Archives for November 2006

SWFUpload beta: Upload Using Flash

Now I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a huge Flash advocate. I don't like it for a lot of reasons: It's heavy It's not standard A lot of older browsers don't support it. But guys, I think I fell in love: SWFUpload is one of the … [Read more...]

Should A Business Use Free Web Hosting?

I've stumbled upon a disturbing poll at How much is too much to pay for Web hosting? If it's not free, don't do it $2.01 per month $5.01 per month $10.01 per month $25.01 per month $50.01 per month $100.01 per … [Read more...]

Nifty Corners: Rounded Corners Without Images

I read this title and I was a bit confused. How, was my first question. Well, they did it. They did it a number of ways. Basically, they use a full background color and use CSS and a little bit of JavaScript to "eat" away at the corners. Very … [Read more...]

Content Management Systems

What is a Content Management System? Here's a little background. Lots of websites have dynamic content. Meaning, the content is located in a database, usually MySQL, and they are simply dumped into a web template when the page is viewed. That way, if … [Read more...]

Numerical Analysis – Take Home Exam II

It is now 12:56 AM and I'm putting the finishing touches on my Take Home Exam for Numerical Analysis. When is it due you may ask. No, you're wrong, it's not due tomorrow at 8:00 AM. It's due at 11:00 AM, so there :). Yes, it's due in a couple of … [Read more...]

InstaCalc: Welcome to a fast, easy and shareable calculator

Brand new. InstaCalc. Just like the name says, it's an instant making use of AJAX. No need to hit "enter". Your results are written as you type, just like any other AJAX application. You can set a number of rows and even set variables and use them … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Not To Use Flash

Personally, beyond a simple Flash banner, I don't see much use for it in the web development world. Yes, it does have that coolness factor if you do it right. But the fact is that too many people do it wrong right now. My number one reason for not … [Read more...]

Spell Out a Detailed Contract

In the world of web design you often come across people who don't exactly know what they want. And that is usually a good thing for you because you can then charge them for the minimum and increase based on "added features", which they should have … [Read more...]