Archive for February, 2013

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

JavaScript Enlightenment

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

ToolWiz

This is the swiss army knife of utility programs providing you with lots of different utilities in the one package. As a result of combining everything into one the program is not as useful as it might otherwise have been. Read more about what I think of ToolWiz.

Monday, February 25th, 2013

InfinityAds

This ad service makes lots of claims on their home page regarding how their script works. There are also lots of testimonials there as to how people found that it pays better than the alternatives. Read more about what I discovered when I tried using InfinityAds.

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Programming Windows® 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

User rating: Read more… Programming Windows® 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript : Kraig Brockschmidt: eBooks

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Moving “My Documents”

One way of organising your hard drive so as to make backing up your own data much easier is to partition the drive so as to have separate partitions for the operating system, applications, and data. Windows has its own ideas on where to store data with a lot of it going into a folder […]

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja

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Sunday, February 17th, 2013

The Importance of the Doctype Tag

The doctype tag serves a number of purposes. It identifies the language that the web page is written in so that validators will know what standard to validate your page against and it tells browsers that you are using proper (X)HTML that follows the rules and should be displayed that way. Without a doctype each […]

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Paypal IPN Script DBExtension

Yet another script I have now updated to use mysqli_ is the database extension module for my Paypal IPN script. As well as transferring product information from the config file into the database, this module allows you to both log the details of the people buying from you and also to plug in custom code […]

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

GIMP for Absolute Beginners

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

The Artist’s Guide to GIMP: Creative Techniques for Photographers,Artists, and Designers (Covers GIMP 2.8)

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

System Rebooting after a couple of Minutes

The last time I encountered this problem it was caused by a bad sector on the hard drive and replacing the hard drive fixed the problem. This time it wasn’t the hard drive and even booting from a DVD presented the same problem. To track the cause of this type of problem once you have […]

Monday, February 11th, 2013

The Book of GIMP

Just occasionally you come across a book that covers a subject in sufficient detail that you don’t need any other books to fill gaps in the information it provides. This is such a book with respect to how to use GIMP. Of course it can’t provide the necessary talent needed to know what to create […]