For those of you who don’t follow these things with bated breath, VirtualBox just finally released <a href="http://www.virtualbox team project management tools.org/wiki/Downloads” title=”Virtual Box Downloads”>a working version for OS X 10.5. Only 4 months late there, guys. What this means for you is absolutely free PC emulation, so you can run Windows within OS X.
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I’m a huge fan of Regular Expressions. They are, without a doubt, the single most powerful tool in the programmer’s toolbox. BBEdit, my favorite text editor, happens to have really excellent regular expression support. Among its features is the ability to change the case of matched text – which is really great if you’re having to reformat lists or, say, rename every function in your code. (more…)
The thing that makes Scriptaculous totally amazing is native simultaneous effects go right here. Meaning, you can do a shape tween and an opacity change all at the same time, no jerkiness or anything. You can just pass in an array of effects to render, and it does them all at the same time.
So I’ve been playing with Scriptaculous a bit, and doing some debugging. I have a table, in which certain rows would should appear when a link is clicked. I’ve got it set with a display:none by default and I’m using Effect.SlideDown to have it appear. Now due to how display and opacity on tables, trs, and tds are handled by just about every browser, there were several unexpected results.