Time for a face lift.

May 18, 2010, 2:23 p.m.

This site was first created in 2003 and then totally neglected. Every now and then I get a bee under my bonnet and write a few new articles or make some minor tweaks to the site's appearance. The last such redesigned happened back in 2007. That was only a minor tweak, which meant that right until to ...

Firefox upgrade Broke Your Extensions?

May 7, 2010, 1:27 p.m. XML

Did you just upgrade Firefox only to find that your favorite extension is not compatible with the new version? That's usually easy enough to fix. Your beloved extension might in fact be compatible with the new version because Firefox unlike that other browser is mostly backward compatible.  So why d ...

ExtJS , YUI and jQuery

May 3, 2010, 12:12 p.m. Ajax , ExtJS , JavaScript , jQuery , RIA , YUI

I needed to build a data grid, and even though I am a big fan of jQuery, I thought of using YUI instead. It's just a matter of keeping up with the Joneses (I wasn't familiar with YUI at the time this was started). A data grid has many names, the geeks at Yahoo! call it a DataTable. Call it by any n ...