Firefox “window.open is not a function”

A quick one, so there is more information about this online. I found the solution on the Noscript forums. The problem I was having is that with Noscript extension, after enabling the required JS files for a site, it would fail to open popup windows. This made them unusable because even after enabling all scripts, …

Downloading Coding.fm sounds

I hate doing this, it just feels wrong, but I’m going to share how to do this, it turns out it was pretty simple. Today I read about coding.fm and how it plays the sound of other people coding, I gave it a try and I loved it. I had a browser tab open all …

Disable URL autofill in Firefox

If you’ve upgraded to Firefox 14 you may have noticed that the Awesomebar (URL bar) autofills the URL you’re typing with a domain and not necessarily the first URL suggestion. To disable it, go to about:config (as always) and filter for: browser.urlbar.autoFill Set it to False and you’ll have your regular Firefox Awesome bar behavior.

Crayola colors in JSON format

I ran into the Wikpedia page for Crayola offical colors. The list consists of 133 colors, with names and HEX values, so with a little help of Python, it was easy to extract them into a JSON file that we can use: [ { “hex”: “#EFDECD”, “name”: “Almond”, “rgb”: “(239, 222, 205)” }, { “hex”: …

Usabilidad de las entradas del cine

Ayer fuí a ver Misión Imposible a Cineplanet. Como es de costumbre, hice una breve cola, fuí amáblemente atendido y recibí el ticket de entrada: Como siempre, confío plenamente que la entrada es para la función que pedí y procedo a memorizar la información que me confirma la chica que atiende por que va a …