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    Firefox Extension: Firebug

    Published January 24th, 2006

    Yes, yet another widget to help with web development: this time, an improved Javascript console (which I’ve ben praying for since I first began using Firefox). Instead of sitting in another window Firebug docks along the bottom of your browser window and can be minimised to the status bar, with a small display of any […]

    Quick Lookup: a handy online reference tool for PHP, Javascript, CSS and MySQL

    Published January 23rd, 2006

    Here’s a nice widget for anyone working with PHP, Javascript, CSS and MySQL…it’s just a little search box for documentation on the above-mentioned, which you can set up as a bookmark. In Firefox, you can load it in the sidebar for convenience. Naturally it uses AJAX — doesn’t everything these days?

    Why I love my web host

    Published January 20th, 2006

    In the last seven or eight years, I’ve used about a half a dozen different web hosts. I started out on Geocities (!) back in ’98 but quickly moved to a paid host. Since then I’ve moved host about every 12-18 months — sometimes for financial reasons (I don’t want to pay any more than […]

    Bollocks to you, comment spammers!

    Published January 19th, 2006

    I didn’t want to have to put barriers in the way of anyone wanting to comment on my site, but today my hand was forced. After being hit with nearly three dozen spam comments in just a few hours, it has become clear that my site has been logged, somewhere, as a nice easy target. […]

    PHP, MySQL quick reference guides

    Published January 18th, 2006

    Taken from a collection of quick reference guides (dozens of them, from HTML to C++ and Java), come these handy cut-out-and-keep (PDF-format) guides: PHP and MySQL. Stick ‘em on your wall!

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