I know from talking to web designers and developers that Internet Explorer 6 gives them lots of headaches. While it may not be the only cause of heartache it's a clear and tangible one.Of course there have been plenty of "upgrade to firefox" type campaigns in the past, but most seemed to ignore a simple fact. Many corporate users can't simply upgrade browsers without their IT … [Read more...] about Purge Internet Explorer 6 From The Desktop?
Image via WikipediaAlthough I only upgraded my Mac's browser to Firefox 3 this morning I will be downgrading it shortlyWhy?Practicalities.Several web applications I use on a regular basis break badly in Firefox 3, which renders them unusable (typo3) or not as usable as I would like (Movable Type).I know the guys in Movable Type will fix the issues, though they were waiting on a … [Read more...] about Downgrading From Firefox 3 to Firefox 2
Image via WikipediaToday sees the official release of Firefox 3Ubuntu users seem to have been granted the privilege of downloading the new release since this morning for some odd reason!The guys behind Firefox are also trying for a Guinness record for the most downloads in a 24 hour period.Inevitably their web servers have crashed under the load and are now displaying an error … [Read more...] about Firefox Websites Unavailable – FTP Still Working
Image by N'ayez pas peur!! La Fabrique de Blogs via FlickrI enjoy playing around with new "toys", so I was delighted to get an email earlier this evening from one of the Zemanta team earlier this evening to let me know that they'd added support for Movable Type.The concept behind Zemanta is intriguing. It's a browser plugin that integrates with serveral of the more popular … [Read more...] about Testing Zemanta On MovableType With Swiftweasel
I upgraded my home desktop's Ubuntu install earlier today.It was a relatively painless exercise, though I was trying to do it unattended, which naturally enough didn't work due to a few custom configs I had.I'm used to Ubuntu upgrades wreaking havoc on my graphics settings, but this time everything seems to be working as before. It's interesting to see that the Ubuntu … [Read more...] about Ubuntu Upgrade – Relatively Painless