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Archive for October, 2006

Page Weight, a common service for front-end frameworks?

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

It’s nice to see some proactive options presented from Yahoo. Without trying to sound arrogant, most of us already knew this stuff but it’s great to see all the visuals. Now, what would be really cool is if we could all just link to the library at say: http://lib.yahoo.com/yui.js or some equivalent. Wouldn’t that be [...]

Property Managers, where are they?

Monday, October 16th, 2006

The condo I live at has recently changed property managers. The last company (Aragon) was next to impossible to get a hold of. One time I kept track and it was 14 phone calls, 3 voice messages left, 2 messages left with a co-worker and the rest I just hung up. Did I ever get [...]

Virtualization

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Preface: this post is actually sitting at around 6 months old now, I figure it’s time to wrap it up (yep, still eating away at those drafts in my wordpress). Now onto the show. I’ve been advocating for Virtualization at my workplace (has since become my old workplace); why? Because it just makes sense for [...]

Web2.0: the evolved web

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Ever find Web2.0 is actually beginning to piss you off? It is for me. You see; for me, Web2.0 is more about the evolved web and what new and cool user experiences are being provided out there. I’m sure each one of you out there reading this (let’s ignore the fact I can probably still [...]

ePost re-align… “that’s so web2.0″

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Enough already with all the rounded corners, gradients and drop shadows. No, they do not make your site better… and at some point it just makes you look more amateur.