Category Archives: Software

Penguin Spider Solitaire glitch [screenshot].

  Linux has a solitaire game called Penguin Spider – I have no idea how I did this, but, I was using a Bamboo Pen board and hit one of the keys on the pen while dragging a card.  All … Continue reading

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Xojo SQLite database access – sample code.

Here is sample web app code for a button to check to see if a SQLite database exists… [see code below] Dim fff As FolderItem Dim db As New SQLiteDatabase Dim s As String s=TextField1.Text fff=Getfolderitem(“”).Parent.child(s) If fff <> Nil … Continue reading

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Updating your Xojo apps? 1701 Software provides some help!

If you do not want to create a series of apps iterated by version numbers, here’s a handy link to 1701 Software’s helpful article on how to use a timer to check for the existence of a file to order … Continue reading

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Is Cobb County’s Poll finder hacked?

MARIETTA, GA — Nov. 4, 2014 — Cobb County’s poll locator and personalized ballot application is down (it’s now 10:17am).  With accusations of voter suppression flying across this country, the question is – is this a hack, a mistake, or … Continue reading

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How to turn off FaceBook Video Auto Play

With pictures – Here is a step-by-step guide to turning off your video play settings on FaceBook that are hogging your data and making FaceBook both slow and expensive to use on a cell phone: 1 & 2.  On the top … Continue reading

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