Mozilla Firefox

As mentioned before I’ve been meaning to do some more software development. I’ve written a small WordPress plugin recently and also decided to find an Open Source C/C++ project to contribute to. I’ve found that the community around Mozilla Firefox is approachable and responds quickly to questions. Their build environment was characterized as convoluted by one of the developers in the #introduction IRC channel, but frankly I had it up and running under both Windows and Linux in under an hour, which is highly encouraging for anyone who is new to the project.

Now we wait

Sander has found himself a new apartment to live in. Because the current resident is having money troubles, he will be evicted by April 1st at the very latest, but […]

AD Gallery: How to reinitialize the gallery after editing the HTML

At Coffeescripter jQuery AD Gallery, you can find the jQuery plugin called AD Gallery. In the comments, you can read that two people want to know how to destroy the gallery so that they can reset it (search for ‘destroy’ on the page if you’re interested).

I’ve had the issue of wanting to reset the gallery as well, because it doesn’t work well with jQuery’s .hide() and .show() methods, which you’ll encounter if you ever use a tabbed layout for a page with the gallery on one of these tabs. (At my job, AD Gallery has been used for quite a while and we haven’t gotten around to trying out other galleries yet. Since using a tabbed layout is also new, I only encountered this problem recently.)

Dream about singing and people helping me remember the words

Dream I had the night after Sander broke up with me.


I’m walking towards a stage that is surrounded by curtains. To the right – separated from the stage by the curtains, if closed – are three low tables placed in a U-shape, people sit on pillows at this table. I walk up to these tables and walk around, not sure if I should sit down. In fact, I believe my dream explored both options, sitting down and walking around. At the tables are several people, I don’t remember recognizing any of them. The band that is setting up on stage consists of Tjeerd, Monique, Marjolein, Sander, an ex-colleague of me at the university and one or two people I don’t know.