October, 2011

Treading water (oh, and Paint.NET is pretty awesome)+

The more I learn, the more I learn how little I know. — Socrates Being in the heart of IT...

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SEO experiment phase 1 – page titles are crucial+

In short – page titles are crucial. On October 12th 2011 I began an SEO experiment. This experiment would involve...

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#WDC2011: A top notch web developer conference+

I’m on the train leaving Bristol with the Web Developer Conference over – for me that is, several more adventurous...

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giant indigo turtle – part 3+

Five days have now passed since the launch of the giant indigo turtle SEO experiment and the Tumblr site has...

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Are you stepping out of your tech bubble? #smx #wdc2011+

There are simply oodles of events going on at the moment to compliment the buzz around social, search and creative...

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giant indigo turtles seo experiment – part 2+

It has been approximately 36 hours since the “giant indigo turtle” seo experiment began and I already have a very...

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giant indigo turtle – my seo experiment+

Did you know that turtles can be indigo? All you need is a little imagination – or paint. Today I...

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Database diagram support objects cannot be installed because this database does not have a valid owner.+

The first ticket of the day sent me to Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio to fix the sudden lack of...

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Code formatter for blogs+

Today I finished off a mini project – my very own code formatter for blogs. I’ll admit it, it’s a...

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Overflow hidden versus clearfix+

Floating divs are ubiquitous across the web but managing their layout can be a pain. To observe their display dimensions,...

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SQL pivots – a pivot here, a pivot there, a pivot everywhere+

Excel aficionados commonly pivot data to help demonstrate their statistical objective, but in T-SQL the same tool goes largely unused....

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Restricting the GoogleBot with robots.txt, noindex and nofollow+

Most website owners cannot get enough of the GoogleBot, wanting repeat visits more regularly than yourself following a Chicken Tikka...

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