I think the best way to sum up the night is, "great movie, horrible seating choice."
After quite the ordeal over the last two days, the Web site for Sapphire Group, LLC finally launched today. It marks my first work-for-hire Web site that launches (semi-)publicly. During the process, I found myself scrambling to learn as much as I could about DNS entries across the Internet. Did a lot of reading over […]
This new blog design! I struggled with a few very strange IE bugs while trying to create the look of this page, but thankfully Position is Everything was able to help me out with them. A new Chicago Cutlery chef’s knife. The milestone of having my first work-for-hire web site publicly launched. Visiting Burlington, Vermont […]
Just took my first look at Ben Hunt’s Web Design from Scratch tutorial articles. Just wondering, but am I coder trying to be a designer or a designer trying to be a coder? Um. Help.
This morning was horrible. It reminded me exactly why I’ve been using a Mac as my primary computing platform for years. I woke up after a bad dream and after grabbing a drink, I turned on my Windows laptop to check my mail. As I was downloading my new messages I tried to scroll my […]
I finally got around to doing something about the horrid state of the old Ups and Downs web site. Specifically, I began playing with new design ideas utilizing my increased knowledge of XHTML and CSS. Earlier today, I got that familiar restless feeling that happens whenever I haven’t done anything productive for too long. It’s […]
On Sunday I went to my mother’s for a chance to get new sneakers (tax-free!) and to help out with the computer situation there. My brother is headed to college in a week which means that my mother will be alone with two Windows computers in the house. One of my main concerns, which I […]
While showing my mother what to use SharpReader for, I decided to illustrate the concept by writing this blog entry to create a real-time example of the uses of RSS. Hopefully, this will be a successfull experiment. Update: Well, it turns out Mom’s not using SharpReader at all, really, and she hasn’t subscribed to any […]
Update: I just learned from the Tao of Mac that there is another problem with Windows Service Pack 2: it breaks raw sockets. Well, according to several news sources, Microsoft has released the long-awaited Service Pack 2 to manufacturers. Starting next month, computers will come pre-installed with the software. But in the mean time, I’m […]