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Biggest iPod to date?

Today while I plugged my iPod in to be charged something strange happened that I haven't noticed before.  My ipod is a couple of years old (30gb photo) however, this morning it's name was "yoda" and it's Capacity was "176.77gb". After running several variations of...

Windows Live Writer with Subtext and wordpress

I received an email from Microsoft the other day about various beta's of which I noticed the Windows Live Writer.  This reminded me about seeing a couple of ad hoc posts about it's compatibility with many of the blogging engines out there including subtext so I thought I would...

1st Podcast Live

Well it's been a while in the making after taking a 14 year break from dj'ing however i decided just to go off the band wagon and go for it. If you like funky house please be sure to check out my 1st podcast found...

Snowboarding Holiday – Where?

Well it's getting to that time of year where it's booking time for our primary snowboarding holiday.  Pamporovo, Bulgaria and Balkin Holidays are staying well out of the picture so we're looking at some other resorts France - Les Deux Alpes ...

Busy, busy, busy

Subtext I have a to-do list that's getting bigger by the day.  I have had several emails asking when Part 2 of "Creating your first subtext skin" will be going live.  It's coming, I promise. Hopefully next week I'll be happy with it and send it to...

Protecting your blog or contact form

Introduction Spamming is the abuse of electronic messaging systems to indiscriminately send unsolicited bulk messages. While the most widely recognized form of spam is e-mail spam, the term is applied to similar abuses in other media. There are blogging engines/CMS's out there that have built-in functionality...

jQuery just got faster

There surely isn't a web developer who hasn't heard of jQuery.  jQuery is Javascript library that simplifies effects, events and Ajax interactions. Today jQuery 1.1.3 just got 800% faster and it's only 20kb.  This release see's a number of bug fixes and handful of enhancements. At the time of...

Gradient effect with Web Controls

Applying a different background colour to each textbox or a web control that supports the background attribute can give you an area to play with that can "jazz" up a form/page. Reference the following namespace using System.Collections.Generic; Code below protected void Page_Load(object sender,...