Archive for June, 2009

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Multi Language Support

My Guestmap script and both the free and advanced versions of my form2mail script all have new versions that are in the final stages of testing (they are close enough to being finished that my main site is already using them). In each case the script has been rewritten to add support for mjultiple languages […]

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Xbox Live

Some web sites provide easy to follow instructions on how to do things. Other sites such as the Xbox Live site make things as confusing as possible so that you will do all the wrong things and then have to harrass their support staff for a way around the mess. Here’s what to do to […]

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Filezilla Bugs

This is the craziest thing I have seen. Filezilla 3.2.5 lists the following in its updates: – Fix “Timer creation failed” message boxes on update download dialog. Actual update download was not affected, only display of the progress bar. Not only does the “Timer creation failed” error ONLY occur when trying to download that version […]

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

ICS Client

If you are using Internet Connection Sharing to share an internet connection on one computer with other computers on a local network then you not only need to have ICS installed on the computer doing the sharing, you also need to configure the other computers so that they know where to find the internet. ICS […]

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Adding Interactive Services

When you are first starting out with creating your own web site the last thing you want to worry about is creating all those nicely interactive features that are going to attract people to come back to your site on a regular basis. Fortunately there are a number of sites around that provide many of […]

Monday, June 1st, 2009


I have recently tested out several different free firewalls. While my network setup means that none of them ever saw any inbound attacks and given how careful I am in what I download, none of them saw any outbound access attempts either. All I can judge the firewalls on therefore is how easy they are […]