GoDaddy Site Seal takes forever to load

On March 8, 2016, in Browsers, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

On one of my sites, I use the GoDaddy Site seal and sometimes, it takes forever to load, causing serious damage to the page load times. It does not matter whether you put the code in the header section of the page or in the footer of the page, it won’t make a difference. It […]

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MySQL Error caused by sql_mode=only_full_group_by

On December 23, 2015, in SQL, by Anuj Gakhar

If you’ve recently upgraded your MySQL server version to MySQL 5.7.5+ and you notice that some of your queries that contain GROUP BY clause, suddenly stop working, then it could be because of a change that was made in MySQL 5.7.5+. According to this page The default SQL mode in MySQL 5.7 includes these modes: […]

 

Warning: mysql_connect(): No such file or directory

On January 27, 2015, in PHP, by Anuj Gakhar

I’ve been trying to setup a local PHP/Mysql app today and came across this issue with the database connection. Warning: mysql_connect(): No such file or directory The connection parameters I’ve been using were as follows :- Turns out, the fix was quite simple. Change the above code like below and problem solved! The reason is […]

 

Partial Borders with CSS

On July 28, 2014, in Web Development, by Anuj Gakhar

There is no such thing as border-length in CSS, which would have made this really easy to do. But anyway, if you want to have partial borders (a border that spans only half the length of the div e.g.), you can use the before/after pseudo selectors for this. You shouldn’t have to change any markup […]

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Dojo DateTextBox and disabled dates

On July 23, 2014, in Javascript, by Anuj Gakhar

Dojo’s DateTextBox widget is a widget that allows typing in or chosing a date from a calendar widget. By default, it uses the Dojo Calendar as it’s popUpClass although you can give it any popUpClass you need to. Normally, the Calendar class has a “isDisabledDate” function which can be overriden to provide your own implementation […]

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Selenium webdriver “Element cannot be scrolled into view”

On June 19, 2014, in Javascript, Testing, by Anuj Gakhar

If you are trying to write a functional test with the Selenium webdriver, you might occasionally run into this error :- This is happening because the webdriver is trying to scroll the element into view before it clicks it and the browser window size may not be big enough for it to view the element. […]

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Using RequireJS with Jasmine 2.0

On June 12, 2014, in Javascript, Testing, by Anuj Gakhar

I’ve been trying to get some Jasmine tests running with RequireJS and although my tests work with Jasmine 1.3.x, I’ve been getting an error if I use Jasmine 2.0 for the tests. Apparently, Jasmine 2.0 has changed how it loads and executes the tests. If you look at the source here, you’ll see all the […]

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Win Free Copies of the new book – Extending Bootstrap

On June 12, 2014, in Javascript, Books, by Anuj Gakhar

Readers would be pleased to know that I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a Giveaway of their new book – Extending Bootstrap Three lucky winners stand a chance to win 3 digital copies of this book. Keep reading to find out how you can be one of the Lucky Winners. Book Overview […]

 

Dojo and IE8 Compatibility

On April 18, 2014, in Javascript, Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

As a web developer, we all have to write cross-browser code on a day to day basis and most of the time, cross-browser really means making sure the code works in different versions of IE. IE10 and IE11 are a lot better than IE9 in terms of compatibility and the biggest challenge is usually IE8 […]

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Win Free Copies of the new book – Getting Started with Grunt

On April 15, 2014, in Javascript, Books, by Anuj Gakhar

Readers would be pleased to know that I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a Giveaway of the new book – Getting Started with Grunt: The JavaScript Task Runner Three lucky winners stand a chance to win 3 digital copies of this book. Keep reading to find out how you can be one […]

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