Nov 10 2008

‘Click here’ considered harmful

This phrase has been trotted out a million times. Consider the two paragraphs below: WOW! – The new l33t hax0r programme is now available. Download this l33t c0d3 NOW! versus WOW – The new l33t hax0r programme is now available. To download this l33t c0d3 NOW! Click here. Apart from probably a poor choice in […]

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Nov 10 2008

Open Source – the Finishing Touches

As I see it, the glory of open source is that (compared to closed or proprietary source): “We are like dwarfs sitting on the shoulders of giants. We see more, and things that are more distant, than they did, not because our sight is superior or because we are taller than they, but because they […]

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Nov 10 2008

Footnotes re-Reloaded

Version one point one is now available with greater support for smooth scrolling. The code was cleaned up a little bit and is in use on this site! I also removed any of the options and gave a nice warning message to those who have not installed the wp-scriptaculous plugin. You can get it here: […]

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Nov 10 2008

Tomes ahoy

A new section of pages has been added to the site entitled ‘Tomes’. This will become the lengthy article section which would otherwise have to be spread over multiple posts, or alternatively one extra-ordinarily long post – neither of which appeal to me. You will notice that I have already completed one of them – […]

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Nov 10 2008

SEO Friendly URLs and Search Appliances

This is one of those posts that I have been meaning to write for a long time now. It is a very long post, and not really able to be read on a single page. I have looked into pagination for posts, however it seems that this is only really for paging between posts, not […]

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