Adding custom dictionaries to ColorDict, a StarDict app on Android

AJAX, Android, 224 words  


Adding custom dictionaries to ColorDict, a StarDict app on Android

ColorDict is a great free dictionary app on the Android Marketplace which I stumbled across by accident. You can get it on the marketplace via this link or search for colordict.

While it has a couple of dictionaries available separately via the marketplace, the cool thing about this app is that it supports any dictionaries in the open source StarDict format which means you can install any of the dictionaries in this list.

The problem is the installation of the custom dictionaries isn’t very clear so heres how I did it.

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Link exchange concept

Technical, AJAX, PHP, 214 words  


This is an experimental concept I came up with on webdevrefinery.

The idea is to have a centrally maintained and human moderated set of links that forms a network of possibly SEO positive links. This is meant to help personal websites and freelance developers who would like an honest way to exchange links and facilitate collaboration.

Of course, we can’t accept just anybody to the list, so heres the requirements of entry:

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Scrolling overflowed DOM elements

Javascript, AJAX, 59 words  


Because when an overflowed DOM element is first created, it always starts scrolling from the top.
However, you can scroll down an overflowed DOM element such as a Div by setting the scroll.

The follow sample is written in jQuery

Code

$("#bigDiv").scrollTop($("#bigDiv")[0].scrollHeight - $("#bigDiv").height());

Where
$("#bigDiv")[0].scrollHeight is the full overflowed height of the content.
$("#bigDiv").height() is the height of the container.

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Brinley Ang is a sysadmin, web dev, coder, geek boy, jedi knight fragger, caffine addict, deaf meloncholic and rockstar wannabe. Listens to the sex pistols and a wide assortment of heavy metal.

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