Web & Programming – [as] https://alexschreyer.net AEC CAD/BIM, SketchUp, Timber Engineering, Web Design and more... Fri, 22 May 2020 21:04:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i2.wp.com/alexschreyer.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/cropped-as-square.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Web & Programming – [as] https://alexschreyer.net 32 32 6702894 Creating better in-text ads with jQuery https://alexschreyer.net/web-programming/creating-better-in-text-ads-with-jquery/ https://alexschreyer.net/web-programming/creating-better-in-text-ads-with-jquery/#respond Fri, 22 May 2020 21:04:49 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=7822 I have placed ads on my sites in various ways (and locations) now. With all those attempts, I tried to avoid overly intrusive ads and wanted to always clearly mark an ad as such. What I have currently implemented actually fulfills that nicely in my view. My ads follow these principles: Ad areas are underlayed [...] Read more..

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SketchUp Ruby Code Editor updated to v. 4.3 https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/sketchup-ruby-code-editor-updated-to-v-4-3/ https://alexschreyer.net/sketchup/sketchup-ruby-code-editor-updated-to-v-4-3/#respond Wed, 13 May 2020 14:59:56 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=7811 As part of my recent effort to update all my SketchUp extensions, I also went through the lines of code that make up my Ruby Code Editor extension and gave it an overhaul. Besides some bug fixes, there are also new features that I will be highlighting in this post. You can also watch an [...] Read more..

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How to correctly create and use PDFs https://alexschreyer.net/misc/how-to-correctly-create-and-use-pdfs/ https://alexschreyer.net/misc/how-to-correctly-create-and-use-pdfs/#respond Mon, 16 Mar 2020 19:09:23 +0000 https://alexschreyer.net/?p=7406 Each semester when I am reviewing student work (and at many other times when someone sends me a PDF attachment), I am reminded that I should really put together a blog post about properly working with PDFs. There are just so many common and often small mistakes that people do especially when creating PDFs, many [...] Read more..

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My [as] website is 10 years old today! https://alexschreyer.net/web-programming/website-10-years-old/ https://alexschreyer.net/web-programming/website-10-years-old/#respond Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:00:25 +0000 http://alexschreyer.net/?p=6670 They grow up so fast, don’t they? As you may have noticed, I have completely redesigned my site. The older design – while nice – wasn’t a responsive design. It also wasn’t as flexible in terms of content placement as I would have liked it to be. So I completely overhauled it. The new design [...] Read more..

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View UMass’ growth 1984-now in Google Earth’s Timelapse https://alexschreyer.net/web-programming/view-umass-growth-1984-now-google-earths-timelapse/ https://alexschreyer.net/web-programming/view-umass-growth-1984-now-google-earths-timelapse/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:32:27 +0000 http://alexschreyer.net/?p=6711 Google just released a pretty amazing tool: Google Earth Engine Timelapse. This interactive tool (which is embedded below and can be reached via the link) lets you view global aerial photography¬†from the past 32 years in an interactive timelapse video. Best of it, you can zoom into any region of the world and see what [...] Read more..

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