Archive for August, 2008

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Revised Personality Quiz

To finish with quizes for this week here is a revised unobtrusive version of my single personality quiz which allows two questions per page and up to eight different personalities Revised Personality Quiz

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Single Personality Quiz

This version of my personality quiz looks only at the personality with the highest score and returns a result based on that. Single Analysis Quiz

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Multiple Personality Quiz

A personality quiz keeps a separate score of how many times the answer for each personality is selected and then displays a result based on all the scores. This particular version allows for 4 personalities and therefore has 15 results pages depending on how the final scores are split between them (four pages for almost […]

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Alternate Analysis Quiz

This variant of my analysis quiz allows a web page of your choice to be displayed between each question that can give feedback on what the different responses might mean before going on to the next question. Alternate Analysis Quiz

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Analysis Quiz

The first alternative that I created to multiple choice quizes is what I call an analysis quiz. There are no right or wrong answers, instead each answer has a score allocated to it and the scores of all the selected answers are added together. The result of the quiz is determined based on that final […]

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Revised QuizMaker 1

This unobtrusive multiple choice quiz allows up to 6 answers per question and can display one or two questions per page. Apart from the number of questions and answers it works almost identically to the first multiple choice quiz that I ever wrote. Revised QuizMaker 1

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

Quiz Maker 3

JavaScript quizes are the theme for this week and we start the week off with one of my earlier quiz scripts. This one generates multiple choice quizes with as many questions as you like having up to four answers each. Why do I call it quiz maker 3? Well it is actually the third multiple […]

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Last Modified Date

Provided that it isn’t actually blocked on the server, it is relatively easy to find out when any web page was last modified even if the page doesn’t include that information within the text that the page displays. Last Modified Date

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

“High Performance mySQL”

Here is my review of this book which is the ideal companion to whatever mySQL books that you already own because it covers the parts that the other books leave out. “High Performance mySQL”

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Connecting IDE Devices

One of my rare articles on computer hardware is this one explaining how the IDE interface on computers works. Connecting IDE Devices

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

Beware of Emails Offering Upgrades

There seem to be a huge number of emails lately that claim to come from CNN advising you that you need to upgrade Flash or your PDF reader or some other commonly used program. These emails are kind enough to offer a link to where you can download their recommended upgrade from their favourite malware […]

Monday, August 4th, 2008

The Ultimate HTML Reference

After reviewing “The Ultimate CSS Reference” I had high expectations of this book. Unfortunately this book failed to live up to those expectations as my review explains. The Ultimate HTML Reference