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View ie8scale.css
.scaleIt {
-webkit-transform: scale(0.5); /* Saf3.1+, Chrome */
-moz-transform: scale(0.5); /* FF3.5+ */
-ms-transform: scale(0.5); /* IE9 */
-o-transform: scale(0.5); /* Opera 10.5+ */
transform: scale(0.5); /* IE8+ - must be on one line, unfortunately */
-ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Matrix(M11=0.5, M12=0, M21=0, M22=0.5, SizingMethod='auto expand')";
/* IE6 and 7 */
filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Matrix(
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<div id="test-result"></div>
stephenparish / gist:1349792
Created Nov 9, 2011
Less.js CSS Functions, some common short-hands I use to make my life easier.
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// add rounded corners to an item
.border-radius (@radius: 5px) {
-webkit-border-radius: @radius;
-moz-border-radius: @radius;
border-radius: @radius;
// add only specific rounded corners
.border-radius-all (@top: 5px, @right: 5px, @bottom: 5px, @left: 5px) {
-webkit-border-radius: @arguments;
stephenparish /
Created Nov 9, 2011
Remove All SVN Folders -- When I have to clean up an old SVN checkout, I use this to remove the junk.
echo "Recursively removing .svn folders from"
rm -rf `find . -type d -name .svn`
echo "Folders removed."
stephenparish / noisy.js
Created Jan 31, 2012
Add a noise background to your site: Currently working for better non-grayscale support
View noisy.js
function addNoise(canvas) {
var ctx = canvas.getContext('2d');
// get canvas pixels
var imageData = ctx.getImageData(0, 0, canvas.width, canvas.height);
var pixels =;
for (var i = 0, il = pixels.length; i < il; i += 4) {
// var color = Math.round(Math.random() * 255);
var M = 100;
stephenparish /
Created Feb 9, 2012
SVN Partial Checkout
# checkout only immediate folders for a partial checkout
svn co http://subversion/project/trunk my_checkout --depth immediates
# change the depth and update
svn update --set-depth infinity
# another example
svn checkout --depth empty http://svnserver/trunk/ proj
svn update --set-depth infinity proj/foo
stephenparish /
Last active Dec 15, 2015
An easy to enable or disable view pager for Android
public class StoppableViewPager extends ViewPager {
private boolean mEnabled;
public StoppableViewPager(Context context) {
mEnabled = true;
public StoppableViewPager(Context context, AttributeSet attrs) {
stephenparish / SPAutoLayoutChildViewController.m
Last active Dec 26, 2015
Using auto layout with a child UIViewController
View SPAutoLayoutChildViewController.m
#import "SPAutoLayoutChildViewController.h"
@implementation SPAutoLayoutChildViewController
- (void)updateViewConstraints {
if (self.view.superview) {
UIView *thisView = self.view;
thisView.translatesAutoresizingMaskIntoConstraints = NO;
NSDictionary *views = NSDictionaryOfVariableBindings(thisView);
[self.view.superview addConstraints:[NSLayoutConstraint constraintsWithVisualFormat:@"H:|[thisView]|" options:0 metrics:nil views:views]];
stephenparish / iframeResizer.js
Created Aug 28, 2017
Embedded Iframe Resizing (fixes iOS Safari's auto-sizing issues)
View iframeResizer.js
// -----------------------------------------------------------
// Makes the iframe fill the screen, but leaves space for the header above the iframe.
// We do this becuase Safari and WebViews on iOS automatically resize the iframe height
// to capture the content of the iframe. This may be fine for some sites and incorrect fo others,
// this is done to make the behavior consitent across browsers and sites.
function hookupIframeResize() {
var iframeElement = document.querySelector('.iframe');
var headerElement = document.querySelector('.header');
function updateIframeSize() {

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