Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a Full Stack web developer, specialising in Java and the JVM, js and web frameworks. He has a passion for clean code, entrepreneurship, company culture and making the world a better place.

I was recently using 2 date pickers to allow the user to select a date range and was in need of a dynamic date-restriction function. Here it is:

A word of warning to anyone with an android phone. If your account is set up as … rather than then you could have problems downloading from the android marketplace. Luckily some fine fellow has posted a set of simple instructions to fix this:

I had to reinstall ubuntu because I messed around with it too much.Just a quick note to document installing the driver for my ATI radeon 9200se graphics cardInstructions here  

I have just managed to get DVD”s to play in Ubuntu after a lot of googling and these tutorials (here and here).Here goes: Run the following in the Terminal {.js name="code"} sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

I have recently installed ubuntu 10.04 on my 7 year old pc to give it some new life as a media server(more blogs on the installation soon hopefully).One of the problems I had to overcome during the installation was installing my pci wifi card from D-Link.After some googling, I managed...