Archive for April, 2009

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Embedding Fonts

Intewrnet Explorer 4 and Netscape 4 introduced two different proprietary ways to embed fonts into a web page. They were incompatible with one another and the CSS 2.0 standard provided a third way to do it that no browser implemented. This was then removed from CSS 2.1 but is back as a proposal in CSS […]

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Adding Images to Site Search Results

My site search script allows you to associate images with each of the entries in the search results. This page explains how. Adding Images to Site Search Results

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

SQL and Relational Theory

C. J. Date has been around in the field of relaional databases and SQL since the very beginning. In this book he properly introduces those who have learnt SQL to what a relational database is really all about. Read more about what I thing of SQL and Relational Theory.

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Build Your Own Web Site the Right Way using HTML & CSS

The first edition of this book was ground breaking when it was first released in that it promoted what was then the new way of developing web pages. Here’s what I think of the second edition of Build Your Own Web Site the Right Way using HTML & CSS.

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Turning Off Messenger

Some of the functionality built into Windows is really useful for corporate networks but just lowers the security of home systems. One such feature is the messenger service which network administrators can use to broadcast messages to eveyone in the company. Turning Off Messenger