Posts From June, 2012

jQuery and Canvas Context

I just wanted to share a quick lesson that I just learned about jQuery and the html 5 canvas object. I was attempting to use jQuery to access a canvas object and get its context so that I could do some drawing on it. The code I was attempting to use was like: $(document).ready(function ()     dbCanvas = $('#dartboard');    var context = dbCanvas.getContext('2d');     context.fillStyle = "rgb(200, 0, 0)";    context.fillRect(10, 10, 55, 50);); But in Chrome I kept getting the error "Object... Read More

What a Week!

This week has been a week filled with highs and extreme lows. For all of those who don't know, I live in Colorado Springs, Colorado (for many people that watch the news already know what I mean by extreme low for this week, but I will expand on that in a bit). Last Saturday afternoon I was heading to the banquet for our Winter/Fall dart leagues. On the drive was when I first noticed what would be the start of the worst part of the week. There was a very tall plume of dark smoke coming from just ... Read More

Installing SSL with Arvixe Hosting - What I Learned

I recently took my first venture into installing SSL with this ASP.NET mojoPortal site. This entry covers my experience with working with Arvixe Windows Hosting to get the SSL certificate installed. Hopefully it will help explain the basic process and maybe point out a few gotchas to be aware of to limit problems. First, I decided to get a free SSL certificate from StartSSL. I will not explain the details of getting a certificate from them in this entry (but if I have some more time soon I... Read More

First Data Payment Gateway Connect Test URL

Just started working with integration of First Data Payment Gateway for a client. I am trying what I hope is the simplest way of integrating with them and that is with their Gateway Connect 1.0. I set up my test account with them and then tried a test to their post URL to make sure it seemed like everything was ok. Well, come to find out, that when I use the URL they sent me in their Welcome email I get a 404 error. So I did some research and found mentions of other URLs in some of their... Read More

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