From Legacy to Web 2.0

Musings of a developer on the cutting edge, just steps away from the bleeding edge.
May 0
May 0

Has it really been 2 years?

A lot has happened over the last two years. The bleeding edge has changed, and we along with it.

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Well, I broke it.

The main weatherangel.com server is going to be down for a while, until I set up the scripts to show the hurricane tracks on a newer CMS. It was bound to happen – I updated PHP, and well – that set the tone for the issues littering the site. Trust me, you don’t want to […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

Stop SOPA

It’s time to stand up for our rights… I try not to get political here, but there are certain things that really byte my butt. Internet Censorship is right at the top of that list. While I get what the RIAA is trying to do through congressional power, and while I get what our congress […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Proxies, you’re doing it wrong!

If you do a search for User Agent Strings, you will find that there is a VAST number that use the following string: “Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; InfoPath.1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; MS-RTC LM 8; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729)” While normally, I wouldn’t think this is that big […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

Why “no hair did” bothers me…

In the grand scheme of things, I try very hard to be one with the world. I go with the flow, and let bygones be bygones. The one thing that has bothered me for a very long time though is speech and grammar, because mine was so horrible as a child and teenager. This was […]

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iPhone coming to Verizon, what it means to me…

As a developer this means more potential customers, and more potential sales to those customers. Does it mean less jailbroken phones? Not sure.

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Dec 0
Dec 0

June 2012 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts at the Sing-Along on the National Mall

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts at the Sing-Along on theNational Mall. This is what memories are made of – good Girl Scout fun! So bring your troop, your daughters and friends or come alone and join your Girl Scout sisters from across the country on the National Mall in our nation’s capital-Washington, DC– June 2012 to sing some of your favorite Girl Scout Songs.

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Jul 0
Jul 0

IE6 Must Die!

We can all hope for the best, but ultimately the people who are still using the older browsers, and the IT departments which have not rolled out the latest need to decide that now is the time.

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Jun 0
Jun 0

What is a browser?

Simply put, a web browser is the thing you use to visit websites. The most common web browsers are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, and Opera. There are MANY more not mentioned here.

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Chrome: Last browser standing

Interesting article on browser security… Browser vendors often make strong claims about their responsiveness to vulnerability reports and their ability to preemptively prevent exploits. Security is becoming one of the most significant fronts in the new round of browser wars, but it’s also arguably one of the hardest aspects of software to measure or quantify. […]

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