SCORM 1.2 & Opera: Hints to develop SCORM compliant learning content

Introduction The eLearning standard “SCORM 1.2” defines a JavaScript API to exchange date between the Learning Management (LMS) and the learning content, called Sharable Content Object (SCO) by SCORM. Basically, this API defines a handful JavaScript functions that the LMS has to provide to the SCO to initialize and finish the communication, transfer data, and […]

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Hibernate & UserType: How to persist JSON objects

A Hibernate UserType defines a (custom) way how to save Java objects into the database. Basically, it defines how the object is serialized to be persisted in the database and how the object is (re)created from the serialized data stored in the database. Here is a UserType that I’ve written to persist objects of type […]

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ActionScript 2: Bugfixes in “ActionScript 2.0 Arabic Parsing v1.2” – Part 2

Update 2010-08-12: In the meantime version 1.5 of Arabic Parsing for ActionScript 2 has been released (see http://ixd-consultant.com/blog/2010/07/12/open-source-arabic-parsing-v1-5/). As you can read in my previous post ActionScript 2: Bugfixes in “ActionScript 2.0 Arabic Parsing v1.2”, I have fixed some bugs in version 1.2 of the “Arabic parser” for ActionScript 2. After the user “geekgirl” has […]

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ActionScript 2: Bugfixes in “ActionScript 2.0 Arabic Parsing v1.2”

Update 2010-04-26: I’ve also fixed the problem, that Latin characters at the beginning are ignored (see ActionScript 2: Bugfixes in “ActionScript 2.0 Arabic Parsing v1.2” – Part 2). I’ve just reviewed the new version 1.2 of the “Arabic parser” for ActionScript 2. Among some bugfixes, the library now adds a rudimentary support for arabic input […]

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Ubuntu 9.10 & VDR: Setup EPGSearch plugin

The EPGSearch plugin adds some useful features to your VDR system. Certainly, the most commonly used feature is, that this plugin enables the VDR system to automatically search for programs to record (based on times, channels and/or days). To install the plugin just use: # sudo apt-get install vdr-plugin-epgsearch # sudo /etc/init.d/vdr restart# sudo apt-get […]

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ActionScript 2: Create dynamic text fields with Arabic texts

Update 2010-04-04: I’ve reviewed version 1.2 (see “ActionScript 2: Bugfixes in ‘ActionScript 2.0 Arabic Parsing v1.2′”). Update 2010-03-26: The author has just released version 1.2 of the “ActionScript 2.0 Arabic Parsing” that includes my bug fixes and other improvements. You can find the new version here. ActionScript 2 and the Flash Player up to version […]

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