Firebug v1 out today

Just a quick post about this new extension. Firebug v1.0 was just realeased and it just looks great. If you’ve been a web developer since 1994 or if you’re just learning html then download this (you’ve got Firefox already right) and check it out. Certainly all my future students are going to have to install this…

WordPress 2.1 upgrade

Upgraded the blog to WordPress 2.1 last night and I have to say it went very smoothly with the easy to follow upgrade instuctions. There are some nice new features such as Autosaving posts, a tabbed editor that can switch between WYSIWYG and code editing and full XML import and export. I will run it […]

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Multiple versions of IE

For a long time I was running multiple versions of Internet Explorer under Windows XP. These standalone versions I would get from browsers.evolt.org. The only frustrating thing with these browsers was that conditional comments didn’t work and although there is a great article called Taming Your Multiple IE Standalones on Position is Everything I’m lazy. Since upgrading my […]

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Code Igniter

It’s been a while since I’ve posted but wanted to let you know about a newish framework that I have come across and so far seems very promising. There’s been a lot of excitement about frameworks recently following on from the success of Ruby on Rails. Having played with Rails a little I decided I […]

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Should I make a flash site?

I always seem to be having this debate with my web development students so it was very welcome to find this easy decision making flow chart. I will definitely be using this in class and I hope it will help you with your own web projects.