Have finally found a use for Siri

August 21, 2016 Matt Thornton 0

I’ve had an iPhone for numerous years, and quite frankly the various ‘improvements’ along the way have made little different to my life. iMessage is OK I guess – but nothing much else has done anything for me. It still makes phone calls, and sends texts, and sort of browses […]

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HTML5 input number and search

June 15, 2016 Matt Thornton 0

Hurrah! Long gone are the days of frantically worrying whether or not your flashy new website is going to display nicely in IE5 and Netscape (‘Nutscrape’ Lolz) and the heady days of Firefox (you know, before it became total bloatware.) HTML5, CSS3.0, frameworks like Bootstrap and even – would you […]

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Safari hiding png images! WHAAAT?!

May 12, 2016 Matt Thornton 0

So this just perplexed me for a while. <img src="bob.png" alt="bob" /> Nothing wrong with that right? Worked great in Chrome but Safari… no image. A quick look in the Developer console in Safari showed something weird – the img tag was being appended with all sorts of crap. display: […]

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SharePoint Features + Renaming

August 5, 2015 Matt Thornton 0

This is a fun one. In some of our Visual Studio solutions we use the period character – “.” – for project naming which broadly reflects the namespaces in use. However, this causes issues for Visual Studio namely in the ability to rename features. So when you create a feature, […]

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Sharepoint 2010 + Internal Field Name Max Length

August 4, 2015 Matt Thornton 1

Little reminder about something that has just kept me busy for the last hour or so – internal field names in SharePoint lists have a max length of 32 characters. SharePoint treats this a little bizarrely – it will create the column but then truncate the internal field name. Thus […]