Tech Thoughts Blog

  • Browser Market Pollution: IE[x] is the new IE6
    This is a great link that provides an illustration of the automatic update process for Chrome and compares it against the static roll out of the new twelve month release strategy of IE[x]. http://paulirish.com/2011/browser-market-pollution-iex-is-the-new-ie6/
  • How to build cross-browser plugin free experiences
    This is an article describing how to remove browser sniffing to implement a user experience where plug-ins such as Flash maybe disabled. Rey Bango analyses the MSN site to identify how the guys at Microsoft did it. http://blog.reybango.com/2012/04/09/ios-to-ie10-metro-building-cross-browser-plugin-free-experiences/
  • jQuery integration with Mobile Platforms
    Some exciting solutions to the problems of cross platform mobile development.
  • Losing my www
    Earlier this week I noticed that our friendly google-bot web crawler had decided to index my home page without the www prefix. I wasn’t all that concerned as google analytics was showing that everything was fine. The only symptom that was annoying me was the inability for IE7 to pick up the heading font on… Read More »Losing my www
  • The Death of 6 and the Rise of 9?
    Will the inception of IE9 finally put the last nail in the coffin of IE6. Microsoft speakers are now proclaiming that this is the case, but will it really happen?
  • The SEO bible?
    Nine steps for site optimisation.
  • Html and W3c standards
    Excellent link for checking html doc type tags Click here
  • 10+ Deploys Per Day: Dev and Ops Cooperation at Flickr
    Video Link
  • Why didn’t I start a PhD in this…
    Complex Event Processing (CEP) appears to be the new buzz world for real-time analysis of the outside world.  It can be applied to any system and relies heavily on data warehousing and mining to identify current trends, and react upon in a positive manner. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11444051
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