This morning a light bulb went off. At last! I had an event to Twitter about. I packed up my trusty laptop and off I went to Living in Full Bloom: A Celebration of Cancer Survivorship. Not only that, I checked Twitter on my iPhone just in case wireless wasn’t working. As the crowd of … Continue reading What Would Miss Manners Make of Twitter?
Do you have certain sites you search routinely? For me, it’s php.net, mysql.com, and Vanderbilt (as well as the usual suspects like Wikipedia and Google Images). If you’re using Firefox or Opera, here’s an easy way to speed that up. When you’re on a website you search frequently, right click in the search box, give … Continue reading Elegant Search Shortcut
Last summer I kept hearing how awesome, marvelous, superb, etc., etc., Firebug was. I could tell this Firefox extension classified as a must-have for all web developers. So I installed it, twiddled with it a little, and assumed that with a bit of use I’d catch on to why it was so great. But then … Continue reading How (and Why) to Learn Firebug
Like any self-respecting web diva, one of my first jobs on a new laptop is to turn it into a development server. In other words, I need Apache, PHP and MySQL running on my own machine where no one else can see it and I can be as bad as I want to be. In … Continue reading Want PHP and MySQL? Get MAMP First
Yesterday I was in a pinch. Thank the web diva heavens for SurveyMonkey. Weeks ago I promised to compose an online survey for my church’s Stewardship Committee, but then in the holiday hustle-bustle, not to mention being absent-minded, I forgot all about it. Last night at 2:00AM the jig was up. I sat down and, … Continue reading SurveyMonkey Rocks, Plus It’s Super-Easy