June 19, 2003

Grumpy Martha's Guide to Grammar and Usage

Grumpy Martha's Guide to Grammar and Usage - Encarta

You may think, "Grammar, schmammar. Usage, schmusage," but when you use words incorrectly, you sound as funny as someone wearing underwear for a hat looks.
I'd like to spare you from this fate. You can sound smarter in just ten minutes with "Grumpy Martha's Guide to Grammar and Usage."

Posted by taing at 09:26 AM

June 16, 2003

MS Web Matrix

ASP.NET Web Matrix is a community-supported, easy-to-use WYSIWYG application development tool for ASP.NET. It can be installed via a quick 1.3 MB download (about 5 minutes using a 56Kb modem). New features include: Access database support, J# support, design time enhancements including improved table editing and user-control rendering, many bug fixes, and much more! Best of all? It's absolutely free!

Posted by taing at 06:21 PM

June 09, 2003


Texterity > Services > FreeSVG > Free PDF to SVG Conversion

FreeSVG is provided by Texterity to encourage the use of SVG* (Scalable Vector Graphics) on the web and enable free, highly functional conversion of PDF documents into fully accessible and navigable SVG.

Posted by taing at 03:16 PM

June 08, 2003

Mozilla CSS Bookmarklets

Simon Willison: Using bookmarklets to experiment with CSS

They're all useful, but by far the most useful for learning CSS are test styles and edit styles. test styles opens a popup window in which you can type CSS rules that will be applied instantly to the page you are viewing, while edit styles does the same thing but pre-populates the window with the style sheets of the current site, allowing you to edit them in place. ancestors is also useful; it shows the element hierarchy of the element your mouse is currently over, which can help you see what selector you need to use to modify that element's style.

Posted by taing at 08:23 PM

New York

Neighborhood Maps - New York City Department of City Planning

Geographically, New York is a city with 5 boroughs, 59 community districts and hundreds of neighborhoods. In 2003, the Department of City Planning issued a revised wall map displaying the neighborhood names and community district boundaries along with informative statistics on the geographic, demographic and economic profile of New York City.

Posted by taing at 07:45 PM

June 01, 2003

Photoshop Amelie Effect

Creating the Amelie Effect :: 12 November 2002 :: a.lifeuncommon.org

Creating the Amelie Effect
I'm in the process of putting together a little photography display at home and I wanted the photos to have the look of the movie Amelie. So, I came up with a little Photoshop 7.0 action to give that feel.

Posted by taing at 09:48 PM

Create a color scheme


Ever found yourself in need of a quick color scheme ? But no inspiration at all ... When that happens, i quickly launch my favorite www.colormatch.dk ! And this is the Flashlet version of it.

Posted by taing at 09:46 PM