Author Archives: Mike Grace
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
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
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
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
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
Modify the Twitter web interface to provide the old school “RT” functionality that many other Twitter clients provide.
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.
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.
For those late evenings when you just need a good cold URL encoded string….
I’m building an app where I want users to be able to “join” the app. The plan is to eventually have this Kynetx app be a Kynetx powered Twilio app that users can sign up to get reminders based on … Continue reading
Wondering if I could build a Hash object using beestings I built this test
Being able to pick information out of a hash is nice but what about when you need to update the hash or combine/merge it with another?
Being able to write selection expressions that select on an event AND only when a variable’s value matches is really nice. The example app code is a progression of the app shown on day 23
In a recent app I was building, I was allowing the user to build a list of ‘friends’ on stackoverflow.com. A user can add friends by viewing their detail page and clicking a button. I wanted to display a different … Continue reading
At a recent family dinner on Christmas Eve, some of the family was joking about how they never understand my status updates on Twitter and Facebook, especially when it’s about programming or Kynetx. This discussion gave me the idea to … Continue reading
I have always had a hard time remembering which to use when it comes time to query external data in my Kynetx apps.
Sometimes in apps you want to check to see if a string is found in some text and react accordingly.