Category: Intranet

  • The Google Browser: Google Chrome (beta)

    Looks like the Browser Wars have been rekindled with this new kid on the block. Yes, Google released their oft rumoured browser in the wild.More info on the Official Google Blog: A Fresh Take On The Browser. And for the technically inclined there’s a comicbook explaining it all. Or skip the hoopla and take Chrome for a testdrive […]

  • “Thank you for taking the survey.” – 2008

    A List Apart is repeating last years survey: Calling all designers, developers, information architects, project managers, writers, editors, marketers, and everyone else who makes websites. It is time once again to pool our information so as to begin sketching a true picture of the way our profession is practiced worldwide. Take the survey yourself at […]

  • Get Firebug!

    if ((bWebDeveloper || bWebDesigner) && bFirefox) { try { var oNewExtension = new cExtension(); oNewExtension.fetchXPI = fnFetchURL(“www.getfirebug.com”); oNewExtension.installXPI(); if (oNewExtension.success) { console.log(“Firebug installed successfully.”); var oFurtherOptions = getElementById(“divTellUser”); oFurtherOptions.innerHTML = “About FireBug” oFurtherOptions.innerHTML += “FireBug Screencast” oFurtherOptions.innerHTML += “FireBug Overview” } } catch(e) { throw “Next time Gadget, next time!” // Take a look at […]

  • WordPress 2.0 Cache Is Broken!

    As of version 2.0 of WordPress you’ll get a caching feature, which means it’ll ‘remember’ the most frequent accessed static information from your blog. This way it’s supposed to not bother the database but make a ‘fast trip’ to the server to fetch these pieces of info. In the end this should make your weblog […]

  • Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar Beta vs Web Developer toolbar extension

    “Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery.” Or so they say. But I don’t know if this holds true when the imitating party is… Microsoft. Sorry Chris, it’s about time to move on to greener pastures. 😉 Why the sarcasm? Well, Microsoft released a beta of their Developer Toolbar for Internet Explorer. So? Well, that’s what […]

  • The Joys of Shared Hosting

    … are of course the low price tag and not having to maintain the server yourself. The downside however, is that you are at the mercy of your mostly unknown neighbours. Who happen to reside on the same server. So what happened? ThinkLemon.com was out of service for quite a while. 14 hours straight to […]

  • Atom 1.0 specs official

    The Internet Engineering Taskforce has decided: It’s official, Atom 1.0 is here. http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-atompub-format-11.txt

  • IE’s dead, hail the new King!

    … and the new king is ‘Longhorn‘! Well, not exactly, it’s RSS! I’ve watched the video, scanned Technorati, clicked on TechCrunch, taken a look at the IE Blog, re-visited C|Net, shivered at the Creative Commons Blog, read the last Gnomedex’r story, … What’s left? I say, Redmond got the idea late in the game. But […]

  • Turning off the ‘friendly HTTP error messages’ in Firefox

    By accident I stumbled upon this Firefox somewhat equivalent of IE’s ‘Show friendly HTTP error messages’ option. Any webdeveloper should have this turned off by default. How else will you know what the problem is? So here’s how to do it: Open up a new tab (CTRL+T) or window (CTRL+N). Type in de addressbar: about:config. […]

  • Usability Week 2005 San Francisco

    This week, from June 20 till 25, the Nielsen Norman Group is holding a conference on usability in San Francisco. This is the last in a series of conferences which were held in New York, Stockholm and London. The Usability Week 2005 Conference is: Usability Week 2005 takes you beyond the typical conference experience, offering […]