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JavaScript Snippet – An Inclusive Range of Numbers – span() Jul 1, 2018
at 2:26PM

One of the things I understand but dont really like about the range(), which is available in utility libraries such as lodash and YourJS, is that it produces an array of numbers ranging from the starting number to the ending number but not including the ending number. Let’s say for […]

JavaScript RegExp – Match Any Character May 26, 2018
at 11:47PM

If you have used regular expressions in JavaScript before you probably know that you can match any non-line-terminating character with just the dot (/./). Of course, you may also want to match absolutely any character in which case you can use any of the following: Most Common: /[\S\s]/ This is […]

PostgreSQL – Most Recent Week Day May 6, 2018
at 2:52PM

Most Recent Week Day Recently I was reviewing someone’s code for a function in PostgreSQL and I saw a block that was supposed to calculate the most recent Friday of the week. After working on improving it I came up with the following queries that will show the most recent […]

Excel to CSV, TSV and JSON Converter Apr 29, 2018
at 1:13PM

I recently finished creating a Desktop application that can converter Excel files into CSV, TSV and JSON files. This application allows you to select a root folder containing all of the Excel files that you want to convert then you can convert all of the sheets in each Excel file. […]

JavaScript Snippet – suffixFileSize() Apr 6, 2018
at 11:04PM

If you would like to convert the amount of bytes (or bits) into the corresponding measure when the size is a kilobyte or bigger (or a kilobit or bigger) you can use the following JavaScript function: Here are some examples of using it: // Convert bytes console.log(suffixFileSize(1023)); // 1023 B […]

Google Sheets Data As JSON & JSONP Mar 25, 2018
at 12:14AM

Google Sheets is a pretty simple way to make free spreadsheets and to quickly store data. Did you know that you can actually retrieve this data via JSON & JSONP? Here’s how you can do it in just a few easy steps: Open the desired Google Spreadsheet. Go to File […]

JavaScript Snippet – isPowerOf(x, base) Mar 20, 2018
at 8:48AM

After reading this reddit entry I decided to write up a little snippet with documentation: Feel free to use it whenever and wherever. Happy coding! 😎

Install Watchtower Library on Mac Using Wineskin Winery Mar 15, 2018
at 1:49AM

Here is how you install Watchtower Library on Mac: Either insert the Watchtower Library disc or if you have the Watchtower Library setup files in a folder make sure you can find it. Download Wineskin Winery. Unzip Wineskin Winery if the downloaded file from the previous step is a ZIP […]

Ciphly – Top Programming Resources Feb 20, 2018
at 8:08AM

If you want to either look for the top programming resources on the web or add your link, visit the brand new site The Top Sites You Want To See! This new site allows you to see the top programming resources by language and category (library, documentation, etc.). Scoring […]

Search Engine Using Google Sheets Jan 14, 2018
at 8:10PM

Have you ever wanted to make a simple search engine? There are plenty of ways to do it. One way that I have been using in my simple search engine for a while is leveraging Google Sheets. Creating Your Own Google Sheets Search Engine Here are a few simple steps […]