Web Development

Blog new look

Spent a little time giving my blog a new look. It’s not that I didn’t like the old one but sometimes it was a bit of a mess, I’ve been getting many new readers so it was time for a

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Blog new look

Spent a little time giving my blog a new look. It’s not that I didn’t like the old one but sometimes it was a bit of a mess, I’ve been getting many new readers so it was time for a

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Force a wmv to download instead of opening in browser

I recently needed to force a WMV to download using Apache. The default behaviour for most browsers is to try to open the movie inside the browser itself. This works fine if the person has the plugin otherwise we just

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Force a wmv to download instead of opening in browser

I recently needed to force a WMV to download using Apache. The default behaviour for most browsers is to try to open the movie inside the browser itself. This works fine if the person has the plugin otherwise we just

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How to make a clickable div

Making a clickable text or image is easy, just add the <a> tag surrounding it. But this doesn’t work with divs and sometimes we need a whole div to be clickable and not just text. The following code is for

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How to make a clickable div

Making a clickable text or image is easy, just add the <a> tag surrounding it. But this doesn’t work with divs and sometimes we need a whole div to be clickable and not just text. The following code is for

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PHP Optimization Tips

As most languages PHP allows many ways to solve a problem. Some are faster then others. Here are a few ways to improve your PHP code.

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PHP Optimization Tips

As most languages PHP allows many ways to solve a problem. Some are faster then others. Here are a few ways to improve your PHP code.

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Test your website on multiple browsers

One of the most painful tasks of a web developer/designer is to ensure that his website is compatible with the majority of the popular browsers. Nowadays this includes Firefox 2.0 and 3.0, Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8, Opera, and

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Test your website on multiple browsers

One of the most painful tasks of a web developer/designer is to ensure that his website is compatible with the majority of the popular browsers. Nowadays this includes Firefox 2.0 and 3.0, Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8, Opera, and

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How to style a blockquote with CSS

Blockquotes are an easy way to make your website stand out, by indicating that you are quoting someone you give a more professional approach to you website. You can do this by using <blockquote> Im quoting someone else</blockquote> But it

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How to style a blockquote with CSS

Blockquotes are an easy way to make your website stand out, by indicating that you are quoting someone you give a more professional approach to you website. You can do this by using <blockquote> Im quoting someone else</blockquote> But it

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Master Web Developer

I decided to take a course on Master Web Developer. It’s a 6 months course covering PHP, actionscrip, HTML, JavaScript, Ajax and more. Hopefully I’m going to fill all my gaps on web development and possibly get more and better

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Master Web Developer

I decided to take a course on Master Web Developer. It’s a 6 months course covering PHP, actionscrip, HTML, JavaScript, Ajax and more. Hopefully I’m going to fill all my gaps on web development and possibly get more and better

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-moz-opacity removed from Firefox 3.5

Well i just found out that Mozzila removed -moz-opacity from Firefox 3.5. It’s been deprecated for a long time and you can how replace it for the standard css property opacity. So something like -moz-opacity: 0.4 is now opacity: 0.4;

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-moz-opacity removed from Firefox 3.5

Well i just found out that Mozzila removed -moz-opacity from Firefox 3.5. It’s been deprecated for a long time and you can how replace it for the standard css property opacity. So something like -moz-opacity: 0.4 is now opacity: 0.4;

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Server move

It’s been awhile since I last posted something here. Mostly because since my laptop fried I’ve been on a slower pace. I still couldn’t find any compatible hdd with my acer 2001 and Acer Portugal wasn’t been very helpfull.

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Server move

It’s been awhile since I last posted something here. Mostly because since my laptop fried I’ve been on a slower pace. I still couldn’t find any compatible hdd with my acer 2001 and Acer Portugal wasn’t been very helpfull.

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WordPress Gallery

During my efforts to combine Rita’s website to wordpress and with a cool gallery I came up with a few problems. Mainly because the top navigation bar was built using J-Query, which I’ve already made quite some time ago, and

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WordPress Gallery

During my efforts to combine Rita’s website to wordpress and with a cool gallery I came up with a few problems. Mainly because the top navigation bar was built using J-Query, which I’ve already made quite some time ago, and

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