Category Archives: Programming

Writing an Exponent CMS Module

I recently wrote a plug-in module for Exponent CMS. I really like the CMS and is very capable to do what I would like. However, when I set out to write my own custom module, I found the documentation lacking. In this article, I’ll outline some tips to help you get started writing a module for Exponent CMS. Continue reading

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TMPGEnc Batch List Creator

I’ve recently been using TMPGEnc to convert a bunch of AVI files into MPG. The program works great and has a lot of features. However, there is one major UI flaw when doing batch conversions. Here, I’ve got a solution for one way around it. Continue reading

Posted in Programming, VB, Video Editing | 6 Comments

Where’s my Info Balloon?

I’ve recently discovered a problem with my dotNet program. Well, as I found out, it may not be a problem with my program. I display a maximized, borderless window (#1) and then transition to a normal, sizable bordered window (#2), which is also maximized. The borderless window, when maximized, covers the taskbar, which is fine. However window #1 creates window #2, which apparently also gives window #2 a higher z-order than the task bar. When window #2 finishes loading, it sends an event to window #1, instructing it to close. Continue reading

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Simple PHP Mailing List

I was recently looking for a very simple PHP mailing list script. I essentially wanted the ability to notifiy friends and family when I’ve updated a website with new pictures. I, of course, wanted unsubscribe capability, email confirmation and other simple features. I spend WAY too much time downloading and trying out free scripts on the web. So, I decided not to waste any more of my time and just created one of my own. Continue reading

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Using integers in a C++ ArrayList

In this day and age, creating a dynamic list of integers seems like it should be an easy task. I set out to figure out how to do this using the ArrayList class in DotNet, I actuall
y found it to be more of a challenge than it should have been. Continue reading

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