Archive for May 2009

Google Wave – the email-killer?

Posted on May 29, 2009, 18:01, in Development, User-experience | No Comments

Google recently announced their new tool/protocol/invention, Wave. I’ve seen their presentation and read through most the documentation, and think it will be interesting to see how it will evolve in the future. It’s currently only available as a sand-boxed version for invited developers, as well as it is possible to ask for access – I […]

Tip of the day: Loose comparisons in PHP gives edgy behaviour

Posted on May 27, 2009, 10:23, in Tip of the day, Web development | No Comments

This is an occasionally recurring issue: Using loose comparison (i.e. “==”, “!=”), instead of strict (i.e. “===”, “!==”), in PHP can give some unexpected results. Some of those are pretty logical – like an empty array compared to 0 or false, returns true – but others not quite that logical. Example // returns true “string” […]

Little ad-bummer by komplett.no / Tip of the day

Posted on May 26, 2009, 21:15, in Humor, Tip of the day | No Comments

Just a little amusing notice. I came recently across some ads by Komplett.no via Google Ads. The title read “The Legend Of Zelda?”, which – when clicked – took the user to direct search in komplett’s catalog. Too bad the search returns zero hits. Rephrasing the query to “legend of zelda” instead of “the legend […]

Usability-tips for your application (Part I)

Posted on May 25, 2009, 16:07, in Development, User-experience, Web development | 1 Comment

There are a exponentially growing amount of applications being developed. Some of them vanish at an early stage, while others grow to be quite (and sometimes extremely) popular. What really dazzles me is how sucky many of them (both the popular and the unpopular ones) are regarding how they deal with user-interaction.

RFC1149 – IPoAC

Posted on May 25, 2009, 15:16, in Humor | No Comments

Audit trails are automatically generated, and can often be found on logs and cable trays. rfc1149