Posts for February, 2007

Another thing I like about Ubuntu!

Ms Multitasker has found another thing she really likes about Ubuntu. Being able to surf the internet while the thing installs!
Published in Sysadmin on Sunday, February 11th, 2007

View Rendered Source in IE

I’m doing a lot of work with javascript that modifies the DOM so I really like tools like the Firefox rendered source chart plugin so I can see what’s actually going on in my page. Rendered source chart in particular is a very slick plugin. It not only takes everything in the DOM and shows […]
Published in Tools, Web development on Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Javascript lint – saviour of mortal developers

Something I really, really love at the moment is a little application called javascript lint. It’s a javascript syntax checker that’s built on top of the Mozilla javascript engine. You can run it over a javascript include file (I don’t know if it’ll work on inline javascript) and it’ll syntax check it for you without […]
Published in Javascript, Tools, Web development on Monday, February 5th, 2007

Impulsive decision – putting the penguin on my laptop

I did something a bit impulsive on the weekend. I have heaps of friends who love linux so I decided I’d try it out for myself. I backed everything up, wiped XP off my drive and installed a friendly distribution called Kubuntu on my laptop. The installation itself was fairly painless. The only real problem […]
Published in Sysadmin on Monday, February 5th, 2007