I ran into a few issues after upgrading to OS X Lion that I thought might be useful to share with others.
While GMail does not offer traditional aliases to be set up for firstname.lastname@example.org, but you can get dynamic aliases that you can add on the fly when providing your e-mail address to someone. This comes in handy when registering on websites or subscribing to newsletters.
MySQL Workbench is a great tool for developers to map out and visualise databases. What many people know is that it’s also a great way to make upgrading and writing upgrade scripts for your components really painless too.
Those of you following blogs and tweets in the Joomlasphere and reading about Nooku, might have read and learned about MVC and HMVC already. If not, here is a short explanation on MVC, and why you should care about design patterns and MVC in particular, especially if you’re a Joomla user. (more…)
I am a huge fan of the lightweight code editor Coda, made by Panic. It is a combined code editor and FTP client that I frequently use during work hours. Probably the application I use the most, if you disregard Firefox. Today, Murphy’s law kicked in though; Just as we are approaching the deadline on a large project, my laptop screen dies. For no good reason.
“The Email Standards Project works with email client developers and the design community to improve web standards support and accessibility in email.”
I recommend that anyone currently involved in setting up or sending e-mail newsletters stop by this site to check out what you can do to contribute. This should be highly relevant for anyone with a CMS out there…
This week a really strange and really nice thing happened to Torkil the disgruntled PubMatic user. I now feel convinced that I have to try PubMatic for real for at least another month, and do it a bit more wholeheartedly this time. (more…)
Google just released chart support for Spreadsheets. A long-awaited and almost inevitable enhancement to the already excellent features of this online Excel competitor. The interface has been adjusted and a new chart button has been added on the Edit menu.
New browser versions are always interesting for us web developers. Mozilla says they now have refreshed the visual appearance of the browser, added built-in phishing protection, enhanced the search capabilities, improvement in the tabbed browsing features, better RSS features, spell checking, and more. (more…)