800×600 screens

When designing web pages, it is important to take into account the range of devices that people will be using to view your site with. Fortunately, almost nobody uses 640×480 resolution anymore – so there’s no point trying to cater for that as a minumum. Which is good – because that really is very small on a 1400×1050 resolution laptop …

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vBulletin v3.5.0 released

vBulletin v3.5.0 forum software went “Gold” today – finally out of testing and considered ready for production. This is good and bad. Good because there are some great new features in v3.5 Bad because I’m going to have to put aside a few days to upgrade all my forums – especially the ones that have been significantly hacked. Oh well, …

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A cognitive analysis of tagging

Rashmi writes a fantastic piece on why tagging works better than categorisation A cognitive analysis of tagging (or how the lower cognitive cost of tagging makes it popular) At the start, let me confess that I struggled with this topic. From my first encounter with tagging (on systems such as del.icio.us & flickr), I could feel how easy it was …

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