Generic HTML5 Template

HTML5 is coming. I know you think you can hold off, but the reality is that it will be here before you know it. Here is the basic generic syntax for an HTML5 page. <!doctype html> <html> <head> <title>Example document</title> </head> <body> <p>Example paragraph</p> </body> </html> Notice that the doctype is much simpler than it […]

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How to do a cross site scripting attack

Have you ever wondered what a cross site scripting (XSS) attack is all about? OWASP rated such an attack number two in their top ten vulnerabilities of last year. View the video, then defend yourself against such attacks.

Introduction to Git

I just watched a very useful tutorial on the version control system called “Git.” The sound quality could be better, but the content is superb. Check it out below…

Introduction to Twitter Commands

For those of you who use Twitter, you probably are familiar with the “Reply” syntax (i.e. @TerryPearson message message …).  However, did you know that there are other options as well. For example, there is a command that is similar to “poke” in Facebook. In Twitter, it is called “nudge.” To use it, just type Read More…

Speeding Up Firefox

I am on a broadband connection this week, but it is nothing like my connection at home. So I decided to look for some ways to speed up my web browser. Fortunately, I use Firefox, so it is highly customizable. I found a great article on Free Republic, that really speeds up my web browsing Read More…

MySQL Server Has Gone Away problem solved

I was just looking at RobsNotebook.com and came across a really good solution to a common problem with WordPress. Lately, I have been getting a lot of error messages on my blog that said “MySQL server has gone away.” I looked through the Godaddy support forums hoping to find a solution. Unfortunately, I did not. Read More…

Vista Registry Tweaks

Vista Registry Tweaks – Tips to Play With Windows Registry Author: Arvind The most important tool available for Vista registry tweaking is the Registry Editor (regedit.exe), which allows you to view and manually edit the contents of Windows Registry. The window of the Registry Editor is divided into two pans of which the left side Read More…

Display a Double with two decimal places in Java

I just spent the longest time trying to find the easiest way to make a double display two decimal places in Java. Basically, I wanted to output money information, and it would look better if the money data says “$5.00” instead of “$5.0” as is sometimes the case. There are so many “solutions” to this, Read More…

One Solution to “NTLDR is Missing When Installing Windows”

Eventually it happens to all of us. We can see the early warning signs, but we refuse to acknowledge it. The frequent crashes, BSODs (Blue Screens of Death), and other ominous signs  happen and yet we did not heed the warning. Then one day we realize that our hard drive has crashed. We dutifully go Read More…

Firebug: Integrate Firefox With Web Development

Firebug is a plugin for the Mozilla Firefox web browser that allows you to develop and modify web sites from directly inside Firefox. This could be a great tool due to the fact that it is so integrated with the web browser. I usually use Dreamweaver at work. This is a web development environment (a Read More…