Revisiting Windows 95 and Internet Explorer 3.0 on the Modern Web

By arpieb on Sunday, May 20, 2012

We were cracking up the other day about all the trouble we have supporting ANY version of Internet Explorer, and someone popped off saying, "Someday we'll probably get asked to support IE3 in Windows 95," at which point everyone threatened to quit...

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New Drupal 7 module released - Views Simple Pager

By arpieb on Sunday, April 01, 2012

I just put the finishing touches on the first dev release of a new Views pager module for Drupal 7 + Views 3 named, quite simply, Views Simple Pager.  Check it out!

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Microsoft Windows 8: #epicfail in the works

By arpieb on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Microsoft, oh Microsoft - what in the world are you thinking?  First Vista (which was later claimed to have been released too early), then Windows 7 (later claimed to be what the finsihed Vista product was supposed to be) - and now you're trying to force a tablet interface on desktop users?  

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A cool view on piracy

By arpieb on Sunday, January 15, 2012

I think is onto something here in his article Five Reasons Why I Don't Care if My Stuff is Pirated.  Great ideas and ideals, wish more people would look at piracy the same way they do samples and teasers.  Websites and software figured it out a long time ago, but traditional media has sadly never really caught up to the digital age...

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Lovin' my new Samsung Galaxy S2!

By arpieb on Sunday, January 08, 2012

So, my old, faithful, forgotten-by-HP Palm Pre finally bit the dust, and with no webOS replacement in the foreseeable future with HP's announcement to can mobile products, I finally bit the bullet and went the Android route. 

What is your hoverIntent?

By arpieb on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Ever have that annoying navigation or other interface element that seems to have a hover event hair-trigger, even when you just graze it by one pixel?  Check out the excellent jQuery plugin hoverIntent by Brian Cherne.

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Backup & Migrate Rackspace Cloudfiles ported to Drupal 7

By arpieb on Sunday, November 13, 2011

Well, I finally got around to porting my Backup & Migrate Cloudfiles module to run on Drupal 7.  Some very minor changes to be noted:

Open Source Mapping With GeoServer and OpenLayers

By arpieb on Wednesday, November 09, 2011

OK, we had a lot of fun this summer at Cool Blue Interactive overhauling the layered maps for the Georgia Conservancy's Coastal Georgia Land Conservation Initiative.  The "before" was a Flash-based map that had non-intuitive layer navigation, and no way for the Georgia Conservancy to add/update/remove layers from the map display, nor a way to integrate third-party lay

HP officially sucks [UPDATED - not as bad as it could have been]

By arpieb on Sunday, August 21, 2011

So, Aug 18th HP announces their lack of ability to take on a serious market-breaching effort by dropping production and pretty much all support for the HP Touchpad and all webOS devices after a six-week launch period.  But wait, there's more! 

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Critique Criticisms, Or Why Ratings Can Be Bad

By arpieb on Thursday, August 04, 2011

I ran across a great op-ed piece today in the August issue of Wired.  The author is not a huge fan of ratings and reviews.  Hmmm...

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