Sunday, September 13, 2009

Everything You Wanted To Know About Web Design

Web design is both an art and a science. Besides having good instincts for aesthetics and design, one also needs to learn the science of web design, including best practices and techniques.

Here you'll find everything you wanted to know about guidelines, checklists, and other resources for web design:

(1) Overview:

(2) Getting Started:

(3) Cheat Sheets

(4) Checklists:

(5) Tools/Apps:

(6) Specialized Resources/Techniques:

Friday, September 11, 2009

Everything You Wanted To Know About Tweaking And Optimizing Windows XP



NEW ADDITIONS UPDATED: June 3, 2010

Are you a Windows XP user who is looking to keep your Windows XP system working for as long as possible? Not ready to jump on the Windows 7 or Ubuntu bandwagon?

Here are tips and tricks for tweaking and optimizing Windows XP to extend its useful life:

(1) General:

(2) Troubleshooting:


(3) Doing New Things:


(4) Configuring and Tweaking Windows XP:

Monday, September 7, 2009

Everything You Wanted to Know About Installing, Tweaking & Using Windows 7


Everything you wanted to know about installing, tweaking & using Windows 7:

(1) Introduction:

(2) What's New in Windows 7:

(3) Installing Windows 7

(4) Upgrading to Windows 7


(5) Windows 7's Features (MaximumPC.com)

(6) Configuring & Tweaking Windows 7

(7) Tricks & Tips

(8) Rescue/Repair

(9) Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010

(10) Software/Apps for Windows 7

(11) Security

(12) Networking

(13) Doing New Things:
See also:
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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Roundup of Free Web-Based Converters, Downloaders & Other Apps

My roundup of useful free web-based converters, downloaders and other apps:
Any suggestions to add to this list?

Roundup: Wed Design, Programming & Publishing Resources #09

Today's roundup of useful web design, programming, and publishing resources:
  1. Five Popular Design Portfolio Website Styles

  2. 26 Examples of Vector Elements & Background in Web Design

  3. 25 Websites With Lighting Effects, I

  4. 25 Websites With Lighting Effects, II

  5. 25 Websites With Lighting Effects, III

  6. Showcase of 40 Website Designs Featuring Clouds and Skies

  7. 55 Beautiful Green Layouts in Web Design

  8. Create a Web Layout with 3D Elements Using Photoshop

See also my other blog postings on the following topics:

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Everything You Wanted To Know About The Nokia N900

Updated: Oct 26, 2009
Nokia has officially announced the launch of its latest flagship product, the N900, which is being position to take on Apple's iPhone. While Apple has clearly stolen the thunder with the iPhone, will Nokia be able to catch up with the N900?

Join me as I keep track of important news, announcements, videos and reviews about the N900 on this page, which I shall update regularly. The Nokia N900 is available for pre-order in the US for $649.00.

(1) Official Nokia Pages:

(2) User/Community Reviews:
  • The N900 From A Community Perspective
    As part of the official launch of Maemo 5 and the N900 at Nokia World 2009, I have been given a brief hands-on time on the N900, and now I can relate some of my impressions of the device and operating system as a tablet owner and maemo.org community member.

(3) Tips & Tricks

(4) For Hackers & Programmers:

(5) Videos:











See my other blog postings in the "Everything You Want To Know" Series.
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