drew.d.lenhart

programming, software, technology, anything on my mind...

Installing Apache Web Server - Ubuntu 14.04

2014/08/05 - Drew Lenhart

So you have a version of Ubuntu running on an unused computer somewhere. Why not turn it into a fully functional web server! Why pay to host your site somewhere? YOU can be the Server Administrator! Brush up on your Linux skills, because we are going to install Apache Webserver.

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Developing a HTML5 App in jQuery Mobile Part 3

2014/08/04 - Drew Lenhart

Last tutorial was the visual end, now lets break down our main javascript file.  Here are the contents on main.js.  Ill break it down: Setting up variables and beginning our function bmiE()...

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Developing a HTML5 App in jQuery Mobile Part 2

2014/08/04 - Drew Lenhart

In the last tutorial we got our basic app set up.  In this tutorial we are going to add a form that is going to be the GUI end of our app. Here is the finished index.html file.  Notice I added input and calculation fields in the BMI page.  (I separate each page with comments to make it easier.)  Also notice I added a selector to choose between Metric and Standard.

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Developing a HTML5 App in jQuery Mobile Part 1

2014/08/03 - Drew Lenhart

In this tutorial, I will cover the basics of creating a simple jQuery Mobile app.  The app we will be creating is a BMI calculator (Body Mass Index).  This app will select either the metric or standard system in order to calculate the BMI, and output the information.  Take a look at what we will be making...

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3D Buttons

2014/08/03 - Drew Lenhart

Check out what I like to call "punch" buttons. It has a slight 3D effect to it. This was made using the ::before psudo selector. Which is great for making a type of "layer". The ::before layer contains the 3D portion of the button.

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Starting your own Minecraft server on Ubuntu 14.04

2014/07/16 - Drew Lenhart

I first started playing Minecraft when the game was released in beta many years ago. Since then, I've played on very small multiplayer servers over the years. After a years abscence of playing, I recently got into Tekkit.  Tekkit is a custom Minecraft launcher allowing you to easily manage the hordes of Mod packs out there. Minecraft has really come a long way over the years.

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Introduction

2014/07/16 - Drew Lenhart

Thanks for visiting! This is my simple blog about programming, games, computer technology, and personal rants, etc. I am a self taught programmer & love anything Computer Technology. Over the years I have worked in HTML/CSS/Javascript, Python, Java, and my favorite, PHP. Although I am not the greatest programmer, nor pretend to be, I am still learning a great deal from time to time.

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