geeky · non php code

QUnit – test your javascript

After over ten years of javascript programming, I’m finally seriously considering writing at least unit tests for my javascript. Since I’m such a big fan of jQuery, QUnit seems like the obvious choice. It’s sad but better late than never. The truth is, in my opinion, the fact that javascript test frameworks do not yet… Continue reading QUnit – test your javascript

chinese · love n family · personal · rants

My father’s Gui Lin experience

Gui Lin (Chinese: 桂林; pinyin: Guìlín;) is a prefecture-level city in China, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on the west bank of the Li River. Its name means “forest of Sweet Osmanthus”, owing to the large number of fragrant Sweet Osmanthus trees located in the city. The city has long… Continue reading My father’s Gui Lin experience

geeky · java

SPEL! I conquered you on a Friday!

Today is my first attempt at using SPEL. After a mighty struggle, I was able to conquer it! Background: I needed a year variable for some work on a jsp page. It’s not always defined. I know for our routable datasource, a default year is required in order for it to work. I wanted to… Continue reading SPEL! I conquered you on a Friday!

freebies · plug · recipes

Andy’s meatball recipe

My husband Andy made these meatballs last night. They were soooooo good. I had to share the recipe since it’s his ORIGINAL creation with inspiration from Robert Irvine. Ingredients ½ lb Ground Beef ½ lb Ground Pork 1 Bratwurst Patty (approx. 1/3 lb ground bratwurst) 1 cup panko bread crumbs 2 eggs ½ cup fresh… Continue reading Andy’s meatball recipe