Monthly Archives: January 2011

Day 38 – Evolution Of Advanced Hello World App

Building just a simple Hello World app in KRL is fairly simple. There are only so many ways to put a notify on the page. Kicking it up a notch and adding in a form and some persistance really opens … Continue reading

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Day 37 – Interacting With Youtube Videos

Over a year ago, a friend of mine and I were dreaming up of ways to create a cool Kynetx getting started tutorial/demo. One of my ideas was to have a Kynetx app that took you through a few sites … Continue reading

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Day 36 – Mime Type For Firefox Extension Auto Install On Download

My current favorite way to share my Kynetx apps is through Amazon’s S3. For Firefox to auto detect a Firefox extension and start the installation process, special Mime type headers need to be set. This can now be easily done … Continue reading

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Day 35 – Find And Replace Words In Twitter Tweet Stream

I recently built a Kynetx app to remove foul language from my Twitter tweet stream and thought it was interesting enough to share. The code is mostly JavaScript but there are a few concepts that are really good to know … Continue reading

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Day 34 – Dynamically Picking From Hash

Sometimes I don’t want to statically pick from a dataset or a hash. Sometimes I want to dynamically pick from a hash or dataset based on a condition and I can do that by using a beesting in a pick … Continue reading

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Day 33 – First Time App Is Run For The Day

Sometimes you need to know the first time each individual user runs the app for the day. Sometimes you need to know the first time a user runs the app for the day. Well… here is one way to do … Continue reading

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Day 32 – Old School Twitter Retweet

Modify the Twitter web interface to provide the old school “RT” functionality that many other Twitter clients provide.

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Day 31 – Load Stuff Inline In Twitter Stream

Want to customize what can load inline on Twitter’s tweet stream interface? Here is how I built a Kynetx app to load XKCD comics inline when a user clicks on a tweet with a link to an XKCD comic.

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Day 30 – Detecting Empty Pick

Many times I need to be able to know if my pick statement returns nothing or something so I can react differently. I finally figured out a good way to do this.

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Day 29 – URL Encode Strings

For those late evenings when you just need a good cold URL encoded string….

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