Archive for February, 2012

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

This week’s Updates

Not so many updates to old pages this week. I have reworked the Get A Quote page to clean up some formatting errors that had crept in during the various work on restructuring the site as well as making it harder for spammers to use the form to bombard me with meaningless spam. I have […]

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Fixing the IE Double Margin Bug

One rather annoying aspect of Internet Explorer is the way that it mishandles a number of stylesheet commands. Most of these are corrected by placing a valid doctype statement as the first entry in your page source as IE also misuses that statement to determine whether to use “satandards” mode or “quirks” mode in interpreting […]

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Updated Pages

Not so many pages updated this week but then it has been a long time since I added so many new pages all in the one week. Obtaining a Visitor’s IP Address Lock IE Homepage

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Redo From Start – Calendar Script

Lots of new JavaScript pages this week. This one looks at a script I first wrote over ten years ago and have patched several times in the past to add extra functionality and to apply a more modern approach. Even with the changes the script still appears extremely dated (pun intended) and a complete rewrite […]

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

This Week’s Updated Pages

I have continued to add more (and updated) information to several more of the pages on the site – the following are the ones with significant additions. Blocking the Back Button Reverting Software Swapping Between Operating Systems Last Modified Date Concealing Link Addresses Renaming Files

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Updated Pages

Continuing with updating and expanding the information in the existing pages on the site, the following pages have been significantly rewritten over the last week. Security – Firewall Windows – Drive Letters Windows – Compressed Files and Folders Browsers – Missing Images JavaScript – What Javascript event handlers are there? JavaScript – Welcoming Visitors to […]

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

“The Linux CommandLine”

Another book from “No Starch Press”, this book is about the Linux command line. Read what I think of “The Linux Command Line”.

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Not a Web Editor

Perhaps the biggest mistake that people make when it comes to programs such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher is when they try to use one of those programs as a web editor. The only way to use Word as a web editor and produce a proper web page rather than garbage is to type […]

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Printer Driver

When I was first asked what a printer driver is I gave a short simple answer. I have now expanded on that answer to include a description of just how Windows works to significantly reduce the amount of code programs need. The graphical part of Windows is insignificant and Windows would be well worth having […]

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

DOS and Windows XP

There have been a lot of JavaScript pages either added or significantly updated over the last few weeks. Prior to that most of my JavaScript writing was for other sites (either where I provided the content for seven years between 2004 and 2011, or more recently in setting up which is my own […]