Friday, August 17, 2012

Sorting CSS styles and classes in your files with a Python script

When editing CSS files, it’s quite common that the length of the file gets so big that it’s hard to find the classes in it. Some IDEs l...

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Ignore non visible fields from JQuery Validation / ASP.NET MVC fluent validation

The JQuery Validation plugin is quite a smart tool to check the data consistency on client side but might need some extra tweaking to w...

Automatically reload HTML, CSS and Javascript files in browser when editing

When designing web applications or webpages, the early stages require very frequent modifications: alter the source code, check in the ...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Automatically setting the GPS location in Android emulator

The Android emulator is quite good at working with geolocation, but it’s a bit tedious to set the current latitude and longitude coordin...

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Manually schedule Time Machine / Capsule backup with iCal to run weekly or daily

If the Mac OS X Time Machine backup frequency is too short or too long, you can manually schedule the backups using your calendar (yes, ...

Generate & resize different Android launcher icon sizes with a Python script

When you change your launcher icon in Android, you have to create four different sizes (96x96, 72x72, 48x48, and 36x36) for different s...

Friday, August 10, 2012

MurMurHash3, an ultra fast hash algorithm for C# / .NET

Finding good hash functions for larger data sets is always challenging. The well know hashes, such as MD5, SHA1, SHA256 are fairly slow wi...