Blog of a Web Developer

Steven Neiland

This site is a test bed for everything I learn and is mostly for my own benefit. As such it may be down from time to time and is subject to frequent changes.

Thought of the day: Life is too short to be conventional


Recent Blog Entries

Get the most recent entry for each group in sql server

Published: Aug 4, 2020

To get the most recent entry for each named group within a sql server table table use partition and number rows by group as follows... ...more

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Make jquery validate remote calls optional

Published: Jun 30, 2020

Sometimes it is necessary to disable remote validation calls when using jquery validate, fortunately its fairly straight forward. ...more

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We Have Replaced Everything

Published: Jun 2, 2020

With the state of the world right now I don't feel motivated to post about technology today. So instead some observations of the world. ...more

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You don't need to make everything an object

Published: May 26, 2020

Creating objects in ColdFusion has a performance impact that you need to consider when working with large datasets ...more

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GitKraken hook fails with error NPX does not exist in path

Published: May 19, 2020

Using a node version manager can cause gitkraken pre-commit hooks to fail with an error that npx or npm does not exist in the path. ...more

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Twitter Updates

  • New blog entry: "Get the most recent entry for each group in sql server" https://t.co/Oua7QgRuTm #SQLServer
  • Going through my half started blog archives and trying to clear up stuff thats just too outdated or figure out how… https://t.co/RVwvfKdcNR
  • New blog entry: "Make jquery validate remote calls optional" https://t.co/CmDvF4rd3w #JQuery
  • New blog entry: "You dont need to make everything an object" https://t.co/g79YqXUCr4 #ColdFusion
  • New blog entry: "GitKraken hook fails with error NPX does not exist in path" https://t.co/0ADGBssK5x