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FireFox 1.5 Launched

FireFox 1.5 is offically out - w00t!

Get it here.

Posted On Wednesday, November 30, 2005 11:31 AM

MSSQL 2000 Programming Guidelines I

We've just started an SQL Fundamentals course at the company where I work.... I'm publishing here some of the things I've written down. I would very much like to hear what you think about the following points.

Posted On Wednesday, November 23, 2005 10:40 AM

Google Base is up!
Check it out - Google Base is finally up. This is Google's publically available (and publically maintained!) open database of everything. A a repository of structured data that everyone can add to. You can either structure an "Item Type" for yourself or choose one from the many already defined and then you feed Items of that type into the system. Everything ends up indexed in Google Base's search engine. One possible use for it is for classified ads, much like craigslist. I noticed that when inputing ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 22, 2005 10:31 AM

Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar
Here's a neat expansion for MSIE: the Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar. It's a BHO that adds a toolbar to your IE with a variety of useful tools for people building HTML pages. It has: A ruler that measures the distance between objects in the page. A DOM inspector that lets you add CSS attributes to page elements on the fly. Outline modes that mark different page elements with a red outline for you to easily spot them. HTML / CSS validation buttons. Quick links to clear the browser cache and cookies ......

Posted On Sunday, November 20, 2005 10:01 AM

Google Toolbar for Firefox
A-ha! Turns out it's been right under my nose since July, but late is better than never - The Google Toolbar for Firefox is here. Firefox's built-in Google Toolbar is extremely lame when compared with what Google's Toolbar for IE has to offer. I've been wanting to set this imbalance right for a long time and I've finally stumbled on a reference to it over at Andi Gutmans' blog ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 15, 2005 12:14 PM

del.icio.us !
For a while now I've been looking for a solution that will let me access my IE Favorites / FF Bookmarks, regardless of which computer I am working on. I often find interesting things on the web while at work, and I bookmark them for later reading because, well, I can't read them on the spot - I need to work :). The problem is that when I get home I am surprised to find the bookmarks aren't in my home computer. Silly me. So I've just opened an account on del.icio.us! I can store all my favorites/bookmarks ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 15, 2005 10:43 AM

A boring website

http://www.boring.com/

Posted On Thursday, November 3, 2005 9:07 AM

Flock - A new web browser
Flock is an interesting web browser that has spun off from Mozilla FireFox. The folks at www.flock.com have extended the FireFox open source code to include cool features like: Favorites (=bookmarks) that are hosted on a central web server, so they can be accessed from anywhere on the net. They can also be tagged. The history of pages that you visited is searchable (at last!) Embedded blogging features that include posting to Flickr and easy aggregation of news feeds. Available for Windows, Mac and ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 2, 2005 1:24 PM

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