viewing the Websites You Are Developing Locally on Your Computer Using MAMP

Normally, when using MAMP ( I am presently using the FREE version of MAMP) you view the site you are working on in a couple of ways. Put your web site in the    /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/     folder and point your browser to   http://locahost:8888/ or (This is what I like to do for multiple site management) Put… Read more Viewing the Websites You Are Developing Locally on Your Computer Using MAMP

Screen shot of the up and comming CPI Data Panel

I havn’t posted in few weeks because I have been very busy with several projects. One of the projects I am particularly excited about the CPI panel. The Cpi panel is new “back end” for LoveFineArt.com. IT used to be that each and every product would take about 20 minuets to enter. With this new… Read more Screen shot of the up and comming CPI Data Panel

View Local Developement Sites with Parallels and MAMP on a Mac

How’s that for a long title? I just wanted to make sure that the desperate souls in need would be able to find what they are looking for. If you are a web developer, you must deal with Internet Explorer. If you’re developing on a Mac, that can be even more of a pain the… Read more View Local Developement Sites with Parallels and MAMP on a Mac

Dynamically Change the onClick, onChange (or other) Value of an Element

If you are implementing AJAX, you will likely run into the need to change the functionality of a button dynamically. There is not a whole lot out there on how to quickly accomplish this so here is a simple explanation. Typically, you have an element such as an “input”, “a” or “select (options)” that has… Read more Dynamically Change the onClick, onChange (or other) Value of an Element