Extending Google Sheets : Update

I’ve been sick with really bad strep throat since Shabbos and haven’t really been able to do much – but I have been able to make lots of progress on my Google Sheets app. Now I can pick my pace – it will make a schedule for me and sync it with my Google calendar. Cool beans! I hope to explain in detail when I’m…

Extending Google Sheets With JavaScript: Part II

Hi guys! I’m still working on putting together the whole tutorial with the learning scheduler – but it’s proving to be a task to explain all the steps. I have to do this in my spare time, and I also need to actually make progress in learning Nazir. But I’d like to share what’s been done so far. In the meantime, I did about half the project…

Extending Google Sheets With JavaScript: Part I

I do not hate Google Sheets. Perhaps you have used it before. It’s rather similar to Microsoft Excel – except that I do not hate it – I hate Excel 🙂 One of the features of Google is that, besides the robust set of formulas it comes with, with a little JavaScript, you can really extend it to be like your own app. You can…

The 8.58 Hour Workday

I’ve discovered, after finally crunching the numbers with HR, that my contract requires me to work 8.58 hours a day. 🙁 I find it rather hard to calculate when 8.58 hours (approx. 8 hours and 34 minutes) from the minute I walked in everyday is – so I have devised this little pen to figure it out for me. There is probably a better way…

Hebrew Calendar / Sefira Page w/ The Hebcal API

Happy Passover all! I recently discovered Hebcal, a free Jewish Calendar API. I was stuck at home with some kind of allergy/ asthma thing, so I spent some time today playing w/ it here. For now it only shows the candle lighting times here in Bet Shemesh, so next I’ll set it up to check the users location and set it to that. For now,…

MC DewDropz: Till Morning Comes (DJ Dëw Rockin’ The Bootstrap Grid)

This is the fourth installment of a series on PHP and MySQL templating, for the general scope of the project see our first post here. For to get started and for a breakdown on the what we’ll be covering see our second post here. All files for this section will be in this branch of our Github repo. Hey there guys! Welcome back! Ready to…

Bootstrappin’ Down Dewdler’s Creek (M.C. DewDropz: Part III)

This is the second part of a series of tutorials on making a website with PHP and MySQL templating. In this tutorial we will get started with bootstrap and our header page. To see what the tutorial is going to cover check out our intro to the series here. To get started, start with the first part of the series follow this link. All of…

Dewbious Intentionz – Part II : Getting Started With PHP

This is the first part of a series of tutorials on building a dynamic site using PHP and MySQL. If anything is unclear at any point in this series, please mention so in the comments and I will try to address it ASAP 1) Setting up and testing MAMP (or WAMP etc.) Question: Why Do I Need MAMP? Answer: Unlike HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), which…