Author Archives: Andris

How iPad 2 got me hooked on Apple products

I consider myself as a reasonable man with a logical approach to things. Recently on May  2011 I bought iPad 2 (Doesn’t sounds very logical, does it?) – it was a birthday present for myself and before buying it I draw … Continue reading

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Firefox3 VS IE9

As a web-developer, I often end up working on several different browsers during the day, so I know all about their various strengths and weaknesses. When I started out in this job, I was mostly dealing with Internet Explorer 6 … Continue reading

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How the Internet came to be

In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot.
And Dot Com was a comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of leg. Indeed, she was often called Amazon Dot Com… Continue reading

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How to ensure you get the error line numbers in javascript

Recently I’ve been working on a new Javascript game for kids. I found that as the development of the game progressed along the different levels and code scenarios it became extremely difficult for me to keep tabs on all the … Continue reading

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Seasonal Greetings

I wanted to send some sort of holiday greeting to my colleagues, but it is difficult in today’s world to know exactly what to say without offending someone. So I met with Group Legal yesterday, and on advice I wish to say the following : Continue reading

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Full Frontal 2010 in Brighton

My wife had learned that in recent years Brighton has become a destination for nudists and she was a little upset last month when I told her I was to attend a Full Frontal Javascript conference 2010 there. I explained to her that the conference was aimed at Front-end Developers and others who were interested in the future of the web and the role of Javascript. Continue reading

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Javascript Math Game

The very first version of simple javascript Math game. The idea of game is simple just try to get as many points as possible.

How to play Javascript Game:

Enter your name (40 characters)
Click on the “Let’s start” sign
Wait for two numbers and use your keyboard to input answer
Press enter and wait for next two numbers
Good luck! Continue reading

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Lucky dip for Euro million

After some Sunday fun with Javascript the result is – a random number generator for the Euro million lottery! Continue reading

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Word counter

Here’s a handy word counter for any naughty schoolchildren who have been told to write 200 words on why they’ve been given another detention. Don’t waste any more time than you need to: simply copy and paste your essay into … Continue reading

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