False Positives http://www.falsepositives.com Ian Irving's Code and Culture from Toronto Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:27:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 a simple image_tag rollover for Rails 4http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2015/04/21/a-simple-image_tag-rollover-for-rails-4/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2015/04/21/a-simple-image_tag-rollover-for-rails-4/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:11:57 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=4017 Continue reading

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a simple image_tag rollover for Rails 4

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Keeping up with Ruby and Rails in 2015http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2015/04/12/keeping-up-with-ruby-and-rails-in-2015/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2015/04/12/keeping-up-with-ruby-and-rails-in-2015/#comments Sun, 12 Apr 2015 19:50:52 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=4022 This was posed as a question by a new Ruby on Rails developer at a recent Toronto RPN (Rails Pub Nite), here are some sugetions for keeping up Continue reading

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Keeping up with Ruby and Rails in 2015

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a Vancouver visithttp://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2015/03/05/a-vancouver-visit/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2015/03/05/a-vancouver-visit/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:39:12 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3998 We have returned from the Sacred Slopes and the Land of the Blossoms (aka Whistler and Vancouver) back to Fimbulwinter (or at least the light version in Toronto). Good food and times were had .. Continue reading

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a Vancouver visit

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FalsePositives goes to DChttp://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/11/04/falsepositives-goes-to-dc/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/11/04/falsepositives-goes-to-dc/#comments Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00:51:13 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3959 That's DC as in "District of Columbia", aka in the capital of the USA. At the end of this October we made a extra long weekend trip to Washington DC. It was a first trip for me, so lots of touristy stuff. Continue reading

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FalsePositives goes to DC

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TIFF 2014 : The Dead Lands, Phoenix, Breakup Buddies, Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 2, Mommy, 71, Tokyo Fiancée, The Imitation Gamehttp://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/09/11/tiff-2014-the-dead-lands-phoenix-breakup-buddies-dont-go-breaking-my-heart-2-mommy-71/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/09/11/tiff-2014-the-dead-lands-phoenix-breakup-buddies-dont-go-breaking-my-heart-2-mommy-71/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:36:28 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3918 Continue reading

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TIFF 2014 : The Dead Lands, Phoenix, Breakup Buddies, Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 2, Mommy, 71, Tokyo Fiancée, The Imitation Game

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Simple State Machines in Rails 4.1 with Enumhttp://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/08/22/simple-state-machines-in-rails-4-1-with-enum/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/08/22/simple-state-machines-in-rails-4-1-with-enum/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:14:19 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3908 Continue reading

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Simple State Machines in Rails 4.1 with Enum

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Found Words : ADDDD or ADD Driven Developmenthttp://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/08/12/found-words-adddd-or-add-driven-development/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/08/12/found-words-adddd-or-add-driven-development/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:26:46 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3894 Ruby Rogues podcat #168 with Craig Muth of Xiki fame : Continue reading

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Found Words : ADDDD or ADD Driven Development

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Giving the Finger to the WIMP : Mouse vs Touch in Web Design :http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/05/22/mouse-vs-touch-in-web-design/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/05/22/mouse-vs-touch-in-web-design/#comments Thu, 22 May 2014 20:14:52 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3860 Out of the 1980's computing came "WIMP" as in "Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointer". With Mobile devices soon to be the default computer experience, the Mouse Pointer is dead and with it some bad habits in our web designs. Here are Two : Continue reading

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Giving the Finger to the WIMP : Mouse vs Touch in Web Design :

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Conditional Browser Feature Testing with Modernizrhttp://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/05/08/feature-testing-with-modernizr/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/05/08/feature-testing-with-modernizr/#comments Thu, 08 May 2014 20:09:24 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3843 Continue reading

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Conditional Browser Feature Testing with Modernizr

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Going beyond the IE6 deathwatch, the WinXp IE8 deathwatchhttp://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/04/01/going-beyond-the-ie6-deathwatch-the-winxp-ie8-deathwatch/ http://www.falsepositives.com/index.php/2014/04/01/going-beyond-the-ie6-deathwatch-the-winxp-ie8-deathwatch/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:30:51 +0000 http://www.falsepositives.com/?p=3790 As of April 8, 2014, support for Windows XP ends. There will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates. WInXP and IE8 is the new baseline for dinosaur apps, dinosaur companies, and dinosaurs. Continue reading

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Going beyond the IE6 deathwatch, the WinXp IE8 deathwatch

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