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e-Commerce with WordPress and PayPal in HowTo, Internet; posted on Apr. 12, 2008
I recently completed work on a new website, Petra’s Jewelry, which is a online store for a woman who sells handmade beaded jewelry. To create the store, I …

Links: Techmeme and Doodle polls in Internet; posted on Mar. 31, 2008
Two innovative sites (new finds for me) that you may find useful: Techmeme: this site aggregates posts from multiple influential blogs related to the lates…

New web host in Hosting; posted on Nov. 10, 2007
Just a quick note to announce that I have changed web hosts. My previous web host, Steelpixel, who hosted me from August 2006 through October 2007, announc…

Links for Sept. 7 in Asides; posted on Sep. 7, 2007
There are no social networks: There is only one social network. My social network. Naming Schemes: interesting sets of names for hard drives, computers, se…

Bookmarks using xFolk in HTML, Microformats; posted on May. 12, 2007
I have rewritten the markup for the list of bookmarks on my links page according to xFolk, a draft Microformat specification. Before I implemented xFolk, m…

Why use Microformats? in HTML, Microformats; posted on May. 11, 2007
Microformats are a set of human- and machine-readable data formats built upon existing and widely adopted standards. Basically, they involve using the addi…

Creating an OpenID in HTML, Microformats; posted on Apr. 25, 2007
OpenID is a decentralized authentication system that was created by LiveJournal and is now being developed as an open standard with the help of the Apache …

Links for April 19 in Asides; posted on Apr. 19, 2007
WordPress & Shared Hosting: analysis of the hosting needs of your blog given several factors How to be an explorer of the world: inspiring thoughts on …

HTML Working Group in HTML; posted on Apr. 9, 2007
Last month, I read that the W3C rechartered the HTML Working Group. Then, a few days ago, I read Roger’s post announcing that he had joined the Working Gro…

Links for April 6 in Asides; posted on Apr. 6, 2007
How Branding Scores Traffic from Social Media. Interesting idea on how using a consistent username, avatar, etc. across sites helps you to develop a “perso…

New ideas for web hosting control panels in Hosting; posted on Mar. 26, 2007
My web host, Steelpixel, wrote that they are looking to develop a new control panel package that is: based on more current technologies (read: apache 2.2) …

CSS value: min-height at 100% in CSS; posted on Mar. 25, 2007
In the process of developing this site, I ran into a problem with page heights. On several pages, such as the archives and the 404 pages, there is not much…

Internet Routing class update in Life; posted on Sep. 7, 2005
I wanted to post an update on how my network routing and switching class is going. The class has 2 people in it now and I like the topics that we are worki…

Network Routing and Switching class in Life; posted on Aug. 29, 2005
I just went back to school and am currently taking a Network Routing and Switching class. Here is the course description: This course focuses on the major …

Creating a self-signed PKCS#12 (.p12) certificate using OpenSSL in HowTo, Internet; posted on Aug. 18, 2005
This article describes how to create a self-signed PKCS#12 (.p12) certificate using OpenSSL, for use with AOL Instant Messenger and Microsoft Outlook. Freq…