Joel Walters

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Mailcheck for Drupal

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I am now maintaining a Drupal module, mailcheck.

Here’s a short description below. Check it out.

Get fast, client-side suggestions for mistyped email addresses.

What is it?

An integration of mailcheck.js with forms in Drupal (supports user registration, webforms)

What’s it do?

Someone enters user@gmaul.com, mailcheck asks, Did you mean user@gmail.com?

Reduces Email Bounces

Kicksend reports of a 50% decrease in sign up confirmation email bounces. Try it out on Kicksend’s join form.

A Little Refresh

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I updated my site with a few new things.

  • Updated my About page with current skills, interests, etc.
  • Updated my UW work experience
    • Added a screenshot and link to admit.washington.edu
  • Updated colors and typography! Yay. A bit cleaner.
  • Added my GitHub repos on the sidebar of the homepage. Neat.

A 12.5 Megapixel Display

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Can Windows 8 plus a pair of Nvidia Quadro 450 graphics cards really give me a 12.5 Megapixel display? It sounds too good to be true. How many pixels is too many pixels? All good questions.

I will soon be exploring the amazing realm of large-scale touch screens. Windows 8, I hope you are a good choice.

PosteRazor … Posters From Letter Sized Sheets

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PosteRazor must be the greatest thing since sliced bread.

The PosteRazor cuts a raster image into pieces which can afterwards be printed out and assembled to a poster.

posterazor homepage posterazor.sourceforge.net

Yep, that’s right, you can assemble a poster from copy paper on the cheap. But “how can I avoid the ugliness of scotch tape and paper curl?” you might ask. Good question!

I found 8.5x14 legal sized sheets with removable adhesive backing from onlinelabels.com which would let you slap your paper right onto the painted wall surface — no tape, no curling. Woohoo!