Many years ago in the early days of the interweb I developed a live clock for an investor relations website. Back then Flash was the tool of choice to display a dynamic clock, but these days Flash is pretty much dead. After talking about clocks with a client recently I had another look at what’s possible today.
Taming MAMP on the command line (and upgrading PEAR)
I’ve posted a new article to our company website on how to get MAMP, the command line and PEAR working together in harmony.
Take a look at http://www.studio24.net/blog/taming-mamp-on-the-command-line-pear
Falling foul of special characters
These days its pretty standard to require support for multiple languages and special characters on your website. But it’s still terribly easy to trip up and make mistakes, usually indicated by weird characters popping up across your web content. Here’s a few tips on how to sort out your character encoding.
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Time tracking with categories, Basecamp style
37 Signals stirred things up recently when they unveiled the time tracking facility to Basecamp, their popular project management system. We at Studio 24 have been using Basecamp to help organise our hectic workload over the past few months and have found it to be an excellent tool. The time tracking feature just makes it all that much better. Continue reading “Time tracking with categories, Basecamp style”