Category Archives: Kynetx

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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Day 28 – Updating User’s List When User Joins App

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

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Day 27 – Building Hashes Using Beestings

Wondering if I could build a Hash object using beestings I built this test

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Day 26 – Modify Other Browser Extensions Behavior

I recently built a simple Kynetx app called Minimal One True Fan that modifies what the One True Fan App does on each web page. The code is fairly simple and consists mostly of JavaScript but it’s interesting enough that … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Merging Two Hashes

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?

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Day 24 – Selection Expression Filtering On Variable Value

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

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Day 23 – Decode Function – Convert JSON To Objects

Sometimes you just need to pass JavaScript Objects from the client to the server be it arrays or hashes.

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Day 22 – Already In Friend List – Working With Arrays

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

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Day 21 – Modifying Facebook Stream With Kynetx

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

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Day 20 – Datasets and Datasources – Remembering Which To Use

I have always had a hard time remembering which to use when it comes time to query external data in my Kynetx apps.

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Day 19 – Regular Expression Matching In KRL

Sometimes in apps you want to check to see if a string is found in some text and react accordingly.

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