Tons of things working on

it’s been a while since the last post. After coming to new york, I have been very busy on my study, personal projects and (of course) playing around. studying in new york university is harsh, but not as hard as i think. I met nice people, hanged out with my beloved new friends. I even…

Capitalizing Words in Javascript

This is a very old draft stuck at the bottom of my draft list. lol [sourcecode language=”javascript”] var str = "hello world"; str = str.toLowerCase().replace(/b[a-z]/g, function(letter) { return letter.toUpperCase(); }); alert(str); //Displays "Hello World" [/sourcecode] Making it as a function, we can do this. [sourcecode language=”javascript”] function capitalize(str) { return str.toLowerCase().replace(/b[a-z]/g, function(letter) { return letter.toUpperCase();…

Find the User Agent Strings of any Mobile Devices

It’s quite often for a developer to make use of the user agent to determine what browser does a user used, especially for those who develop web services and websites. Recently I found a website which has a huge database of mobile device information, including the user agent string and even the functions supported in…

Show completions and quick help tips in Xcode

I know it is troublesome, tedious, or just like hell. Apple has his own way to do a common task. Very often, we need to use the autocompletion in IDE to assist coding so we do not need to memorize the billions of function names. In Eclipse, everything is automatic. A list of function names linked together…

Animated sprites in Cocos2D

I have been working with Cocos2D for a while and I am still a newbie. The way to deal with animations in Cocos2D 1.0.0 – the stable version currently – is different from the way before using CCSpriteSheet. Now Cocos2D adapts animations as cache shared in the project using CCSpriteFrameCache. It also requires a plist file…

How do I construct a website

To construct a website, from nothing to a pretty one, what is needed is not only technique, but also ideas. When I was young, I constructed my website with Microsoft Frontpage. Later, I uses Dreamwaver to handle coding, programming web functions with PHP and javascript. Now, I even start using templates such as the Grid…

Posting source codes on WordPress

This is visual basic. [sourcecode language=”vb”] Private Function TempPath() As String Const MaxPathLen = 256 ‘Max length of the path, just as big as possible Dim FolderName As String ‘Name of the folder Dim ReturnVar As Long ‘Return Value End Function [/sourcecode] To do so, you need to wrap the code between [‌‌‌‌‌sourcecode language=”vb”] and…

Mail Checker Lite: Nicholas Workshop

Mail Checker Lite: Nicholas Workshop There were a number of suggestions come with the comments from the world after the publication of my Chrome extension, Mail Checker. It is great as it help my program to become more mature and comprehensive. Suggestions including bug reporting, feeling after using and rooms improvement. One of that would…

Home-made “Recent Comments” for Blogger

I suddenly want to write a “Recent Comment” for this Blogspot as I am not satisfied with the default one. It is not difficult as I made use of jQuery to dual with the comment feed in Json format. All the data is avaliable and ready, what I do is just adjusting the location into…