Monthly Archives: October 2007


To go back a line in my shell I can press Fn + ↑ or Ctrl + P. Fn + P does nothing useful. (I have an unusual keyboard).


On Saturday I went along to JQueryCamp, since it was in Boston. It was the first conference specifically about this JavaScript library. I don’t do very much Javascript work, but I pick up what there is in my company because I find it interesting, and I have started using JQuery because it makes it so […]

jquery and java .properties files

I recently had a need to parse a Java .properties format file in Javascript, and couldn’t find a suitable library for it, so I hacked out this (actually I copied the regular expressions from a Perl implementation): /** * parse a string containing text in Java .properties file format, and convert it into a map […]