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Searching with Chrome's omnibox

December 30th, 2008 at 16:20 by Tamlyn

I've been using Google Chrome as my primary browser for several months now and the one feature that has really impressed me is the omnibox. It's essentially the browser address bar and default search box combined but it's more powerful than either on its own.


How to write bad CSS

December 15th, 2008 at 10:47 by Tamlyn

Preface: This is a geeky post about web development markup languages. If you don't understand HTML and CSS you can probably switch off now.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) have been with us for 12 years which, in internet time, makes the technology nearly as old as the Earth itself, and yet so many people still seem to struggle with the most basic concepts. In this post I will give several examples of bad CSS along with an explanation of what is wrong in each case. More...



December 11th, 2008 at 09:58 by Rowan

The end of last November saw a very successful first conference for PHPNW08 with a little bit of sponsorship and attendance from Plusnet. PHPNW (there's a clue in the name) is a group for PHP professionals in the North-West, normally they have monthly meet-ups much like GeekUp but this was a bit more ambitious. So, given that PHP powers the majority of our platform it made sense to check it out, even though it meant getting up at 6:30 on a Saturday morning (which is practically a holy day for me).

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Pair Programming

September 19th, 2008 at 11:49 by Pawel Kostecki

Hi, In the last week we have been trying a pair programming concept with our Polish Software Development Team. Let me present some feedback from this experiment. More...

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