Archive for October, 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

InfoLinks Advertising

This advertising service converts test in the content of your articles into paid per click advertisiing. The script they provide for you to use to do this is significantly smaller than those supplied by other similar advertising services. Read more about what I think of InfoLinks Advertising.

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

NetGear ReadyNas Duo

This network attached storage device has a wide range of features and also the ability to be reconfigured as your needs grow. There were a few things in the early part of the configuration that didn’t work properly for me on the first attempt but which worked fine once I worked out the right order […]

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Windows 7

Windows 7 was released last week. I haven’t seen it yet and don’t expect to for some time. Unless your current computer is already running Vista you can’t actually upgrade to Windows 7 but instead have to do a full reinstall of everything (something a typical computer user isn’t going to do). I expect most […]

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Newsletter Signup

If you hadn’t previously signed up for my newsletter then you again missed out on receiving it earlier this week and now have to wait until I get around to adding the online copy. So that you don’t m iss out on next month’s issue of the newsletter why not sign up now. Newsletter Signup

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Google Tools

Sometimes with reviews of online products it becomes necessary to update a review because the product has changed significantly. Thios is very much the case with Google Analytics which used to rely on Flash for all the displays and therefore provided no information whatsoever to the 25%+ of people without Flash installed. Google Tools

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Number Formats

A brief discussion of the COMP and COMP-3 formats for storing numbers in Cobol. Number Formats

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

XML Sitemaps

While HTML sitemaps help both search engines and real people find web pages, an XML sitemap is specifically for the search engines. There are services out there that will charge you just to submit a 50 page XML sitemap to the search engines on a monthly basis. This article shows you how to save that […]

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

“CSS: The Missing Manual”

It was rather interesting to review this CSS book at just about the same time as reviewing the CSS Anthology. These are two very different books taking very different approaches to almost the same subject. For beginners to CSS this is by far the better choice since the book doesn’t assume a prior knowledge of […]

Monday, October 12th, 2009

“The CSS Anthology”

This SitePoint book is filled with practical solutions to real world CSS issues. The book isn’t for beginners though as the review section at the start is far too short for someone to use it to learn basic CCS. The section does work though to remind those who may not have touched CSS for a […]

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Member’s Area

Sifting through all the garbage that you find on giveaway sites and even paid membership sites can take a significant amount of time. One difference with what you will find on my membership site is that II have already sifted through all the products I have obtained from elsewhere so as to make sure that […]

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Inline Elements, Block Elements and Text Alignment

CSS provides two different ways of aligning things on your page. There is one set of CSS commands for aligning text and a completely different set of commands for aligning block elements. Inline Elements, Block Elements and Text Alignment

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Sectioning the Page

The third tutorial on creating a template sees us start to customise the basic HTML by adding all the sections that we want our page to have. Sectioning the Page