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Current Rank: 9 (Web Development & Design)
Site Description: Pinoy Freelance Web Developer
Date Joined: Oct 19, 2011

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DOMPDF : Missing Images and Unapplied Stylesheets
on Dec 18, 2011 in PHP WebDev Yii I'm currently using DOMPDF to convert an HTML page to PDF. The generated PDFs are fine, except that some styles doesn't seem to get applied and some images ended up missing. After setting $_dompdf_show_warnings to true to debug the process, I found o...

PHP 5 Reflection API and Custom-Built ACL for CodeIgniter
on Jun 20, 2011 in PHP WebDev One of the projects I'm currently handling was built using CodeIgniter and uses Ben Edmunds Ion Auth for user authentication. I gave another programmer instructions on how to implement a controller-action based access control list (similar to one of...

Using components inside a Cake shell
on Jan 16, 2011 in CakePHP PHP You can easily include and use models inside cake shells/tasks as you would normally do inside a controller - via the $uses class attribute. But the cake shell doesn't give you the same functionality for loading components. So how do you load and use...

jQuery Validation Plugin: Setting error message for remote method
on Oct 20, 2010 in Javascript/Ajax WebDev ajax gotcha javascript jQuery The jQuery Validation Plugin, by default, provides a way to validate fields using server-side resource via Ajax call. This is through the use of the remote rule/method. According to the documentation (or from how I understand the stuff written about...

jQuery Datepicker: Prevent hide on date select
on Oct 16, 2010 in Javascript/Ajax date picker javascript jQuery A user from PHP User Group Philippines posted a question on the forum asking how to prevent the jQuery Datepicker dialog from closing upon selection of a date. The date picker had the button panel enabled where clicking "Done" closes the dialog. It s...

Site Update
on Oct 5, 2010 in Uncategorized New look, same old content. Sigh Just testing out Facebook integration.

on Feb 27, 2009 in Uncategorized Hmmm... blog seems to be working just fine. Just upgraded to the latest version of WordPress. It's been more than a year since I last blogged on my homepage. I no longer remember how to use Textile . Have been trying to blog, been inspired to blog, b...

Firefox HTML Validator plugin fix (Ubuntu Feisty or Gutsy)
on Nov 7, 2007 in Daily WebDev colorzilla feisty Firefox gutsy html validator ubuntu If you have Ubuntu Feisty or Gutsy with the default Firefox installed (meaning you didn't manually downloaded/installed your Firefox), you might have some problems making the HTML Validator plugin work even after you followed the fix for Linux. I've...

Input Elements: disabled vs. readOnly
on Oct 8, 2007 in Daily Reminders WebDev Disabled and readOnly input elements both prevent its data from being changed (at least via the user). But a disabled input element's data is not sent with other data when the form is submitted. Could've saved me that extra 30-minute debugging time.

Hooray! On Linux at last
on Jun 14, 2007 in Daily It's almost a week since I installed Ubuntu Feisty Fawn on my home PC. My original plan was to install it in a separate hard drive. But since I bought a DVD burner, I might as well burn make some back-ups and free some space where I can install Ubunt...

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