Posts tagged XML

Firefox upgrade Broke Your Extensions?

May 7, 2010, 1:27 p.m. XML

Did you just upgrade Firefox only to find that your favorite extension is not compatible with the new version? That's usually easy enough to fix. Your beloved extension might in fact be compatible with the new version because Firefox unlike that other browser is mostly backward compatible.  So why d ...

Bug in Twitter list get members?

Feb. 7, 2010, 1:32 a.m. twitter , XML

If you add yourself to a list and then call the get list members method you might be surprised by the result. One of the data items returned by the get list id method includes the number of members in your list. The get list members method returns 20 members at a time and you need to call the it m ...

Twitter Search API inconsistency

Nov. 29, 2009, 1:43 p.m. JavaScript , search , twitter , XML

In recent weeks, it seems like I spent most of my time finding bugs in the twitter API or third party libraries. Maybe I should get a job in their testing team. This latest bug was discovered in the twitter search API. The from_user and the from_user_id fields do not quite match. Here are some examp ...

jQuery TableSorter and XSL Transformation

Sept. 1, 2009, 7:36 a.m. Ajax , JavaScript , jQuery , XML

Jquery and it's plugins are so popular because they allow you to do in a couple of lines of code what might otherwise take days and days of effort.. The tablesorter plugin is one that allows you to sort an HTML table by clicking on any of the column names in the table header. I am talking of a real ...

ImportError: No module named dom.minidom

Oct. 31, 2008, 11:51 p.m. Python , weird , XML

I Thought, I would try my hand at XML parsing with the python DOM. Whatever programming llanguage you use the DOM pretty much the the same. However things didn't get off to an auspicious start. Even the sample code on the python docs didn't work and produced an error: Traceback (most recent call las ...

Fedora 9 DOMDocument.

Sept. 27, 2008, 12:32 a.m. XML

Since moving to Debian and back again to Fedora , didn't have an occaision to meddle with the DOMDocument class in PHP till today. That's when I found PHP generate a rather annoying error message: PHP Fatal error: Class 'DOMDocument' not found in /tmp/domHTML.php on line 2 Hang on one second, I al ...

PHP5 XSLT on Debian.

Aug. 15, 2008, 1:29 a.m. XML

Another side effect of using the unstable repo to install FF3 was that it messed up my apache. Debian does advice against using the unstable repo. That means it really isn't suited for anyone who wants to use the latest version of any software. There is a long gap between Debian releases and at that ...

xsl:sort select bug?

Jan. 12, 2006, 12:03 p.m. XML

After pulling at hair for nearly two hours, i have reached the conclusion that there is a bug in the mozilla XSLT engine (and in the opera engine as well (Maybe they are both the same). The bottom line is that you cannot asign a value for the select attribute in xsl:sort via parameters (param). ...