tools/tips

w3c cheat sheet

http://www.w3.org/QA/2009/11/w3c_cheatsheet_for_developers.html “This cheatsheet aims at providing in a very compact and mobile-friendly format a compilation of useful knowledge extracted from W3C specifications — at this time, CSS, HTML, SVG and XPath —, completed by summaries of guidelines developed at W3C, in particular the WCAG2 accessibility guidelines, the Mobile Web Best Practices, and a number of internationalization tips. Its main feature is a lookup search box, ...

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Question of the day: My “hand” tool is stuck in Fireworks, Photoshop, etc.?

So, I had the dreaded stuck “hand” tool in MXFireworks 2004 (yeah, I know, way behind, I work for the govt….) where I absolutely could do nothing except move around using the hand tool.After much googling, here are the responses I came up with (and I now share in hopes of helping somebody else) : The first three are duhs, which didn’t work for me ...

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Bookmark in del.icio.us, send to twitter and, post to facebook

There are probably multiple ways to do this (friendfeed, google reader, etc.) but I’m already posting from twitter to facebook. So, throwing in another tool that I use (and love — but really only as a personal bookmark service) del.icio.us, I discovered that I can now bookmark in del.icio.us and then send to twitter. Using the post from twitter, I can then send it right ...

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Question of the day: Corrupt PDFs

Question of the day: Has anyone seen the following error when you try to open a pdf file:There was an error opening this document. The file is damaged and could not be repaired. My answer (I have lots of experience with bad PDF files… long story .. not my fault, though, I was just an innocent bystander… lol): a few likely reasons: If the PDF ...

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How to disconnect twitter from facebook (and how to selectively tweet)

This post will cover 2 things: how to disconnect your facebook status from twitter and how to set up selective tweeting to facebook. Selective tweetingIn facebook, there is a great application called selective twitter status, which gives you control over which of your tweets go to facebook. Once you add selective twitter to your facebook account and link your twitter and facebook accounts together, all ...

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Hulu — no sound?

I haven’t had any problems watching Hulu using Firefox3, but I did have the occasional problem with sound on Firefox2.x. In the earlier version, I sometimes had to un-install and re-install the flash add-on. Anyhow, since upgrading to Firefox 3. (now 3.1), I’ve had no problems. …but for those watching Hulu with no sound, here is more help.http://getsatisfaction.com/hulu/topics/obtain_picture_but_no_sound_on_free_video

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