- Update to Internet Explorer’s Cookie Jar
The latest auto update to Interent Explorer increases the limit on the number of cookies per domain from 20 to 50. The total size limitation of 4KB of cookie data per domain remains unchanged.
- Forbidden Color Combinations?
The COLOURlovers site has a fascinating article showing off color combinations that traditionally don’t work, but in specific cases actually do.
(tags: design )
- Google Gears 0.2 developer release ready for download
Google has a developer preview of Google Gears 0.2 Beta, its browser extension for building offline-capable apps for Firefox and IE6. The new release offers a cross-origin API and improvements to WorkerPool, including XMLHttpRequest and Timer support.
- Top Ten Mistakes of Shopping Cart Design Revisited: A Survey of 500 Top E-Commerce Websites
A list of common mistakes with e-commerce shopping cart design were identified in a 2002 usability study. This article revisits that list and reviews how 500 of the top Internet retail sites of today implemented their shopping cart design.
- Lazy Function Definition Pattern
- Microsoft settles browser patent spat
The patent dispute between Microsoft and Eolas over interactive plug-ins is over. The original 2003 ruling in Eolas’s favor was overturned in 2005. But now the companies have settled under undisclosed terms. Which browser will Eolas target next?
- The Tagging Growth Curve
The apparent lull in the growth in popularity of tagging is not necessarily a bad sign. Rather, as with most new technologies, tagging may simply be undergoing a process of “punctuated equilibrium.”
- Focus Areas during Kestrel Development
A preview of what to expect in the first public alpha of Opera 9.5 (codenamed Kestrel), due out today.
(tags: opera )
- Code Beautifier: CSS Formatter and Optimiser
An online tool for applying consistent (and efficient) formatting to your CSS code.
(tags: css )
- Magento – Open Source eCommerce Evolved
Built on the Zend Framework, Magento is a powerful, open source eCommerce platform in early beta release. It’s probably a bit early to use this in production, but it’s a very promising project!
A Firefox extension that lets you record actions online as a script and then share that script. Other CoScripter users can then load and run the script you created one step at a time, or all at once to achieve the same result. (thanks paul.annesley)
- Opera Mini 4 Beta 2
A thorough review of the newly-released Opera Mini 4 Beta 2. The major new features are a landscape viewing mode, and quick access to a custom list of favorite search engines.
- Go and get Opera 9.5 alpha!
As promised, Opera 9.5 (Kestrel) alpha is now available for download.
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