How to save graphics to file from a picturebox in

Posted: Wednesday 27 February 2013

If you're like me and you've been trying to desperately convert a picture box that uses CreateGraphics() to bitmap or any other image in, you'll find that you can't do it. The object that that creates can only seemingly be accessed by .GetHdc(), however using Bitmap.FromHbitmap(objcanvas.GetHdc()) results in an error..

How to make programs work on Windows XP in Visual Studio 2012

Programs compiled by Microsoft Visual Studio does not work in Windows XP by default, typically you'll encounter a error somewhere along the lines of  "<PROGRAM_PATH>.. is not a valid Win32 application".

Microsoft apparently has a hotfix to patch this error, but that is not the reason why your application doesn't work.
By default, your application is set up to run with

One small error with Safari on OSX

Posted: Monday 18 February 2013

SYNTAX_ERR: DOM Exception 12: An invalid or illegal string was specified.
is an error message reminding you that Safari on Mac doesn't support .ogg -- only .mp3, and .aiff files...

Opera will be moving to v8 and webkit

Posted: Wednesday 13 February 2013

Just a few minutes ago it was announced that Opera will move from their traditional Presto engine to the more modern v8 javascript engine and Webkit html layout engine that's present in both Google Chrome and Chromium...  For web developers this announcement cannot come a moment too soon, with the release of HTML5, Opera has been lacking in features that major browsers have and have been a burden for developer's to support for a long time - making the move to the Webkit engine and v8 engine has been a long time coming, with Opera (along with their proprietary Presto engine) seen as "lagging" behind in terms of web interoperability and support.