Archive for August, 2007

ZScreen – A Great New Open Source Screen Shot Utility

Posted on: August 30th, 2007 by afox

I’ve recently come across a great utility for taking screen shots of either your entire desktop or an application window. This program,ZScreen , is packed with features! I find I always need to take screen shots but I find it’s always been a pain because not only do I have to take the screen shot, […]


How To Prevent Bandwidth Hijacking And Image Or File Hot Linking

Posted on: August 15th, 2007 by afox

A common problem people often run into is file hot linking. This is caused when someone links directly to an image or file on your site, using it, without actually hosting it themselves, and in essence, robbing you of your bandwidth. This can be very irritating as bandwidth can be expensive. Here’s a couple ways […]


Cheap Hosting Solutions Now Has A New Blog!

Posted on: August 14th, 2007 by afox

Cheap Hosting Solutions has just launched a new blog. View it here. I had the pleasure of installing it for them as they requested to use the same blog software that I scripted up for use with this blog here. It was really neat to see how one of my projects adapted to another website. […]


Top 10 must have elements to any successful business

Posted on: August 12th, 2007 by afox

Many factors come into play when one sets out to be successful at design, programming, or any business. Here is a list of what I consider to be the most important aspects of running a successful business. 1.) Knowledge Is Power. Feel free to become an expert in your field. Whether it’s design, web developing, […]


Website Design Gone Bad – Frontpage and Dreamweaver Designers

Posted on: August 7th, 2007 by afox

This posts target audiences are self professed website designers and those in the market for quality websites. First of all I would like to say that knowledge is most definitely power. But in the same breath let me add this. With knowledge comes great responsibility. With the invention of WYSIWYG there has been an onslaught […]


Web Designers vs. Flash (why most steer clear)

Posted on: August 7th, 2007 by afox

Flash is a wonderful invention. It has its uses, it benefits many people, and its fun. That’s my disclaimer. Also, I’m not a very big fan myself for a few key reasons. That’s what this post is about. I am not bagging on flash in any way, but for the most part I really feel […]


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