Posts filed under “Process”
On Requiring Facebook for Login
Last night, I had a great conversation with Jeff Croft about the pros and cons of requiring a Facebook account for login. It's a trend that seems to be on the rise and I, personally, don't think it's a good long term strategy.
Monitor Your Websites with Notifications
After a recent DDOS to one of the sites I run, I put together a simple Python script to check in on my sites and let me know if any of them return anything besides “HTTP 200” as the response code.
Subtree merge as an alternative to submodules with git svn
Git svn a great tool, but it's not without its limitations. One such limitation is its inability to translate Git submodules into svn:externals. Thankfully, Git offers an alternative that is comparable and plays nicely with Subversion.
Server-side FigureHandler thoughts
In reaction to my latest article for A List Apart, on FigureHandler, many folks have boldly claimed that this sort of thing should be done server-side. Here are my thoughts on the matter.
There’s been some great discussion surrounding my latest article for A List Apart. It is amazing to see how some people get the idea of progressive enhancement and some just don’t (or perhaps refuse to).
Talking with Microsoft about IE.next
Further adventures in indifference
As opposed to just adding it to the comments in my original post, I decided to post the continuation of my email conversation with the unnamed executive at my former employer about the Target.com lawsuit as a new entry.
Apparently some people just don’t care
On WaSP today, Derek wrote an incredibly poignant post about the NFB lawsuit against Target. In fact, I thought it so relevant to the interactive work we do at Cronin and Company (the ad agency I work for), that I forwarded a copy of it to everyone who works there.
More on IE7 Beta 2
Eric has a very enlightened post for those of you out to document bugs in IE7 Beta 2. He also echoed my feelings that this is a beta people!
A Load of Malarkey
Microsoft released Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 for public consumption yesterday. Based on everything I’d been reading, the development team seemed to be moving in the right direction. I decided to take it for a test drive to see how things were coming along.