Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software developer and web developer, specialising in Java and JVM, NodeJs and web frameworks. He has a passion for entrepreneurship, company culture and making the world a better place.

Since I last posted on this I have read up a bit more about the “hacks” that I have been getting. I have also seen some requests from bots looking to use my server as a free proxy to other sites.

I recently needed to increment and decrement a number inside a textbox using jQuery and couldn’t find a decent solution online. I decided to create my own generic plugin so I can re-use it where ever I see fit.

I recently came across Cloud9 IDE, a web based code editor that allows editing of your code from anywhere via a web browser. The IDE uses node.js and html5 features to provide a fantastic user interface.

I have been using the very good Tuckey urlrewrite filter on J2EE website recently and came across the following error for one of my filters.