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Search engine position checking

One of the tasks you often want to do is to check which page your site shows on for a particular search engine with a particular query.  If you do this entirely by hand it becomes quite tedious. You go … Read more…

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The State of Motion Graphics on the Web

To understand the state of motion graphics on the web and where we’re headed, we should look at the needs, the solutions, and the tools used to create those solutions.

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Migrate Files and Metadata in SharePoint 2010

Recently, I needed to move many files that had custom metadata from one SharePoint site to a different SharePoint site. I do not have access to the SharePoint server interface, so using PowerShell was not an option. My permissions for … Read more…

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Comparison of Browser Web Development Tools

As a web page developer, I rely on web browser-based development tools like Firebug. Over the years each browser as improved their built-in tools, so I thought I would write a series of posts looking at features I find useful … Read more…

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Tool Building – an HTML table generator

Okay, I admit it. I am an engineer, not a designer.  My training and background are in software engineering. Because of that I enjoy creating tools that make my tasks easier. I am constantly looking at tasks I do and am asking myself how … Read more…

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Screen Calipers

Web site developers and web site designers often need a tool to take screen measurements.  For years I used Screen Calipers v1.0 by Nico Westerdale.  It was very simple to use and had a clean design: Best of all it … Read more…

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