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A tmux cheat sheet

I just started using tmux last week, and created a cheat sheet to help me remember the basic tmux commands, and I thought I'd share that here.

The cheat sheet has a few things that are specific to my configuration file, so to begin with, here is my ~/.tmux.conf file:

iPad or iPhone app won't open - solution/help

I just ran into the craziest problem where I couldn't get any third-party apps on my iPad to open. I'd tap them, there'd be a quick blink, then nothing, I was back to the home screen with all my app icons.

25+ Drupal form and module programming examples

This page serves as an index to all of my Drupal module, form, and databases tutorials and examples. In an effort to help supplement the documentation on the Drupal.org website, over time I hope to have good examples for every Drupal module and form problem you'll run into.

Drupal form textfield help text (description) syntax

Drupal form textfield FAQ: How do I set the "help" text for a Drupal form textfield?

The help text that you normally see with a Drupal textfield comes from the Drupal form "#description" attribute. Here's a quick example:

Surviving the Drupal learning curve (learning cliff)

Learning Drupal: I read someone recently refer to the Drupal learning curve as the "Drupal learning cliff", which is actually very appropriate. While a content management system like Wordpress seems to come out of the box ready to go, even with Drupal 7 you need to add your own WYSIWYG HTML editor, Media plugins, page title modules, and more, just to get a basic Drupal website off the ground. Things like this leave a new Drupal user scratching their head and asking "Why?"

How to fix the hide and seek problem with a Mac window and hidden dialog

Mac hidden window/dialog solution: One of the craziest things I see with the Mac OS X operating system from time to time is a game of "hide and seek" that you can get into with dialog windows in Mac applications. You'll hear people describe this problem something like this: "When I click on my Mac application window (like the main iTunes window), my Mac makes a 'dunk' noise (an error sound), like I'm doing something wrong by trying to click on the window.

A Java tooltip tutorial

Java Swing FAQ: How do I create a Java tooltip (also known as balloon or bubble help text)?

Linux crontab man page (crontab file format, section 5)

This page shows the contents of the Linux crontab man page that deals with the crontab file format (syntax), or as it says in the man page, "crontab - tables for driving cron". This crontab man page output was created on a CentOS Linux system.

You can see this same crontab man page output by entering this command on your own Linux system:

Linux cp command man page

This page shows the contents of the Linux cp comamnd man page. This cp command output was created on a CentOS Linux system.

You can see this same cp command man page output by entering this command on your own Linux system: