Today has been a pretty relaxing day. The clouds disappeared shortly after noon, leaving us with clear skies and warm temperatures.
I spent the better part of the morning trying to finalize more items related to next week’s conference. For about the last month, I’ve been meaning to arrange for a shuttle/taxi to take us from the Orlando airport to our hotel in Cape Canaveral. I assumed that a shuttle bus would be the least expensive […]
A long, very thorough letter to the editor appears in the Washington Times today from one Col. William Campenni, a retired U.S. Air Force/Air National Guard pilot who flew with President Bush in the 111th Fighter Interceptor Squadron from 1970-1971. Col. Campenni provides the role of the National Guard and the Vietnam War in great […]
I’ve been making good progress on modifying the CGI scripts today, but I think I just hit the most difficult one. The workshop evaluation page is made up of over 100 different radio buttons, along with several drop-down menus. The problem I’ve run into is that the portion of the page with all of the […]
I just saw today that pMachine, maker of the pMachine Pro web publishing software (think Movabletype based on PHP instead of Perl), has released a public beta for ExpressionEngine, their new web publishing product. Looking at its list of features, it seems very impressive. Some of the things that caught my eye: Customized work-flows for […]
Work is progressing steadily on EduTech’s web site accessibility project. ITD’s most recent ADA compliance testing run on February 3rd looked much better than previous reports. The biggest contributor to this was due to us changing the way the ND TASL site address was handled. Previously, an alias was set up that redirected www.edutech.nodak.edu/ndtasl to […]
Here we are, one week after the official annoucement of the Pepsi/Apple promotion to give away 100 million free songs on iTunes, and I still haven’t seen any 20-oz bottles with the correct bottle tops in Grand Forks. I’m guessing the problem is one of the following: either distributors are slow at restocking the shelves […]
Apple updated their Safari web browser to version 1.2 on Monday, pleasing many, while ticking off some. According to Apple’s rather sparse knowledge base article, v1.2 includes: improved support for web standards support for personal certificate authentication support for Java 1.4.2 full keyboard access resumable downloads through the download manager improved stability faster page rendering […]