Windsor’s Broken City Lab

Windsorites might be interested in learning about a group I just came across called Broken City Lab (http://www.brokencitylab.org/). They are group of artists located here in Windsor who pursue social activism through art. From their website: “Broken City Lab is an artist-led interdisciplinary creative research group that tactically disrupts and engages the city, its communities, […]

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Browser Stats For Non-Technical Websites

As a web developer I rely on statistics to keep on top of which web browsers are most popular and should therefore receive the bulk of my focus and testing time. It’s just not feasible to develop a website for all possible browsers without an expensive outlay of effort and aggravation. Unfortunately many popular websites […]

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Dual Booting With Ubuntu

I went through the process of installing Ubuntu Linux last weekend and I want to write about my experience. This will not be a guide on how to do the installation, because you can follow the same excellent Ubuntu installation guide that I used. Instead I’m going to write about the experience from the perspective […]

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PHP Quick Temporary CRUD Admin

I recently came across SQL Buddy which is a very clean, simple web mysql database administration tool, similar but simpler than PHPMyAdmin. As soon as I saw it I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. I create a lot of custom web applications and usually the front end comes first, and then […]

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2009 Windsor Fringe Festival – Featuring: Jump! (Preview)

Downtown Windsor is the place to be this weekend and next, with The Windsor Fringe Festival, Buskers Festival and Blues Fest all happening at the same time. For anyone who doesn’t know what the Fringe Fest is, it’s a fantastic event offering an assortment of theatre delights from dramatic plays, comedies, artistic shows and stand […]

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A Developer’s Web Browser Nightmare

In the last few years, being a web developer has become a more difficult, tedious process. When the popularity of Mozilla’s Firefox browser drove Microsoft to finally release a successor to the antiquated and insecure Internet Explorer 6, it started off as a happy day for developers who were sick and tired of IE6’s oddities […]

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AV Book Library v 1.2 Released!

A new version of AV Book Library has been released! A basic, searchable web database of your personal book collection. Records the main details of a book, & whether you’ve read it and/or loaned it to someone. Uses Amazon(tm) to fetch and cache the cover images. Organized by category. V 1.2 Includes: Logo/banner links back […]

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GTD: Taskfreak and a new skin

In the interests of continuing with my new resolution to Get Things Done and combat my busyness problem, I have switched from using phpCollab to using TaskFreak!. It’s much simpler to use than phpCollab and a much lighter, smaller application. Meaning I’ll be more likely to use it. It also has a simpler interface and […]

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What I’m Up To

This is supposed to be my development blog, and I realized that I haven’t written about what I’m working on in a while. So here’s my various development goings-on. Projects Galore I have a bunch of interesting projects on my plate these days. When it rains, it pours. It’s keeping me busy and thrown a […]

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Xbox 360 1 vs 100 Beta Review

I love my Xbox 360. Despite it’s fragile hardware and the fact that I have to treat it like crystal anytime I move or transport it, it’s still the best gaming system out there- especially if you like online play. (Yes, I own a Wii too- it’s also fun and unique, but doesn’t have the […]

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