Clinton Montague

Developer, learner of things, functional programming enthusiast, hacker, and all round inquisitor.

Flash and the z-index problem, solved

March 24, 2009

I was always told that Flash would render on top of everything else. That’s it. There’s no way around it. It meant that whenever I had a design using, say, suckerfish menus, I’d have to be careful to ensure that there was enough space below the menu to accommodate for Flash’s nasty little habit. It turns out that the notorious they were wrong. Again. It’s amazing just how many times ‘they’ don’t get it quote right, and that the majority of people still believe them.

Using a for loop, print the numbers from 0 to 5

March 16, 2009

I’ve been training for a ZCE certification, and found myself getting quite annoyed with some of the more obvious questions. One of the questions in the beginning of the test was which of the pieces of code would output the numbers 0 to 5 using a for loop. I mean, come on! I present some of my more creative and twisted ways of completing said task.