Monthly Archives: November 2009

Jekyll: Sites Made Simple

Want to create a customized blog, without having to deal with the complexity of WordPress? Introducing Jekyll, a web site creation engine with a sophisticated templating system that’s dead simple to use. In this article, Simon Pascal Klein shows you … Continue reading

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Speeding Up A Site – Server Side

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Data Visualization with Flex, Part I

Adobe’s Flex can be a fantastic tool for visualizing data. In this first installment of a three-part series, Toby gives us some general theory on data visualization, and shows us how to extract meaningful data from an application and import it into F… Continue reading

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Run IE6, IE7, and IE8 on the Same Machine Using Windows 7 XP Mode

Testing your web site in all the current versions of Internet Explorer on separate PCs is no one’s idea of fun. In this article, Craig shows step-by-step how to run IE6, IE7, and IE8 simultaneously using Windows 7 XP Mode.

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Overcome Your Caching Conundrums

Ever updated a web site’s markup and CSS only to have it render incorrectly when you load it in your browser? Perhaps you’ve had to tell a co-worker or client that they needed to refresh the site or empty their browser cache to view your updated si… Continue reading

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The Easy Way To Install PHP on Windows

The new Web Platform Installer from Microsoft makes setting up PHP and PHP-based applications on Windows a breeze. Louis walks us through what’s available with this new tool and shows us how simple it is to start off with WordPress or Drupal on Windo… Continue reading

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