Archive for February, 2006

Fixing a broken hinge on a PowerBook

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Or using brute force to solve the problem of a stiff hinge. It is easy in my case when the hinge is seperate from the rest of the PowerBook.

Laptop problems

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

So to last me through until the the Intel powered iBooks become available, I have borrowed an old Compaq laptop from work. And even though it is half the age of my PowerBook it feels like a brick. Still it is only for the short term and to make things simpler for me on the backend (Apache, My SQL and PHP) I replaced windows with Ubuntu. …

IE7 beta2

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

I thought it was about time I took a spin with IE7 beta2. The reason to see how the sites I built in the last couple of years looked in IE7 and what remedial work was required.

I was pleasantly surprised …

Measure Map acquired by Google

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

If you use Measure Map or read Jeffrey Veen’s blog you will of found out that Google has acquired Measure Map.

I having been using Measure Map for a few months now and really like the User Interface. So much so that given the choice between, Measure Map, Google Analytics and AW Stats to get stastics for this blog, I use Measure Map every day …

Suspected Ross River virus infection

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Looks like my weekend in Dwellingup was not with out a price. Either that weekend or in the next week or so I got bitten by a mosquitoe and infected with the Ross River virus.

I am doing a presentation

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

I was crazy enough to suggest to Kay Smoljak one of the organisers of the Perth Web Standards Group that if she ever needed an extra presenter for meeting I could do a presentation …