Tag Archives: web

Programmers who will pay in the new order

I have some grievances against some of my kind and I’m going to air them now. If you’re a Web developer, test your site without cookies from time to time, especially if you’re a news site or some such that … Continue reading

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Mocking the Web-challenged, redux

My issues with the Weather Channel’s site remain ongoing. A few weeks ago I let them know that the new system they were using to load up content was broken, because their developers thought it’d be brilliant to use native … Continue reading

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Mocking the Web-challenged

I used to use an extension in my browser called ForecastFox to give me a heads-up on upcoming weather. I never liked that it used accuweather.com for its forecasts, and I always wanted finer control over a million things, but … Continue reading

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Get it together, Mark

One of the rules I strive to live by, and consistently fail at, is to never underestimate human stupidity. If somebody responds to a news article or some reality show flub with “Nobody could really be that stupid”, my go-to … Continue reading

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CSS cheat: Bilinear gradient

CSS gradients are amazing, wonderful things for what they can do. But there’s still a lot they legitimately can’t do. There are tricks people have used to try making conical/angular gradients, but recently I came across a need to use … Continue reading

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When Play doesn’t mean Play

I have a bone to pick with certain sites, because what they’re doing seems to be a trend. When I’m on Facebook I’m constantly seeing posts shared by my family, of amusing or touching videos that have gone viral. I … Continue reading

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The great browser exodus, part 2

I’ve gone ahead and made the switch to Pale Moon. It’s too soon to say how it is on performance, including CPU usage, speed, and memory. However the annoyances that went along with the switch were really no worse than … Continue reading

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