ActionScript 3 Windows Filename Regexp

The project I’m working on today allows users to type their own filenames. The actual file extension is added afterwards by my system. I needed to check that the filename itself is valid for Windows so I came up with this: var file_name:String = ” #DOG!”£$%^&*()_+{}~@:?><|¬`-=[]#’;/.,”; // Remove chars not allowed in Windows filename / […]

Music To Your Ears – All My Phone Ringtones

I get a kick from making ringtones and notification sounds and my friends seem to enjoy them as well. I had an accident and deleted a bunch of them a few weeks ago and since then I’ve played with the idea of putting them all online so that I can have a live backup of […]

Setting Featured Items In X-Cart

This had me banging my head for ages today. On the design I am implementing there needs to be both a “Best Seller” panel and a “Latest Products”. There is no latest product module as default and I refuse to pay for a third party one when I can just make my own. The problem […]

AMD Catalyst 11.3 Kills Bad Company 2

So after all the hassle I went through to finally get Bad Company 2 working properly AMD have gone and done it again, they spoilt my game! I had it all tweaked out and running smoothly, the last big hurdle for me was the screen going black during game-play which obviously, totally kills things as […]

Funambol Outlook Plugin Profile Popup

This is a post to a quite small group of people. Those are the people that use the Funambol service to sync their data amongst multiple systems. I use it to sync my Calendar, Tasks and Notes between Outlook 2010 and my Android phone. It works just as it should except that if you enable […]

Now listen up! Back in my day, we didn’t have fancy tanks! We had sticks. Two stick and a rock for the entire platoon! And we had to share the rock! You should consider yourself very lucky marines!

— Sgt. Johnson, Halo 2