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I Think Microsoft Gave Me Tourette’s

From Internet Explorers lack of web standards, to the OS stability and general usability, Windows has some work to do. I think it’s getting better, but I also think there is a long way to go.

Teaching Myself jQuery – Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far

I finally did it. I’ve been wanting to learn jQuery for a while, but haven’t had the chance to sit down and do it. So I took some time over the past week and jumped in. Turns out, it’s just as cool as everyone says. Here are a few things I’ve learned so far: It’s […]

Redesigning Toodledo via Custom CSS

Toodledo is one of my favorite to-do applications. It has a great free model, a very nice iPod & iPad app, Twitter & email integration, and widgets for Gmail, Chrome, Firefox, Netvibes and such. However, even with all the nice things, the site design leaves something to be desired. And when the site design is lacking, the […]

You might be a web geek if…

I’m a web geek, are you? If you’re not sure, below are some ways to tell. You might be a web geek if: You understand ® ™ © You have to hide the fact that you kinda like using a WYSIWYG editor. You can identify any font anywhere. You love Google. You think it’s funny […]

yExplore Comes To Google Chrome

yExplore for Google Chrome is now available! It adds quick access to search engine, and social media, information about the page, or domain, you are viewing. yExplore is helpful for finding out information on your own site or doing competitive research on someone else’s. yExplore includes shortcuts to: Google Backlinks InIndex Cache Yahoo Backlinks InIndex […]

10 Things You Should Know About CSS

I’ve been working with cascading style sheets (CSS) for years and have learned quite a bit. So I thought I’d write down some of my tips and tricks for all those that are learning about CSS. Here are my 10 CSS tips that web developers should know. Start off with a CSS reset. A CSS […]

Minor Design Changes Can Make A Big Effect

When it comes to web design, sometimes less is more. And sometimes you don’t need to change a lot to make a big improvement. Case in point, the latest Google update. All they did was add a few icons, make the colors pop, soften up the buttons a little and the new look is very […]

The .htaccess File Is Pretty Powerful Stuff

It seems that whenever I try to block bad sites from stealing bandwidth, I end up blocking myself too. Doh! And to make it worse, it’s not obvous to me that I’m doing it until months later So if you’ve had issues in the past with images on my site, I apologize. Hopefully all is […]