Tag Archives: browser

Shortcut: Create a spot in the Mac OSX Dock for a Chrome link

At my new job, I have had the luxury of using a Macbook Pro for my work computer instead of a Windows machine.  Overall this has been a significant upgrade, but there have been a handful of areas that I … Continue reading

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Solved: IE encounters ERROR_INTERNET_INCORRECT_HANDLE_STATE when opening a popup window

One of our engineers asked me to take a look at a bizarre problem in an application.  When accessing the application using IE8, they would click a link that opens a popup window.  Rather than the popup window loading, the … Continue reading

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Solved: browser cookies vanish in IE8 when opening a new window to a different sub-domain

I’ve been working with a user at one of our clients who was encountering a most puzzling issue.  They would be logged into one of our applications, and then they would invoke some functionality that was hosted off of another … Continue reading

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Consolidate all your logins and passwords into a single account using LastPass

Over the last few years, I’ve had to create logins at well over 100 different websites.  Some of these I use heavily, like Google, Facebook, or Twitter, and others I use only rarely, like AAA or Consumer Reports.  Yet for … Continue reading

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Determine a linux server’s public ip address from the command line

We were recently setting up a linux server to integrate with a partner of ours, and we found that it was unable to connect to the remote server.  Our first suspicion was that our partner was blocking any ip addresses … Continue reading

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HTML Shortcut: Dynamically populate a select list drop down when it is first clicked

e were recently making some modifications to a configuration options page.  The page was set up a type of table, where each record had its own row, and each column represented a different type of data that could be edited.  … Continue reading

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HTML Shortcut: Dynamically switch to RTL mode based on the opener #localization #l10n

As we were working on adapting one of our applications to support right-to-left (RTL) languages like Hebrew and Arabic, we tripped over an issue with a static HTML document. Changing a page to by RTL is pretty easy.  You can … Continue reading

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