Archive for April, 2007

Fix for Vi’s broken arrow key support in iTerm

So, I got turned on to iTerm, a prettier and more user-friendly alternative to Apple’s native Terminal.app.
However, for some reason, I got the following error message whenever I tried to use arrow keys in Vi:
Usage: [[
The problem is that Vi is faithfully responding to the TERM variable that iTerm is sending. (I’m not sure [...]

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Point of Style: Differentiating Objects from Constructors in DHTML Widgets

So, you’ve read about Object Oriented Javascript, and how it can help make your Ajax and DHTML and other Web 3.14159 widgets and tools more robust.
You’ve learned about how the prototype object can allow you to customize objects in a memory-efficient way, and maybe even learned a few code patterns for building objects.
You’ve even [...]

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