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Archive for January, 2010

Web Security: Are You Part Of The Problem? – Smashing Magazine

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/01/15

These Smashing people provide real concise info.

Note their quite though:

Disclaimer: the things we’ll talk about in this article today won’t make you a security expert, just as buying a Swiss Army knife won’t make you a locksmith or buying a whip won’t make you a lion tamer. The purpose here is to raise awareness and perhaps make some of that security mumbo-jumbo a bit more understandable to you.

Web Security: Are You Part Of The Problem? – Smashing Magazine.

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My Tips on WordPress.com — Blog — WordPress.com

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/01/14

So I won’t forget:

My Tips on WordPress.com — Blog — WordPress.com.

–jeroen

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5 Alternatives to Keeping a Fax Machine

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/01/14

Like Thursday Bram, I can’t remember the last time I sent a FAX.
I still have a FAX: it is a multifunctional HP Color LaserJet 2840.
It was one of my biggest mistakes, see at the end of this blog article why.

Back to faxing: unlike Tursday, I live in The Netherlands, so I’ll explain how my FAX stuff works. Read the rest of this entry »

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Windows 7 has lots of ‘GodModes’ (exclusive) | Beyond Binary – CNET News

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/01/14

Some more GodModes in Windows 7.
Note that some might work in Vista too, but note that Vista-64 users have problems with the original ‘GodMode’.

Windows 7 has lots of ‘GodModes’ (exclusive) | Beyond Binary – CNET News.

–jeroen

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Website Performance: What To Know and What You Can Do – Smashing Magazine

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/01/14

In todays fusion of Web 2.0 and mobile users, performance is key again.

The below article by Christian Heilmann explains the what and how of improving your website performance.

It contains references to the current tools that help you measure and improve performance.
The article also references some interesting videos, and people that lead in performance improvement.

Recommended reading!

Quote:

Even if you don’t have millions of users (yet), consider one very important thing: people are consuming the Web nowadays less with fat connections and massive computers and more with mobile phones over slow wireless and 3G connections, but they still expect the same performance. Waiting for a slow website to load on a mobile phone is doubly annoying because the user is usually already in a hurry and is paying by the byte or second. It’s 1997 all over again.

Website Performance: What To Know and What You Can Do – Smashing Magazine.

–jeroen

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