Posts tagged “browsers”

WordPress Wednesday: Closing Slash Hack

WordPress Wednesday: Closing Slash Hack

How to get rid of annoying closing slashes that prevent HTML from validating.

Opening New Firefox Tabs

If you’ve upgraded your copy of Firefox recently you might have noticed that suddenly new tabs open right next to the page you’re viewing. In previous versions of Firefox new tabs opened at the end of the list. My good buddy Damien found a way to make Firefox behave the way it did before the

Firefox Scrolling Tabs

Firefox Scrolling Tabs

From the Department of Nifty: If you have multiple tabs opened in Firefox and hover the mouse over one of the tabs, the mouse scroll wheel will allow you to scroll through the open tabs. This is cool. I have a folder bookmarked with all my daily blog reads, and I use the “Open all

A Better Browser

A Better Browser

Well I finally did it. I’ve been playing with it for a few weeks and I decided to make the switch. I’ve instructed my laptop to use FireFox as my default browser. It is just a damn hell ass better browser than Internet Explorer. I like the tabs. (No, I love the tabs.) I like

Relative Widths and CSS

“I’d love a proportional-width relative-positioning design for my weblog, but I’m too afraid of cross-browser compatability issues. I don’t want to spend more than a weekend figuring out how to get two columns to work in three browsers.” – Dan Sanderson I have to agree with Dan’s sentiment here. It’s a bear to get relative



The Sacramento Bee Story Toolbar “With browser and internet technologies advancing, Web sites are becoming more like applications. Taking this into account, has developed the Story Toolbar. The idea was to combine several different functions into one compact area that is unobtrusive and easy for users to access.” (Comments: Take a look at this


The Dastardly “favicon.ico not found” Error There have been two burning questions among developers recently: “What is that favicon.ico not found error that is filling my Error_log?” and “How do I get a custom icon next to my bookmark link in Internet Explorer?” These may sound like unrelated questions, yet both can be answered at

CSS Questions Remain

So I think I’ve finally gotten all my css problems solved. Everything’s all nice and neat in IE6 on Win2K. I’ll check with IE5.5 on Win98 later tonight. I don’t have access to a Netscape and / or Mac … So tell me: How does this page look to you? Fonts ok? No crazy spacing


I hope people who read my resume don’t think of this when they see that I’ve done a tremendous amount of work implementing bar codes, scanners, and keyless data entry systems. I am seriously getting sick of Microsoft jerking me around about my browser. I guess I’m the only farking fool in the world who

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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