Random posts about nerdy stuff
My site's configuration file lets me define a unique set of details based on my environment, whether it’s a subfolder on my localhost, a dev site subfolder on the remote host or the live site itself.
I can run most any operating system right on my Mac without needing multiple computers on my desk. To keep things tidy, I put together some consistent desktop wallpapers for a few popular OSes.
Email is great. It lets you converse with other people with messages without interrupting them like a phone call or text message would. Here are some tips for effective usage for email communication.
An animated gif can have only pre-specified colors marked as transparent which means they might not look good on anything other than a solid background. This can become a problem if you want these animated images on an unknown background color or a photo.
People are coming from all sorts of varied devices and your website should be accessible and usable in each environment. But, who wants to make multiple version of a single site and keep up to date with all the new gear that comes out?
I'm a bit OCD when it comes to my workstation. I like to keep a clean desk in the office, and a clean desktop on my screen. This includes keeping my files organized, my email in-box at a manageable number (preferably zero when possible) and my windows positioned just right.
In the beginning of 2010, I took down my website for a variety of reasons. I needed something different, needed an update and most of all needed a break. It's been just about a year now since it went down and I'm happy to say I'm back up and running.
For those few movies I've seen on Blu-Ray that do fill up a 16:9 display, they look amazing... no questioning the incredible picture quality and detail you get over DVD. A quality that's much less apparent when everything is shorter and surrounded by emptiness.