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0idle: A marketplace where Event Organizers find Venues

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My roommate (Anton Kishchenko) and I started working on a marketplace to help event organizers find venues called 0idle. After initial market research, we received great feedback and decided to start building the product. I decided to start building it in Rails, since I have worked with it before, knowing that it is a great framework.

SnippetSky: Store, manage and share bits of code


We  are thrilled to announce SnippetSky is now available for public beta. We have poured our hearts and souls into it to make it the best experience possible. We used SnippetSky to help us make SnippetSky (inception anyone :)), and we love it. We hope you do too.

So what is the mysterious new site? Simply put, SnippetSky is a place for your bits and pieces of code to live and be shared on the web. As developers, we often run into some neat and elegant code on either at work, on the web, while viewing source or just pair programming with our peers. This code does not often fit a clumsy source control system. It is too small. Nor does it belong in some distant corner of your file system. It is a beautiful creator we like to call a snippet, and it belongs on SnippetSky. More…

Getting Reliable z-index Cross-Browser

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It is not as easy as you might think to get the correct z-index of an element using a javascript call like $(element).css(‘z-index’). The problem is how browser vendors apply the z-index to an element. But, no worries I have created a jsfiddle page to demonstrate the problem and more details on how it works will follow. More…