Torkil Johnsen

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Let CSS tell JS which breakpoint we’re at

Posted in CSS on May 24th, 2012

I have been working with responsive webdesign lately, and I have come across more than one example of people who define their breakpoints in both CSS and Javascript, or were having issues deciding where to define them. A quick fix/hack for you…

Nooku Jam Leuven 2011

Posted in Nooku on Nov 28th, 2011

Around 30 people, mostly developers, showed up for this weekend Nooku Jam in Leuven, Belgium, to learn about Nooku, where it’s headed, and to show off their work or collaborate with people on Nooku development.

Issues after upgrading to OS X Lion

Posted in mac,mamp,osx,Software on Jul 21st, 2011

I ran into a few issues after upgrading to OS X Lion that I thought might be useful to share with others.

Nooku Framework API documentation

Posted in Nooku on Mar 29th, 2011

I recently set up an automatically updated site that uses PhpDocumentor to create the API documentation for the Nooku Framework. The site is updated every night with the latest version of the Nooku Framework, and you can also read the complete source code of every php-file and class in the framework. Keep an eye out on too, as we will be working on improving it too in the near future.

Go to the Nooku Framework API documentation

Split views using Nooku Framework

Posted in Nooku on Dec 28th, 2010

Stian Didriksen wrote a good tutorial on using split views in Nooku Framework. A split view is a UI pattern where a view consists of two side-by-side panes, typically a left side menu with a right side detail views. In this tutorial he shows how to load these parts with HMVC and Ajax.

Read more at the Nooku blog

Using Gmail? Tried “dynamic” aliases?

Posted in Software on Dec 13th, 2010

While GMail does not offer traditional aliases to be set up for, but you can get dynamic aliases that you can add on the fly when providing your e-mail address to someone. This comes in handy when registering on websites or subscribing to newsletters.

Table Behaviors in Nooku Framework

Posted in Nooku on Dec 7th, 2010

One of the great timesavers in Nooku Framework are the database table behaviors. As the name suggests, you can use these to add some behaviors to your database. Here is a tutorial on how these work, plus a few practical examples.

Facebook API tutorial with PHP SDK

Posted in PHP on Dec 6th, 2010

Joey Rivera wrote a nice tutorial where he demonstrates how to use the Facebook PHP SDK to interact with Facebook’s Graph API. He presents a few simple examples where he starts out by creating a Facebook Application, and then goes on to both read and add photos and a status message. It’s a short and sweet tutorial, and really easy to get into.

Joomla 1.6 caching explained

Posted in joomla on Oct 5th, 2010

Klas Berlič, the man mainly responsible for the rewritten cache functionality in Joomla 1.6, has written two nice articles that explains the different types of caching available in Joomla 1.6.

Joomla 1.6 caching explained

Joomla 1.6 caching for developers

Collection of Joomla Security Tips

Posted in joomla,Security on Sep 18th, 2010

This is a post where I have collected a lot of tips and links from wherever I could find them. Originally I was going to wait for Joomla 1.6 to publish this and make sure to adjust the list according to what 1.6 will look like, but 1.6 is still in beta, and I grow tired of waiting, so this is a list targeted at Joomla 1.5.

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