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Pseudo-debugging Komodo JavaScript macros20080203003222

Pseudo-debugging Komodo JavaScript macros

Eric PromislowFebruary 3, 2008
Another link to the ActiveState community site… this article is at https://community.activestate.com/pseudo-debugging-komodo-javascript-macros...
Coding Like it’s 1982: The RubyCamp Writeup20080128051327

Coding Like it’s 1982: The RubyCamp Writeup

Eric PromislowJanuary 28, 2008
I took a break from working on Komodo to build a rough Google Maps API app with Rails, and presented it at Vancouver RubyCamp this past weekend. Along...
Exploring Firefox Event Objects without Debugging20080125023531

Exploring Firefox Event Objects without Debugging

Eric PromislowJanuary 25, 2008
For such a powerful tool, Firefox/Mozilla’s event objects aren’t very well documented. I still haven’t found one definitive, concise...
XULRunner + PyXPCOM20080121010051

XULRunner + PyXPCOM

shanecJanuary 21, 2008
I wrote this to the PyXPCOM list, but then thought I’d blog it for those who don’t read that list: A while back we open sourced the bulk o...
Call to Firefox extension developers20080118194636

Call to Firefox extension developers

shanecJanuary 18, 2008
Mark Finkle has been making a call out to extension developers to update their extensions for Firefox 3.  His call, and some recent extensions th...
The Future of Software and Social Networks20080117024706

The Future of Software and Social Networks

Eric PromislowJanuary 17, 2008
My last few blogs have been pretty techie.  I’ve even been wondering if I should write about some messing around I’ve been doing on w...
Improving Ajax Performance by Being Selective20080107014752

Improving Ajax Performance by Being Selective

Eric PromislowJanuary 7, 2008
I spent a few days over the holidays messing around with Rails 2.0 and the Google Maps API.  Sure, these technologies aren’t the newest.&nb...
XML+CSS+Komodo==Cool Document Preview20080107011147

XML+CSS+Komodo==Cool Document Preview

shanecJanuary 7, 2008
A number of times recently I’ve had the idea of preview-ability for different XML formats come up.  Komodo has a simple browser preview bui...
Supressing the Windows Error Report MessageBox with Subprocess and Ctypes20071128001155

Supressing the Windows Error Report MessageBox with Subprocess and Ctypes

Eric PromislowNovember 28, 2007
Hands up, anyone who’s written a Python script that was supposed to run for a long period of time unattended on a Windows box, only to come in t...
Adding New Languages to Komodo with UDL20070126024627

Adding New Languages to Komodo with UDL

Eric PromislowJanuary 26, 2007
Kid: Adding a New Language to Komodo with UDL -1. This Tutorial doesn’t work with Komodo 4.2 The API changed slightly when 4.2 was released, but...