Archive for October, 2011

HTML5 Conformity Badge

October 31, 2011

I made a W3C ‘valid html5′ badge for fun, because there doesn’t appear to be one. I think there should be one, even though the spec isn’t finalised. The language itself has a logo (featured in my composition), and the validator checks HTML5, so why not?
Anyway, here it is:

It’s a little rough still, but it’s [...]

Packt celebrates jQuery in October with exclusive book offer

October 13, 2011

Save me money on jQuery books!
Packt has this week announced a series of discounts and promotions to herald the publication of the Learning jQuery, Third Edition in October. Packt will offer readers the exclusive discounts of 20% and 30% off the cover price of all jQuery print books, including the just published third edition of [...]


October 7, 2011

Ok, so I just installed a pair of brand new 10′000 RPM Velociraptors in a RAID0 configuration to replace my Kingston V series SSD drive.
There was nothing actually wrong with the SSD, but I got sent the raptors as a warranty replacement for a pair of older drives and I wanted to see how they [...]

Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse Review

October 3, 2011

This week I got to play around with one of Microsoft’s new wireless touch mice – the Explorer Touch Mouse. It’s priced at $49.99, a highly competitive price. The other touch-based models available are the Touch Mouse, and the Arc Touch Mouse, which retail at $79.99 and $59.95 respectively. The mouse is compatible with both [...]

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