Posts Categorized: Web world

Spoof email example

At a party last night a friend of mine told me about a new spoof email he'd seen. I wasn't aware of it (I don't keep my ear very close to that particular ground) but here's an example just forwarded to me: > Subject: Attention - Important Notification > Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 05:14:44…

Share your stats

There's a meme on Twitter at the moment entitled Share your Stats where web guys are sharing statistics about the browsers viting websites. I'm not sure who started this meme, but I guess they are trying to get a feel for how prevalent Internet Explorer is, particularly version 6. You know most web developers don't…

Friends Reunited: How not to build a website

I got an email today from Friends Reunited, which I'm sure everyone knows well. Apparently they have a new website. My curiousity got the better of me. I wish it hadn't. Firstly the page I saw when I followed the "have a look at your brand new homepage" link looked like one of those full-of-advertising…

HTML5 – finally here?

The world of the web is changing, perhaps more now than ever. With vast numbers of people now regularly online the web is no longer the province of geeks and academics, but a valuable part of everyday life for many. So it stands to reason that the web itself - and the collection of technologies…