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Cyberattack Lessons from China

Monday, January 18, 2010

I sent the following bulletin to my mailing list, but I thought I’d include it here as well: Dear Friends, Google and Microsoft have been in the news lately over the latest cyberattack from China. This one involves an exploit found in Internet Explorer versions all of them. (full report: Microsoft Security Advisory (979352) – […]

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Free Font, Clipart, and Background Download Sites

Friday, January 15, 2010

Still cleaning out my bookmarks. Here’s a list of places to download free font sets: Fontspace 1001 Free Fonts Free Photo Sites: Free Digital Photos DreamsTime Pixel Perfect Digital Freerange Stock Morgue File Free Pixels Stock Vault Image Base Stock.xchng Free Clipart Sites: Icon Drawer Iconka Iconspedia Free Icons Web Vista Icons Visual Pharm Icon […]

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Extended ASCII Character Codes Table

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

This posting is mostly for me so I don’t have to keep looking these up every time I need one. The extended ASCII codes (character code 128-255) There are several different variations of the 8-bit ASCII table. The table below is according to ISO 8859-1, also called ISO Latin-1. Codes 129-159 contain the Microsoft® Windows […]

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WordPress Code to Display Contents of One Category by Title

Friday, January 8, 2010

This code was a PITA to find and i have a new ulcer forming that I am going to name, “WordPress Codex.” What I wanted was to have just my most recent news items display separately from my articles and update dynamically in the body of an otherwise static homepage. (ie. NOT as a widget). […]

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Favorite Holiday Traditions Survey Results

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Near the end of November I set up a survey to find out what sorts of things people look forward to over the winter holidays—favorite traditions, food, etc. I had a great response and learned a lot about how other people look at this time of year. While the results are in no way reflective […]

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Tips and Tricks for Better Blogging

Friday, November 20, 2009

Full Series Is Blogging Right For You? Tips and Tricks for Better Blogging Pretty Posts Happy Guests This article appeared in the January/February 2009 issue of Writers’ Journal. It’s part 2 of a 3 part series. View “Tips and Tricks for Better Blogging” as it appeared in Writers’ Journal. Now that you’ve set up a […]

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