Category Archives: Software Development

Cool Characters for Facebook, Etc.

𝕃𝕠𝕠𝕜 𝕒𝕥 𝕨𝕙𝕒𝕥 𝕀 𝕔𝕒𝕟 𝕕𝕠!   Lᴏᴏᴋ ᴀᴛ ᴡʜᴀᴛ I ᴄᴀɴ ᴅᴏ!   Lоок дт шндт Ї cди dо! I can make fancy characters to put in Facebook posts and other places where I’m limited to characters with no formatting options. This is your basic set of alphanumeric characters: the capital letters A–Z, the lower-case letters a–z, and the… Read More »

Navigator.Geolocation

The Navigator.Geolocation post has been moved to its own page in the Software Development » Web Development section. The original post has been expanded to include more information. You can find it here. In the meantime, here’s where your browser thinks you are. Sometimes it takes a few seconds to return the geolocation information. Please… Read More »

Converting Between Julian Dates and Gregorian Calendar Dates in Fortran (and JavaScript)

When looking through some of my old papers I found at my father’s house after he died, I found some old Fortran code for converting Gergorian calendar dates to and from Julian dates. I haven’t used Fortran since the 1970s, so the code looked a little strange. Some examples of Julian dates: Julian Date Equivalent… Read More »

JavaScript Browser Properties

Originally published on May 25, 2016. This post discusses some of the browser properties that can be found through JavaScript. C = Google Chrome S = Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.40 window Property B Value window.navigator S navigator Property B Value navigator.userAgent CS navigator.appName S navigator.appCodeName S navigator.appVersion S navigator.buildID S navigator.product S navigator.productSub S navigator.vendor S… Read More »