Friday, February 26. 2010
KDE 4.4 comes with a great native editor for your blog: Blogilo. Out of the box it supports Blogger1.0, MetaWeblog, MovableType and Google GData. So Serendipity users may feel left out. However you can use Blogilo with Serendipity anyway since there is the XML-RPC plugin available. You just need to know how to configure it.
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Friday, October 10. 2008
As I already wrote I am tired of people that use my images on their sites and consuming my bandwidth. Don't get me wrong. I always appreciate links to my site and I am pleased if you find something useful. What I don't like however is that someone refers to high resolution images as background images for his site that are meant as desktop wallpapers.
A colleague gave me the hint to block this sites by the referer through .htaccess files in the respective directories. And this works great for me:
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Tuesday, January 8. 2008
Web developers often face a big problem: HTML pages look different on different browsers and even different on the same browser running on different operating systems. Crossbrowser testing is not only time consuming, it is even expensive as you need at least a license for VMware plus licenses for all the operating systems. And testing under MacOS is a different story. In addition you have to maintain this environment.
In case you just need to test the layout there is a cheap solution:Browsershots.org. Simply enter the URL to your page, select the browsers you wish get screenshots, when they display your site and have some patience until all screenshot are created.