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CashMeOusside.js – An Easter Egg Plugin

First off, I’d like to apologize for polluting the world of jQuery plugins. I had nothing to do so I conjured up this plugin to add “Cash Me Ousside, How Bow Dah” to your website. Installation instructions can be found on Github. https://github.com/ijason/CashMeOusside Demo http://demos.ijasoneverett.com/CashMeOusside/




W3 Total Cache broke my WordPress site

W3 Total Cache 0.9.5.2 broke my website rendering nothing but gibberish. I know that the Minify JS setting can cause issues since W3 Total Cache attempts to minify javascript files that are already minified. This in turn causes CSS files not to render properly. I’ve had this issue in the past and fixed it by […]



Alexa

My First Amazon Alexa Skill: Reading RSS using Node.js

I recently had my first Amazon Alexa skill published and am eagerly awaiting my Alexa Dev hoodie! Developing and publishing an Alexa skill is a lot easier than you might think especially with all the tutorials and resources Amazon provides. I decided to develop a skill that’ll read the WOD (Workout of the day) from […]




Apple will make ATS mandatory by Jan 1st 2017. What about my Admob ads?

During Apples WWDC, the company revealed the deadline for all apps in its App Store to switch to App Transport Security (ATS) by January 1st, 2017. Like a lot of indie developers trying to earn revenue from iOS apps, I decided to implement Google’s Admob ads into my app to generate revenue. Google encouraged developers […]




Backdoor in Joomla Core Files

When a friend asked if I could make some changes to his website, I agreed thinking I’ll be modifying some PHP or Javascript files. Turns out he was using Joomla. I normally wouldn’t attempt to modify files from a CMS like Joomla especially since I have no experience doing so. I decided to do some […]



Sigabrt

Debugging Sigabrt error on Main

The dreaded Sigabrt error in Xcode is as useless as censored. To help debug it, wrap it in a Try/Catch. That should give you a more meaningful error. Happy debugging!! int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { int retVal = 0; @autoreleasepool { @try { retVal = UIApplicationMain(argc, argv, nil, NSStringFromClass([AppDelegate class])); } @catch (NSException *exception) […]




Add Custom UIButton to UIAlertController

With the release of iOS 9, UIAlertView has been deprecated and should be replaced with UIAlertController. UIAlertView is deprecated. Use UIAlertController with a preferredStyle of UIAlertControllerStyleAlert instead There are plenty of tutorials showing how this can be done. If you’re looking to add custom buttons to your UIAlertController, the code below will show you how […]