phpBB 2.0.6

Upgraded the Family Forum to phpBB 2.0.6 today. All went well, downloaded the full version, copied my config.php file in and uploaded the entire thing to the website then ran the update script and it all worked. Some new features I've installed for tes… more »

First Boog Site

My first sort-of-commercial (for a friend's business) website design is nearing completion, check it out: Validates for XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS, even managed to use PNGs throughout (though an earlier iteration saw me u… more »

Komodo 2.5

Downloaded the new versions a few days ago, it works beautifully on Windows but for some reason I get an error 'The file /content/jaguar.xul cannot be found' when running on RH9.0. Sent an email to ActiveState and just got a reply back - setting the MOZ… more »

FreeBSD and Half Life

Set up a Counter Strike server today on a spare PIII machine we had going (it just got replaced by a dedicated ADSL modem/router), decided to have a go with FreeBSD to see what it's like. Went for the 5.1 (cutting edge) version rather than the 4.8 (stab… more »

Damn M$

And it turns out IE totally messes everything up because it doesn't have proper support for the PNG format. The images just appear black... Please, please go and sign Proper PNG Support for IE Petition, not that it'll help much, we'll have to design fo… more »

The design takes shape

Started work on the home page of this site today. I wanted it to be standards compliant, of course, but also wanted to try building something entirely with Open Source Software, rather than leaning heavily on Photshop and Dreamweaver like I normally do.… more »

Linux on a PDA

Bought a reconditioned Sharp Zaurus 5500 before the weekend. It had to be a reconditioned one because they've apparently discontinued the model, it's been replaced by the 5600 in the US (more memory, faster processor) but everyone seems uncertain if/whe… more »