Facebook has been talking about this for quite some time and now it is here. Just hover your mouse over the Like button and you will see some new emoticons. So for the first time you can like in anger a post!
From left to right we have:
Like Love Haha Wow Sad and Angry
Imagine the analytics they will be able to gather from this…
These are currently the most viewed videos on YouTube about the IBM BlueMix platform:
Although this could be considered “cheating” in the social world and I certainly do not condone automated social behavior, I do think NodeRED on BlueMix is very cool and easy to use and this is a fast, simple, and effective way to promote a given topic on Twitter.
What I did was create a flow in NodeRED to look for any Tweets that mention “bluemix” and the retweet that tweet to help promote BlueMix on Twitter. Here is the flow on BlueMix:
Check out my video below to see what each element in the flow does and how the application works. You can sign up on on the Codename: BlueMix beta today here to give this a try.
I have been messing around with BlueMix for a bit and I am seeing more and more customers interested in what BlueMix brings to the table. If you haven’t already, get on to the site and start playing around!
There are actually a lot of cool online tools to aid with creating image maps but for those users of GIMP you have a pretty easy to use and configurable image map tool right at your finger tips!
In this video I show how easy it is to use GIMP to create image maps for web sites.
Make sure you check out the Image Map Plugin Page to learn more about this cool feature.
Getting and setting check boxes in jQuery is a lot easier than setting radio buttons and we can thank the “prop” function for that.
Here is the HTML, notice each check box has its own Id, that is the key so the jQuery selector can get at the “checked” property:
Getting the value is a single line call and it can be stored in a boolean:
pillar_buy = $('#screen_pillar_buy').prop( "checked");
Setting is just as easy:
$('#screen_pillar_buy').prop( "checked", pillar_buy );