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DataTables Hide Empty Columns Plugin – Automatically hide any columns that are empty

I recently posted two other DataTables plugins I created, one for keeping the table conditions in the URL, and another for keeping AJAX sourced tables up-to-date. Well, I created another one! One project I’m working on has a lot of ...

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DataTables Keep Conditions Plugin – Link to the exact settings within the current table

I recently posted a plugin I created for DataTables, called Live Ajax, which basically keeps an AJAX sourced DataTable up to date, updating only the required rows. But thats actually only one of several plugins I’ve recently created. I happen ...

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DataTables Live Ajax Plugin – Keep your AJAX sourced tables up to date

I’m a big fan of the Open Source jQuery plugin DataTables. Out of all the jQuery plugins I have used, I feel comfortable saying it’s one of the most stable and powerful.  For those of you who don’t know what ...

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Adding JS & CSS Files To CKEditor Content

Recently, I’ve been working on a web-development project (Which I’m omitting from this post), which uses the popular WYSIWYG editor, CKEditor. A popular issue with WYSIWYG editors, is even though they have display a very accurate depiction of what the content ...

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Estimate how long shred or rm will take on millions of files

Today I came across a challenge, try and figure out how long it will take to remove millions of files from our systems. We are all about security, so we need to run shred rather than rm when we remove ...

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Customize Your Bash Prompt

Bash Prompt The bash prompt, when customized, can be more useful than most people think. The default one that comes with most distros is pretty ugly and boring. The default is… Which looks like this when you’re in the console: ...

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Bash Tips And Tricks (Part 1)

I have always thought of bash as a “Quick ‘n Dirty” way of taking care of things, it isn’t by any means a powerful language. It’s not meant for writing programs, not meant for creating games, not meant for much ...

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Bash Parallel – easily run parallel processes in bash

You don’t have to write complicated bash shell scripts to accomplish parallel processing! Take this as an example of the hard way, It’s going to create 5 “threads” and each while loop can run with 5 at a time. Eh… Complicated. ...

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Simple Bash Script to Sort File Types into Directories

Often times I find myself needing to sort a lot of files into certain directories, for example I have downloaded a lot of free ebooks and a lot of them have different file types such as epub, mobi, azw, or ...

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10 Simple BASH Commands to Make Your Life Easier

Knowing how to quickly manipulate the command line in the BASH shell will save you a lot of time and frustration.  Here are 10 Simple key combinations that will make your life easier and speed up your line editing skills. ...

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