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Upcoming Updates

Posted on Feb 4, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

An overview of upcoming updates and projects I am working on.

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MySQL Arbitrary Ordering

Posted on Jul 1, 2004 | Last Updated Jan 22, 2008

Order your results in any way you choose using the CASE clause

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MySQL, CASE clause, IN clause, Arbitrary Order

Filter XML Data Based on Dates in ActionScript

Posted on Oct 12, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

You can filter your XML data based on dates in ActionScript to limit results in a component's data provider to one that is relevant to the given task.

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flex, flash,xml, dates, e4x, as3, actionscript

Subjects in the Classroom and Life

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A discussion on the utilitarian value of the subjects our schools teach. This editorial on education was one of the last pieces Shawn Olson printed as a Messenger writer.

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educational subjects, subject relevance in education

Lady Beetles

Posted on Oct 15, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

Lady Beetles didn't swarm us this year, but next year they might!

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lady beetles, ladybugs, malasian multicolored lady beetle, malb, carnivorous insects, insect photos, adult corn root worm

June 22, 2008 Newsletter

Posted on Jun 21, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
harvestmanHayden Baby Photo nov 07Nuclear Fission

June 22, 2008 Newsletter with photos of Hayden, Harvestmen and a physics cartoon.

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June 22, 2008 Newsletter

Counter-Strike Night

Jun 23, 2005

Counter-Strike Night

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Canon 10D Err 99

Posted on Aug 21, 2005 | Last Updated Aug 16, 2013

Article regarding the infamous Err 99 in the Canon 10D digital SLR.

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err 99, canon 10d, digital slr, photography, camera

Change CSS in JavaScript in multiple browsers

Posted on Jun 22, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

I have updated the popular changecss() JavaScript function to be compatible with most common browsers.

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change css

Mermaid

Posted on Mar 1, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011
mermaid facemermaid graphic

Painting of a mermaid composed in Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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mermaid, computer art, corel photopaint
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