Posts By: Rudy

What is a Hacker?

By Posted in - Security on November 17th, 2012 0 Comments 603255

“A hacker is someone who thinks outside the box. It’s someone who discards conventional wisdom, and does something else instead. It’s someone who looks at the edge and wonders what’s beyond. It’s someone who sees …

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Book Review: HTML Dog

By Posted in - Books & Code on November 17th, 2012 0 Comments 103258146

I read a LOT of reference books. I recently bought a Kindle so that I could keep all of them with me. As you know, physically, these books are HEAVY.

Anyway, I figure that, as I …

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Email RegEx

By Posted in - Code & Email on November 13th, 2012 0 Comments regex

So, I have been using ^[a-z0-9_\+-]+(\.[a-z0-9_\+-]+)*@[a-z0-9-]+(\.[a-z0-9-]+)*\.([a-z]{2,4})$ to validate email addresses. Seems to work well. I found this over at Markus Sipilä’s website. And, in case you weren’t aware, you can use this as …

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CMS Envy

By Posted in - CMS on November 13th, 2012 0 Comments CMS

I was watching a lynda.com video and they mentioned CMS Matrix.

WOW! A GREAT resource for researching all of the content management systems available (they list over 1200). I mean, seriously… I …

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Minifying

By Posted in - Code on November 12th, 2012 0 Comments minify-google-icrunched

I am sure that you have opened up someone’s .js or .css file and have found one looooooooong line of seeming gibberish.

This is “minifying”, also called “packing” or “compressed” (not to be confused with zipping …

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