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Dominic Myers
Works at Arcus Global Ltd
Attended Open University
Lives in Ely, UK
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Datatables and Semantic UI
We're doing loads of work with Semantic UI at the minute at work and so I've spent some time this morning getting Datatables to work nicely with it. With the update of Datatables to 1.10.8 we can now access the numbers pagingType and this is just crying out...
We're doing loads of work with Semantic UI at the minute at work and so I've spent some time this morning getting Datatables to work nicely with it. With the update of Datatables to 1.10.8 we can now access the numbers paging...
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I've received thousands of emails since my Jetstar letter went viral. Most have been positive, but every now and then I receive some fairly strong hate mail. I'm not sure why, but the authors of this hate mail usually possess...
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Testing JavaScript Switch and Object speeds
I've been sort-of anti switch for a while now, initially in terms of JavaScript after reading about a great alternative which uses an object of functions which meant I could create a variable with all my switch conditions in it and test that rather than fal...
I've been sort-of anti switch for a while now, initially in terms of JavaScript after reading about a great alternative which uses an object of functions which meant I could create a variable with all my switch conditions in ...
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System.SelectOption to JSON Object
I had a particular need to examine the SelectOption s used on a page and I'm ever so much happier using the Developer Console so, after reading this answer on Stack Overflow to this question (How to parse String with Javascript looks like object) I thought ...
I had a particular need to examine the SelectOptions used on a page and I'm ever so much happier using the Developer Console so, after reading this answer on Stack Overflow to this question (How to parse String with Javascrip...
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Empty data array returned by ssp.class.php
I've just been reading a fantastic article and this is by far one of the best quotes in it: "A senior developer is intimately familiar with their own failure." It is perhaps because of the week I've just had that makes me feel like it's particularly brillia...
I've just been reading a fantastic article and this is by far one of the best quotes in it: "A senior developer is intimately familiar with their own failure." It is perhaps because of the week I've just had that makes me fee...
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E-Resume Formats Analysis
h-Resume and JSON Resume I have been pondering CV formats of late, not because I am looking for another job, but because someone I know is, and they are getting increasingly annoyed with replicating the information they have onto application forms. After lo...
h-Resume and JSON Resume I have been pondering CV formats of late, not because I am looking for another job, but because someone I know is, and they are getting increasingly annoyed with replicating the information they have ...
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Lolz. I have to look at this from a users perspective a lot, no longer a active developer. I have been given tools that consule xml and consume json and no help at all with using a schema. I wish the designers had stuck to one or the other, so now i hate both. At least the idea gets to bounce around and settle
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Semantic UI form validation on SalesForce
I spent a couple of hours trying to figure this out this morning so I though it would be worth documenting. When you use apex:inputText within SalesForce there are all sorts of extra stuff added to the id and name , as long as you use apex:outputLabel s wit...
I spent a couple of hours trying to figure this out this morning so I though it would be worth documenting. When you use apex:inputText within SalesForce there are all sorts of extra stuff added to the id and name, as long as...
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When i first met you, I thought you looked really thick, I suppose knowing me may have added to your skills, you are quite bright now, for a Yorkshire lad. Love
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Udemy's Aws Certified Developer Associate DynamoDB scripts
I've been plowing through this course from Udamy and enjoying it loads but I'm also aware that the AWS SDK for PHP has recently been updated. I cloned the files from GitHub but they failed, and failed silently. After checking the errors with the judicious u...
I've been plowing through this course from Udamy and enjoying it loads but I'm also aware that the AWS SDK for PHP has recently been updated. I cloned the files from GitHub but they failed, and failed silently.After checking ...
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This is lovely!
Btrax UK
Nothin' On You (- Btrax Remix -)
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Cool like it.
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I enjoyed this so much I thought I'd code it up as a questionnaire: https://7885122fe90f835fe114babc8ac9da45e70b9b9e.googledrive.com/host/0ByRgQIhodQXfaVdHOElsZTV5c3c/questionnaires/priest/

Please, if you object, do say and I'll take it down!
Dear Prime Minister Tony Abbott, I just read an article about how you want to cut funding to universities by 20% and spend more money training priests. Under your proposed higher education reforms: "Religious teaching, trai...
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Fantastic. Love it.
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Education
  • Open University
    Eclectic, 2009 - 2013
  • Anglia Ruskin University
    Computer Sceince, 2001 - 2006
  • Anglia Ruskin University
    BSc Nursing, 1994 - 1998
  • University of Sheffield
    P2K MH Nursing, 1991 - 1994
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Tagline
Dominic Myers is an old and broken-down Yorkshireman: balding and slightly rotund. Loves to code though!
Introduction
Hi, I'm Dominic Myers and I code - usually for causes that are of benefit to society but sometimes just for fun!
Bragging rights
3 kids, Arcus won 2011 Megas award for Data
Work
Occupation
Develop software and applications
Skills
JavaScript, PHP, HTML5, CSS
Employment
  • Arcus Global Ltd
    Cloud Developer, 2010 - present
  • NHS
    RMN, 1998 - 2010
  • Partnerships In Care
    RMN, 1994 - 1997
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Ely, UK
Previously
Cambridge, UK - Sheffield, UK - Huddersfield, UK - Leeds, UK - Bradford, UK
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Replying to Hate Mail
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I've received thousands of emails since my Jetstar letter went viral. Most have been positive, but every now and then I receive some fairly

gMusic
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Control Google Play Music with a browser extension.

Tammy
market.android.com

Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon star in this side splitting comedy. Tammy (McCarthy) is having a bad day. She’s totaled her clunker car,

I am Batman Today!
theskinner.blogspot.com

It’s getting colder and wetter here on Crete and I’ve been doing less of the Kayaking or swimming that kept me occupied in previous months.

MongoDB Pagination – using skip()
www.hacksparrow.com

How to implement pagination in MongoDB using skip() Curious how pagination might be implemented in MongoDB? Let's have a data set to play ar

Ajax Image Upload and Resize with jQuery and PHP
www.sanwebe.com

Creating Ajax based Image Upload page using jQuery, HTML5 FileReader and PHP. Produces thumbnails and resized images.

Microformats
chrome.google.com

Shows any Microformats available on the page.

Working with salesforce rich text fields
www.ca-peterson.com

I've been doing quite a lot of work with the rich text fields salesforce introduced back in APIv21. While I've had them in our app for a whi

Installing SeedDMS Opensource DMS in Debian / Ubuntu
texnological.blogspot.com

SeedDMS is a very useful opensource document managament system. To install SeedDMS we need to install first a couple of package in our Debia

PHP trim_text() function – shorten text without cutting words in half
www.ebrueggeman.com

Here’s another PHP function I cannot live without – I add this into my standard PHP functions include on all projects. Often when displaying

MobaXterm free Xserver and tabbed SSH client for Windows
mobaxterm.mobatek.net

Improved Xserver with SSH, telnet, RDP, VNC, X11, X server and network clients for Windows

Programming Sucks
stilldrinking.org

Every friend I have with a job that involves picking up something heavier than a laptop more than twice a week eventually finds a way to sli

My favorite alternative to JavaScript's switch statement | Encosia
encosia.com

One of my least favorite parts of nearly every programming language I've spent much time with has been the ubiquitous switch statement. Thou

Jack Kerouac’s On The Road Turned Into Google Driving Directions & P...
www.openculture.com

A couple weeks ago, Colin Marshall highlighted for you Jack Kerouac’s Hand-Drawn Map of the Hitchhiking Trip Narrated in On the Road. Now we

Yorkshire - God's own country is the best place in Europe
www.theguardian.com

Yorkshire beats off competition from popular cities, among them Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Florence, to be named Europe's leading destinatio

What scared H. P. Lovecraft - Charlie's Diary
www.antipope.org

(No, not unicorns.) H. P. Lovecraft was born in August 1890 and died in March 1937. (And I have just experienced a queasy moment of realizat

I’m worried about poor old Nigella
www.thedailymash.co.uk

She's obviously really talented because she even got my daddy interested in cooking.

Sex Offender Gets New Hearing After Hearing Officer Rants Against Arial ...
yro.slashdot.org

ericgoldman writes "People often feel passionately about fonts, but government decisions shouldn't depend on what font people choose for the

There was me thinking plonk was just plonk - but that I knew I liked the red stuff rather than the white. Mark helped me appreciate all the factors that make a good wine rather than something that's just makes me whine the next morning. Thank you (though my wallet doesn't thank you - that difference between a £5 bottle and a £10 bottle is really quite noticeable).
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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