Category: Web

A valuable lesson in the Facebook API

So – A client wanted to enable users to pick a friend from Facebook and buy them a birthday-present on their e-Commerce site. Being sort of a n00b in the world of Facebook i thought Hey – that’s just a

Twitter OAuth with PHP and cURL multi

I am maintaining a website that aggregate a large number of Twitter accounts’ tweets. For this purpose we’ve been given one of the accounts with the high API request rate limit – usually it is possible to call the Twitter

Will ideas of the Massachusetts law spread?

On reddit, I found this article regarding a new law i Massachusetts that is to increase the security of personally identifiable information. If you have personally identifiable information (PII) about a Massachusetts resident, such as a first and last name,

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IE7 content disappears

This is not a complaint – it is the solution to an issue that has been puzzling me over the weekend. IE8 has been out for a long time – which does not necessarily mean that corporations has implemented it

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Javascript performance on current browsers

Found this little test which gives an indicator as to Javascript performance in your browser. On my system (Windows XP on two year old Lenovo T60p laptop) i tried to run it ten times on my browsers with all plugins

Twitter is..

Twitter explained by Evan Williams.. Also – at Overskrift.dk, we launched TwitterValg today – a site to track tweets from candidates for the EU parliament election on June 7th.

Tip: Cool Firefox WYSIWYG blogging plug-in

Actually there is no good reason for this tool not to be an independent piece of software – it doesn’t really need to be part of Firefox. But.. Somehow it just works for apparent reasons. Bloggers do two things a

Netbooks – the necessary new design test-tool

Writing this on my Lenovo S10e netbook, I am furious. It’s before mid-day and yet I have had two experiences of software designs that did not consider netbooks a platform – or at least the new low screen resolution these

Testing: WP Super Cache

Seems like a very cool plugin to enhance the userexperience – performance wise, plus it seems to prepare WordPress blogs for high traffic spikes. Bug found: Links to posts from archives seems to cache PHP-code – not the resulting HTML.

Generate PDF files from PHP

For a web project I needed to create invoices, to be downloaded or e-mailed to clients in PDF format. The platform is PHP and the documentation for this almost exclusively describe PDFLib for this purpose. I am sure PDFLib is

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