While running some difficult querys in MySQLWorkbench I ran into this the error: “Lost connection to MySQL server during query” After searching google for a while I found a fix. MySQLWorkbench has a fixed max running time for querys that you can alter in the preferences: Go to Preferences > SQL Editor and increase the… Read More


I’ve been looking for a way to enforce naming conventions for a while. Last night I finally got to testing how this could be done with CSSLint. It turns out this is pretty easy if you know Javascript. First you have to download the zip file from Github. In it you’ll find a src folder.… Read More


While following the Javascript Masterclass, some examples poped up about using prototype on native objects. An implementation of curry was added to javascript, just as some other usefull features. This reminded me of a prototype a colleague of mine ones made for a format function. Format does replace values in a string. A bit like… Read More


What is a convolution matrix? It’s possible to get a rough idea of it without using mathematical tools that only a few ones know. Convolution is the treatment of a matrix by another one which is called “kernel”. The Convolution Matrix filter uses a first matrix which is the Image to be treated. The image… Read More


CSS bloat happens to all of us. Sometimes it’s our own fault, sometimes it legacy code. Whatever the reason, bloat is a diseas that needs cureing. At the moment, I’m trying to clean up a some large css files and an easy cure is not in sight. As I’m planning on doing this thorough, I’ve… Read More