Getting Real

Every web developer should read Getting Real by the guys at 37signals and now there is no excuse. 37signals have just released a full copy of the book in html on their website. In case you don’t know 37 Signals is are behind the popular web applications Backpack, Basecamp, and Campfire. They are also the […]

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Fighting Comment Spam

The Blog has only been up a few weeks and I’m starting to see more and more comment spam appearing on the website. I decided to start clearing up but before I do I wanted to llook at ways of slowing it down. I was looking at some info about adding a Captcha (Completely Automated […]

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Wrong location in live.com

I’ve been looking at the newly out of beta Live.com search engine. The biggest problem I have encountered is that the location seems to be wrongly detected. I am located in South Africa – I have checked my regional setting on my computer and they are correct. If I search in Firefox I notice that […]

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301 redirects

301 redirects are important if you are moving or relocating a website or webpage that has already got traffic and/or PageRank. By using a 301 redirect search engines, well Google definately,¬†will see the redirect as a permanent move and all page rank from the old URL will filter through to the new url. Please note […]

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Simon Anglings new TYPO3 based blog

Finally I’m launching a new blog. This Blog will incorporate infomation from the old overland.anglings.com website as well as any new information that I want to post for family, friends, students and anyone else who might be interested. I’ve been working with TYPO3 for a while now and wanted to use it for my personal […]

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The Toyota Mashup Challenge!

An interesting insight into lazy design is taking place over at businesslogs.com. Toyota Georgetown is having a conference and their newly designed logo seems to be a bit of a rip-off from the 9rules logo. I recall that a similar thing happened with the new Quark logo last year. To celebrate the Toyota Logo Mashup […]

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