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    CSS alternative to multiple-select boxes

    Published December 20th, 2005

    Here’s a nice CSS-based alternative to mutliple-select form elements — something I’ve dabbled with myself but never quite perfected. Worth a look.

    Testing Internet Explorer: multiple versions on one PC

    Published December 8th, 2005

    A colleague overheard me swearing at my PC yesterday as I attempted to debug my pages in an old version of Internet Explorer using a Windows 95 install on VMWare. I’ve never got the thing to work properly, so as well as being slow it’s in 16 colours at 640×480. It doesn’t make for a […]

    On advertising, browsers and bills

    Published December 1st, 2005

    The observant among you will have noticed that this site carries a number of (hopefully, not overly obtrusive) advertising banners. These, if you look closely, are provided by Google’s Adsense service, which I have to say is remarkably painless to set up and manage, and works very well. It was, initially, a tough decision to […]

    Firefox Extension: IE Tab

    Published December 1st, 2005

    I develop almost entirely in Mozilla Firefox, but of course I have to check all my work with Microsoft Internet Explorer. It’s a drag, but it has to be done. However today someone pointed out the IE Tab extension that allows you to switch between Firefox and Internet Explorer rendering engines, from within a Firefox […]