Multiple MySQL installations

This article explains how to configure and run multiple MySQL installations under Microsoft Windows. I’ve now MySQL 5.0.37 and MySQL 5.2.3-falcon-alpha set up on my PC. I could easily add more ...

Fix your site with the right DocType

While looking for something completely different I stumbled across this article by Jeffrey Zeldman. It explains in detail some issues related to the DOCTYPE which I’ve never thought of. You’ve ...

Dynamic Flash Charts

The Flash driven line and area chart from amCharts is a great way to display data dynamically on your site. All the data needed are stored in a separate XML file, so updating is done in seconds. You ...

“Help Desk” added in sidebar

I’ve just added the comic strip “Help Desk” from ubersoft.net to my sidebar by including a few functions to the main functions.php file (actually just by doing an include() to make ...

JavaScript and special characters

Have you ever tried to include special characters like e.g. é, ê, è, ‘ or “ as a string into a JavaScript (like in an alert message when someone forgot to fill in a field in a form etc.)?...

Validate CSS style “opacity”

Up until IE7 Microsoft haven’t provided support for PNG images which in turn makes it difficult to apply transparent page effects. In CSS you can set the transparency in different ways. To ensu...

Lightbox image plugin

Lightbox is a simple javascript/CSS plugin that allows loading fullsize images as an overlay when clicking the thumbs. Click the picture below to get the basic idea. To get this nifty add-on running ...

History of Computer Programming!

Comprehensive list of every major – and some minor – programming languages that have developed from 1954 to today, starting with Fortran! Read more | Digg story

Upgrading to Apache 2.2

This article was written after a successful upgrade of my local server running on Win XP SP2. I started out with Apache 2.0.59, PHP 5.1.5 and MySQL 5.0.24, and are now running PHP 5.2.0 and MySQL 5.1...