Operator for Firefox 2

Operator is a Microformats detection toolbar for Firefox 2. The toolbar makes developing and using microformats much easier and more intuitive. You could export hCard data on any Microformatted page to standard vCard format by selecting it in the toolbar, no copy & paste necessary. And hCalendars could be exported in a similar fashion to […]

What are Microformats?

To start with, here’s my stab at a Microformats definition:“Microformats are bits of code you add to your XHTML markup to define a piece of text and by doing so you make that bit of text semantic.” As you could see it doesn’t make much sense to the average punter. When I first looked into […]

Browser testing: How do you do it?

Andy Clarke, the author of Transcending CSS, started an interesting discussion on CSS Browser Testing Order. It’s surprising how we more or less test in the same order. I place Windows XP first though as I’m primarily a windows user and my clients are usually on Windows too.My CSS browser testing order Firefox / Opera […]

Rails-like PHP Framework

There are two Rails-like PHP frameworks gaining momentum and amounting a zealous following, both of which have recently gone stable.Symfony and CakePHP, written in pure PHP follow the same MVC (Model, View, Constroller) architecture found on Rails. They’ve gone at lengths to make it easy and intuitive to use and provide scaffolding tools, buit-in AJAX […]

Hong Kong soon a “Wi-Fi city”

The Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, Henry Tang, announced his 2007-08 Budget last week. He stated that due to Hong Kong’s economic growth and excess revenue amounted from previous years the Government is adding measures to give back to its people, one of which is to invest HK$210 million (GBP 13.8 million) to provide free […]