Monthly Archives: May 2009

Fix for broken drag and drop in Wordpress Sociable plugin

Drag and drop is broken in the Wordpress Sociable plugin which means you cannot easily reorder your bookmarking options. I have seen posts 2 weeks old asking for a fix for this and I am too impatient…so here it is. Navigate to your sociable plugin directory and create a file called “sociable-admin.js”. Add the [...]
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Truncate your Flex ComboBox text

Today I ran into a situation where I wanted my ComboBox drop down text to have a 9px font size and a 10px font size on the text input portion. This is a problem because your labels can easily get cut off. Ugly: I think this is prettier: Here is how to do it: <mx:Script> <![CDATA[ [...]
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The Art And Science Of Seductive Interactions

I will generally stay away from posting other people’s content on my blog because this is not a news site. But I really liked this presentation… (sorry if it is a bit slow loading, slideshare isn’t perfect) The Art & Science of Seductive Interactions View more presentations from Stephen Anderson. If you enjoyed this post, make sure [...]
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Flex widget with rounded corners (code included)

It should be really easy to create the template for a widget with rounded corners in Flex. It is certainly not a difficult task, but it is not obvious. Rather than explain the things you need to pay attention to, I will just post the code below. After setting up a flex [...]
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Small tool tips for Adobe Flex validation errors

If you are using Adobe Flex forms, chances are you have come across validators. I do not like the way validators work out of the box, and it is a real pain to work against them. I will post a better way to validate your forms later. For now, I want to [...]
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