Monthly Archives: November 2006

What is AJAX?

You can’t move in geek circles these days without hearing about AJAX but a lot of people I know seem only to have the vaguest ideas about what it is and what it does. I’m going to try to explain … Continue reading

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Proposal for Australia

Okay, okay. We went over the top with our celebrations after winning the Ashes two years ago. So I’d like to propose the following. Dear Australia, You’re much better at cricket than we are. We admit it. We hereby guarantee … Continue reading

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Best Support Solution Ever

So the other day we discovered that, following a reboot, our Helpdesk system (name withheld) decided to delete some of its files for no immediately obvious reason. After a fairly lengthy investigation, we simply restored the missing files from our … Continue reading

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Yet Another Javascript Incompatibility

This one’s only minor but got me for a bit a while back… If you’re trying to add rows to a table you’d naturally do something like this: var tbl = document.getElementById("myTable");var row = document.createElement("TR");var cell = document.createElement("TD");row.appendChild(cell);tbl.appendChild(row);…<table id="myTable"></table> That … Continue reading

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Well done Celtic!

Beating a big team like Manchester United is always a good result but last night’s was particularly good since it got Celtic through to the next round and ensured Manc fans’ fingernails will be that bit shorter during their next … Continue reading

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Back to Blue

You know they say of alcohol, "Once the taste has you it never lets go"? Well last night I had my first piece of Stilton cheese in several weeks. I don’t know what the neighbours thought I was doing, but … Continue reading

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The Labour Party are Evil: Official

I’m sure that everyone in Britain was glued to Labour’s Queen’s Speech Broadcast last night. For the one or two unlucky souls that missed it, it was five minutes of telling us how great the country is under Labour and … Continue reading

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