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March 28th, 2013 - 1:21 pm § in Computers, Internet

IE9 Quirks Mode

Ran into an interesting issue today at work, we had people randomly ending up in IE9 Quirks mode when viewing a page we’re developing. Since IE9 Quirks mode is pretty much useless, this was obviously causing some significant display issues. A bit of Googling revealed a solution (and a probably[...]

March 20th, 2013 - 4:32 pm § in Facebook, Internet, Technology

Firefox 22 and Facebook Applications

In the past few weeks there have been a number of articles that have hit the interwebs talking about the impact of Mozilla’s decision to stop Firefox from eating third party cookies.  Here’s one of the many articles, for reference. Firefox 22 to Stop Eating Third-Party Cookies | Webmonk[...]

March 20th, 2013 - 9:32 am § in Internet

Adobe Proposes New Standard for Better Web Typography | Webmonkey | Wired.com

So, this post has been sitting in my drafts for over a month now, figured I should at the very least publish it.  I came across this a while ago, and it’s a pretty interesting take on web typography standards.  Something that I tend to run into fairly frequently when reviewing creative for p[...]

February 6th, 2013 - 10:46 am § in Internet, Technology

Introduction to SEO Presentation

One of my co-workers sent around an Introduction to SEO Presentation this morning, and I thought it interesting enough to post here.  A few of the things I get asked fairly frequently ,as a technology professional, are what is SEO, how does it apply to my site, and do I have to do anything specia[...]

January 25th, 2013 - 9:20 am § in Internet, Symfony, Technology

Dumping doctrine entities without print_r

I’ve run into a problem with a personal project I’ve been working on, whereby my normal debugging process is to ensure I’m getting the correct data from the database using php’s print_r function. Recently this has been causing Apache to hang on my laptop, due to the massive q[...]

December 19th, 2012 - 11:15 am § in Internet

Deleting my instagram account

I’m sure if you’ve been keeping up with recent developments in the social space, you have heard about Instagram’s brand-new terms of service, basically allowing Instagram to sell your photos to third parties without telling you.  It also seems that Instagram has done an about face[...]

December 13th, 2012 - 10:39 am § in Internet, Symfony

Using Twitter Bootstrap and Symfony2 with MopaBootstrapBundle

I found this setup article on how to use Twitter Bootstrap with Symfony2, and wanted to post it here for safe-keeping. Using Twitter Bootstrap and Symfony2 with MopaBootstrapBundle. During the setup, I also ran into a strange MAMP problem, where for some reason the MAMP developers chose to override [...]

October 16th, 2012 - 9:10 am § in Internet, Personal

Bringing Babysitting Into the iPhone Era | Wired Business | Wired.com

I just stumbled across a new startup this morning called Urban Sitter.  Unfortunately this service isn’t available in my area yet – though it did actually let me sign up, which was nice.  I could see this service becoming my go-to when needing a babysitter. Bringing Babysitting Into th[...]

March 1st, 2012 - 10:13 am § in Computers, Facebook, Internet, Technology

Facebook Timeline for Pages coming soon

Okay, so everyone and their brother / sister / cousin appears to be doing write-ups on the new changes coming down the pipe on March 30th for Facebook brand pages, but I thought I’d try and take a bit of a different approach and summarize some of the changes in a concise, whats changing and [&[...]

February 23rd, 2012 - 9:29 am § in Computers, Internet

Firefox built in devtools annoyances

For those of you who might come across this, I finally got super annoyed with the built in “Inspect Element” option in the right-click menu in Firefox, it just happens to sit right above the Firebug inspect element option. So I’d continually click that first, then have to close it [...]