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December 22nd-28th, 2002

Keep URLs simple, but not verbose

Among the excellent advice in Jakob Nielsen's latest essay, Top Ten Web-Design Mistakes of 2002 is the terse ...

December 15th-21st, 2002

Hiding your email address from harvesters

A huge problem for anyone operating a website is the harvesting of email addresses by spammers. I get at least sixty ...

December 8th-14th, 2002

Web-based applications with WiFi

The convenience of wireless broadband wipes out one of the constraints that have been holding back web-based ...

December 1st-7th, 2002

Decoupling DNS on a shared server

The principle of the Domain Name System (DNS) is that it decouples the name of a web domain (eg ...

November 24th-30th, 2002

Publishing options

If you create a web page using XHTML and mark it up so that it's divided into semantically meaningful components, then ...

November 17th-23rd, 2002

Working through abstractions

One of my recent projects has been the creation of an online directory of analyst research, which we'll be publishing ...

November 3rd-9th, 2002

Weblog outage

A new Blogger glitch has surfaced that may prove to be the last straw for my continued use of Blogger as a weblog ...

October 27th - November 2nd, 2002

How to remember all your passwords

Until more secure sign-on mechanisms evolve, your ID and password is the only line of defense you have against other ...

October 20th-26th, 2002

Blogger hacked

Pyra Labs took all Blogger servers offline today after a hacker broke into the system and disrupted accounts. Pyra's ...

Inviting new users to post using BlogThis!

I set up a private weblog in one of my password-protected directories last week and invited several new members of the ...

October 13th-19th, 2002

Creating password-protected directories

There are various ways to create password-protected directories on a hosted server, some of them more secure than ...

October 6th-12th, 2002

Inspired by Wired

Wired News launched a new site design today that is a revelation in its use of XHTML and CSS. Although Loosely Coupled ...

September 29th - October 5th, 2002

Namespace impasse

I mentioned in an update to my previous posting that there are grave problems with declaring namespaces in RSS 2.0. The ...

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