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Archive for November, 2008

I don’t generally use Firefox for my every day browsing, but I do like the plugins. I use the S3 Organizer, Elasticfox (formerly the EC2 plugin) and the SQLite manager plugins fairly regularly. In fact I generally only browse with Firefox in two circumstances, 1) if I’m testing an application I’m developing or 2) when […]

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 at 09:35 0 comments

I recently had a battle figuring out how to change the visual styles of the Flex UITextField component.  It came highly recommended by many over the TextField in that it added among other things, the ability to “use styles”.  They must mean it’s ability to inherit styles from its parent, because my experience with styling these monsters was a […]

Monday, November 3rd, 2008 at 22:45 2 comments

I’ve taken a step that I’ve been wanting to do for quite some time, extending UIComponent.  Sometimes I think it’s amazing that I’ve made it this long without having to do it. I’m working on a project right where I’m using an ItemRenderer in a List control (nothing new) but there may be up to 100 […]

Monday, November 3rd, 2008 at 22:13 1 comment

I’ve been using my new (used) MacBook Pro for a week now, thought I’d post a quick report about it.  The short summary is that it has replaced my old laptop for all the functions that I used my laptop for.  In this respect it’s performance has been nearly flawless (more about that in a […]

Saturday, November 1st, 2008 at 19:40 0 comments