Monday, December 22, 2014

Happy holidays! See you in 2015!

I know I haven't posted for long, but I have been extremely busy lately, and now I'm just enjoying the calm, so all I wanted to say here and now is happy holidays! :)

See you in 2015!

Monday, October 20, 2014

New website launch: N Jamal Design (

Here it is, the website that I've been working on lately: Design credits are 99.99% Nurain's, the photographer who asked me to do the web portion, I really only gave a few minor suggestions. ;)

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Calculate / limit lines in textarea

I had to answer and interesting question on StackOverflow (SO): Can can you limit (well, first of all calculate, of course) the number of lines in a textarea?

Saturday, August 30, 2014

No sound in Chrome for YouTube video

The other day I experienced an odd issue: there was no sound coming out of Google Chrome when I was trying to play a YouTube video.

I found this Google Support Forum thread about it; it may help you if you encounter a similar situation:

Sunday, July 20, 2014

7vége az ég alatt 4. - 2014 ready!

I just finished the now very (extremely, even) minimalist "release" of, the website I created for the festival we're having every year at summer, organised by my bro's and myself; don't forget to check out the Archives for earlier versions of this yearly changing website. ;)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

SOLVED! iOS 7 (iPhone 4S) Reminders only syncing when editing

This time I have something for you that would be more practical in your everyday life, provided you have an iPhone of course. You may have experienced this too, but I realized that if I applied changes to my Reminder entries on my iMac (has to be OS X 10.7.2 or later), it only got synced on my iPhone 4S with iOS 7 once I started editing one of the entries there. What happened in this case was that my current editing got ignored, and the changes I applied on my iMac took over. This was very annoying and I have looked everywhere on the net but found no real solution.

One day I just tried something, and it appears it did the trick:

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Calculating colour contrast from hex colour code (php, javascript)

This time I have a nice little snippet to offer you: there is an easy way of calculating contrast from hex colour codes. I needed this on one of my web apps where I wanted to display the background of certain buttons in one colour and wanted the app to automatically calculate if I should set black or white as foreground colour for the button so it's easy to read.

Friday, April 18, 2014

New, temporary design for webeno - webdesign, webhosting

I decided to apply a little facelift to my blog as the previous one looked really outdated. I will move this blog (sooner or later) into a different domain, but until then, I just wanted it to look a little nicer (to my view at least). I may still change my mind, so come back later for more... ;)