I’ve recently started some development of some iOS apps. And I wanted to build a small app that makes use of SQLite to store some data and I use Xcode 4 instead of Xcode 3.x as my IDE for developing my iOS apps. If you google around looking for how to use sqlite for your iOS app, you’ll get lots of solutions on the Xcode 3.x telling you to have to add the SQLite Framework by right clicking on the Frameworks under your project then “Add Existing Frameworks”.
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You should have experienced that a div is being partially or completely covered by a Flash object or Flash movie. No matter how you specifically set the z-index of your DIV to be higher than the Flash movie, it’ll not work on your browsers.
Here is an example on how to use a Java Applet to generate a PDF from XHTML or XML source. The main advantage of using an Applet to generate from XHTML or XML source is XHTML/XML source can be gzip compressed from the source web server which reduces very much its size to be transferred over a slow network connection and is speedier, while compared to an actual PDF file that’s transferred over the same network.
One of the goodies in HTML5 is it allows you to use the <canvas></canvas> tag pair to draw or manipulate images on it. But not all browsers support the HTML5 Canvas. To have a canvas displayed on your browser, you can simply have the following HTML code.
We’ve covered the HostIP.info API for converting the IP address to a country and city of your visitor. But you may have noticed sometime HostIP.info does not convert everything and might have comparatively lower accuracy. But if you want better accuracy, HostIP.info also recommends you to get a commercial version such as MaxMind
The HostIP.info provides API allows you to get the country including the city as well. The simple PHP script that can get the country is as follow:
To print a web or HTML page without getting the usual printer prompt on your Firefox browser, you can make use of the Firefox plugin, JS Print Setup. Installation like usual installation of any Firefox plugins.
You wanna call a remote web service using HTTP POST in your PHP, but you do not wanna use cURL as cURL might not be supported in your web host. The following codes explain how you can do it without using cURL.
If you’re like me, running a blog powered by WordPress which you always need to show some programming codes in a number of languages, and you want those codes to be well-formatted with syntax highlighted while being displayed to your users. You can then make use of the WordPress’ Plugin, Wp-Syntax to do so.