If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. — Dalai Lama Over the past couple of years I’ve been trying to put into words my thoughts regarding the type of company where I’d like to work. There are companies I would not consider working for — their …
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Generally GO executables are advertised as statically linked.
And they are, mostly, except for those times where they aren’t.
This is about one of those times, and what I discovered in the process.
I’ve been interested in Linux Containers for quite a while; I think that they have their sweet spot where they are better than virtual instances — in particular they require less resources. I am working on a framework to use linux containers for on-demand computing — increasing or decreasing instances of applications as needed. I …
Today’s lesson has to do with z-index and events. I’d had a png with transparant portions that I wanted to use as a mask, so that information from underneath would not show. However, buttons, links, and hovers were not working — the top level element was taking the events and eating them. A change of …
The hiatus has been due to me having been really sick with a weird neurological disorder. I didn’t do any coding at all for over 2 months. I’m starting to feel better, but I still have my good days and bad. So, there will be updates. Hopefully before not too much longer.
I’m going to have to send my “big” laptop off for servicing, so I upgraded chibi, or as my daughter calls it, “Baby yaptop”. I upgraded the ram to 2gb — it was only $27 with tax. I had held off on this because I didn’t want to “void the warranty”. I found out today …
More about methods, it’s inspired/spurred by a comment on methods, public_methods, and private_methods by Pit Captain. It also corrects some misconceptions I had (and may have (wrongly) given others). I’ve added a new category, “eating crow” for this and any other postings where I step back and re-evaluate my posts. This is to keep me …
For a project I’m currently working on I wanted to make some “bubble” tooltips. In order to cut down on the size/number of images, I’m using css sprites. A quick google reveals that nobody else has (at least on the first page) put together tooltips using sprites. The technique will work with any sort of …