Sublime Text: Wrap in closure

If you write a lot of JavaScript this little Sublime Text Snippet might come in handy. It wraps your selection in a closure function and puts 2 cursors inside the parameter brackets. Usage Select some code and press Ctrl + Shift + P It will be listed in the fuzzy search with…

JSHint in Sublime Text 3 (Can't load reporter file)

There isn't really a reason why someone shouldn't use JSHint or JSLint. If you installed the JSHint plugin in Sublime Text 3 you probably get the error: Can't load reporter file. That's because the plugin isn't Sublime Text 3 compatible. Luckily there's an easy fix for that. First cd into…

Execute MySQL from Sublime Text

Oh dear, it has been over a year since my last post. I shouldn't be so lazy. Enough said, lets blow the dust of this blog and start being more productive again. If you want to execute a sql file directly from Sublime Text and want to see the result…

The Blackberry PlayBook - Like a half full or half empty glass

I recently received a Playbook from Blackberry due their developer promotion. They wanted  more developers to code apps for their platform so they sent a free tablet to everyone who published an app on the App World in a certain time. I was one of the lucky developers who struggled…

Installing BlackBerry PlayBook simulator on Ubuntu

You may heard of the extended Free PlayBook offer from BlackBerry. If not, basically if you upload an app, no matter in which language you write or have written your app, they will offer you a free PlayBook when your app gets approved. So I wanted to take the chance…

Excluding URLs from the security-constraint in App Engine

I was playing and searching around for how to exclude a URL from the security constraint in the web.xml file in App Engine. For my application everyone has to be authenticated to access anything in the application and I don't want to add every URL to the pattern. So…