Thursday, January 30, 2003

Spyware keeps coming up. AdAware and Spybot Search & Destroy are two popular choices for removing spyware and adware.

Wednesday, January 29, 2003

tracking down javascript errors in ie today. first of all in ie when you get an error double click the little caution icon in the status bar. then you often have to use the previous button to get to a meaningful error (usually the last error is on line 1 where there is no code) and then use ctrl-g in notepad (win 2k pro) to get to the line. also in dreamweaver mx ctl+' will do braces matching in javascript, and it has code insight for custom libraries (struts in my case).

Wednesday, January 15, 2003

i found a site ( that offers a good deal on voice over ip to replace residential phone service. it's cool because you can use your existing telephones with an adapter and if you have a cable modem (not a dsl) you can get rid of your local phone service. the drawbacks that i can think of are that if your internet service goes down so does your phone, and the sound quality is supposedly not as good. clay shirky wrote an interesting article that metions vonage.

Monday, January 06, 2003

several companies i work for are considering using oracle collabaration suite in place of exchange server.

Friday, January 03, 2003

i have recently set up several windows home networks with netbios over tcp/ip. here is a good tutorial.

Thursday, January 02, 2003

a handy shortcut for clearing space on pc is using windows disk cleanup utility. (Start, Accessories,System Tools, Disk Cleanup)

a cool shortcut in IE is Shift + mouse wheel takes you back and forward in history. ie shortcuts

belarc advisor is a windows program that gives you an inventory of all the hardware and software on your pc.