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CigTrack.info

There’s a grand rule not to put your school or university work in your portfolio, but I’m going to break that right now. Right now I’m working on a mobile/desktop website to track the consumption of cigarettes over at cigtrack.info. Kenneth and I are doing this for our exam at EAL:webdev.

A couple of hours have gone into it and it’s been great fun, so I just had to publish what I’ve been doing for the last two months, apart from other projects and photography.

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Blissful Afternoon part 1

Thanks to Trond and Hendrik for contributions on this one. I’m really happy with getting some more and different auditive input this way!

Here again the playlists you can recommend to:

Collaborative Playlists with Spotify

I’m a late adopter on this one, but I’ve decided to try Spotify for a month and to try as much of its functionality as possible.

That’s why I want to curate some series of playlists and kind of create my own samplers, which is why

I want you to recommend tracks for me on Spotify
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AJAX loading and pagination done right (deviantart infinite scroll)

deviantart is a great site for artists, photographers, writers and different craftmen to show their work, mostly through pictures. It’s a quite huge social network for creatives. This leads to deviantart of course having to serve a lot of pictures to their viewers. Continue reading “AJAX loading and pagination done right (deviantart infinite scroll)”

Using virtual hosts with MAMP free

mamp vs mamp pro virtualhosts localhost

MAMP PRO supports the easy setup of custom domains like awesomeproject.local for developing your web projects. Since I like to stick to learning technologies I found a way to enable the same behaviour in the free version of MAMP. Continue reading “Using virtual hosts with MAMP free”

CodeIgniter and Sparks, Fatal error: Call to a member function isMobile() on a non-object

codeigniter ellislab

Now this is just going to be a quick tip about a tiny pitfall in the amazing extension system for CodeIgniter: Sparks.

I was lucky to find a spark to detect mobile devices for a project I’m working on right now, so I wouldn’t have to drag together all the specifications for various user agents, written by James Constable. The problem I ran into was, that CodeIgniter would output an error whenever I tried to load the spark, which went like this: Continue reading “CodeIgniter and Sparks, Fatal error: Call to a member function isMobile() on a non-object”