Angularjs, ng-flow, javascript technologies

This note shows how to get the width and height of an image inside of an AngularJS controller with the help of ng-flow library. First of all, you can get image dimensions by using the Image element constructor and specifying the following onload callback function

Ionic, angularjs, deep linking, url schema technologies

Custom URL scheme PhoneGap Plugin is a cool plugin for Cordova that is designed to allow to launch apps by clicking on a link in an email or on a web page. Bellow is an example of how this plugin can be used for the Ionic application.

Angularjs, directive, javascript technologies

If you are, for example, working on a chat application, one of the features that the user expects is an ability to send a message with a keyboard shortcut. The example of a directive below shows how this can be achieved for Shift + Enter combination:

Angularjs, ng-flow, base64, javascript technologies

Here is an example of how you can get a Base64 encoded image using the ng-flow for the image upload, for instance, if you need to send the image in a JSON request.

Applescript, automation technologies

Every computer user has to deal with boring and time-consuming operations such as sending a lot of similar emails, converting files between formats, making backups and so on. Mac OS has a handy tool that is called AppleScript which can perform all these tasks for an user. This post shows how to start with AppleScript and how to use it in order to "communicate" with MAC applications.