Monthly Archives: March 2007

Twitter: brain trickery

Kathy Sierra, of the Creating Passionate Users blog, has written about the social networking tool Twitter. In case you’ve not heard of it, Twitter allows you to add updates to things you’re doing right now from email, their website or instant messenger. So if you want to tell people you’re currently having a bowl of… Read more »

The need for speed

I have a new computer. The old one was getting a bit long in the tooth, and with an increasing number of people in the house needing internet access it became a nightmare to share. So we’ve now go a total of four computers in the house – 3 desktops and a laptop. My new… Read more »

Extending Performer

Only a day or two old and already my JavaScript library baby is learning new stuff. Namely it’s learnt how to pass the selected value of a select element to a remote page and load the response of that page into a named element. If you didn’t understand that, don’t worry. I’m barely there myself…. Read more »

Announcing Performer

The time has come, after many months of development deep in my secret lab, to release my monster lovely library into the wild. Here’s the skinny: It’s called Performer. It allows you, using nothing but standard HTML code, to add functionality to your web pages. Functionality like toggling the visibility of elements (now you see… Read more »

Paginate data with SQL Server

Years have I searched and never come up with a satisfactory answer. But now, thanks to this article I believe I have found the Holy Grail of database coding: paginate data easily with SQL Server.