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Plastic Wrap Packing (Quick Note)
The Cool Tools site posted a tip for using common plastic wrap to package non-fragile items such as books when you're moving. I never would have thought of something like this, but it really does …
Sunday Sep 30, 2007 | 0 Comments
Amazon MP3
Yeah, I’m jumping on the bandwagon and talking about Amazon MP3, too.  But, hey: it’s actually pretty big news.  A real competitor to the iTunes Music Store (who, don’t get me wrong, certainly isn’t a …
Wednesday Sep 26, 2007 | 0 Comments
Equinox: Defender of the Horde
Webcomics are becoming more and more popular these days, but that’s not really what this is.  Rather, Equinox is more like a graphical novel, but created with shots from the World of Warcraft video game.  …
Wednesday Sep 19, 2007 | 3 Comments
Future of Web Software? (Quick Note)
Joel Spolsky gives a fascinating analogy about where web software may be going by looking at the history of other software.
Wednesday Sep 19, 2007 | 0 Comments
WoW Reputation Calculator (Quick Note)
This is a very slick calculator that will let you know what you can do (and how long it'll take) to raise your character reputation with various factions.
Saturday Sep 15, 2007 | 0 Comments
Slaughter the World (Quick Note)
It's a "music video" staring my favorite warlock Richard, from the Looking For Group webcomic. Most definitely worth a watch. Or two.
Saturday Sep 8, 2007 | 0 Comments
Farewell, Old Site
Seeing as how the site was redesigned, I figured it might be good to be able to compare the new version to the old.  So, here’s a quick screenshot of the front page of the …
Thursday Sep 6, 2007 | 0 Comments
CCDO… Back From the Dead
Well, I suppose it had to happen sometime.  I’ve been absolutely horrible posting to the site the last year or so.  For the last several years (wow, this sounds kind of pathetic now) I’ve started …
Thursday Sep 6, 2007 | 3 Comments
Homeless World Cup (Quick Note)
Footballers (er, that'd be "soccer players") who happen to be homeless, playing in leagues and competing in the organized Homeless Wold Cup around the world. Definitely a good cause.
Thursday Sep 6, 2007 | 0 Comments
WowJutsu (Quick Note)
New Warcraft guild ranking site based on drops used by players. My own guild Light Brigade is doing pretty well on our realm.
Tuesday Sep 4, 2007 | 0 Comments
Blueprint CSS Framework (Quick Note)
Frameworks seem to be all the rage these days. Blueprint is one for CSS layouts that looks pretty good: customizable grid, default typography, a "reset" for default styling, and more.
Friday Aug 17, 2007 | 0 Comments
Declutter Your Desk
If you’re anything at all like me, you probably have a tangle of wires behind/below your desk and a bunch of gadgets strewn on top of it.  In the past I’ve occasionally seen a few …
Monday Feb 19, 2007 | 0 Comments
DishNetwork: Are You Trying to Break My Legs?
I wonder if that’s what they hope will happen when you decide to discontinue their service.  Normally you own your equipment, but with their DVR based services, it’s all a lease, disguising the full cost …
Friday Jan 12, 2007 | 0 Comments
Better HTML Forms
Unfortunately, I can’t actually recall where I came across this since I’ve had it open and waiting to blog about for several days now.  However, a post over on the Nidahas blog covers some very …
Saturday Dec 23, 2006 | 1 Comment
Another 24 Ways
Last year (in fact, one year ago today; which, I guess, means I was way late last year, too) I posted about a site doing a sort of “advent calendar” for web development topics.  Well, …
Saturday Dec 23, 2006 | 1 Comment
Help Your Users With Feeds
Together with Les and Paul of pMachine, I have created a site that you can use to help your users understand what feeds are and help them to subscribe to your feed: Feed Quick Start. …
Monday Dec 18, 2006 | 1 Comment
Wiicall on the Wiimote Wrist Strap
If you purchased a Wii or Wiimotes before December, get your wrist straps replaced as Nintendo has wiicalled them.  I haven’t had a problem with mine, and wii whip them around like crazy.  I really …
Friday Dec 15, 2006 | 0 Comments
Running Multiple IE Versions
My last post mentioned that Firefox 2 is now out, but that’s actually not the only big browser release that’s happened recently.  In fact, Internet Explorer 7 is now out and available.  In most web …
Saturday Dec 2, 2006 | 2 Comments
Getting More Out of Firefox
By now, most of you are probably aware that Firefox 2 was released recently.  Firefox 2 is, of course, the latest version of the superb Firefox browser.  While this version isn’t leaps and bounds better …
Wednesday Nov 15, 2006 | 1 Comment
Web Dev Cheat Sheets
Paul linked to a post containing a ton of great cheat sheets over on his blog.  The cheat sheets cover everything from ASP and Ajax to HTML and MySQL.  If you do any sort …
Thursday Nov 2, 2006 | 1 Comment
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