I get a number of strange looks when people realize that I have a number of web browsers on this computer. I agree that it can be a bit of overkill. In addition to learning the nuances of each, there's the challenge of keeping them up to date. It could have paid off this weekend … Continue reading Who’s laughing now?
I remember once a tirade an email administrator went on one about sending attachments to messages. We're not a file transfer service And yet, it was something that I need to do periodically. So, I ended up setting up an FTP server on a disposable computer and sent the link to people who needed the … Continue reading For those big files
Baby, we've come a long way. I remember working with Internet Explorer or Netscape, browsing the web when it was just a matter of "looking for stuff". Being connected to the internet today means so much more. Recently, I shared my browser with another person who looked at the layout and said "What's this stuff?" … Continue reading Building the Perfect Browser
I never really thought about this for the longest time. A new tab was just a new tab and a place to start browsing anew while not losing the original focus on the previous tab. I really bought into the concept of multiple tabs so that I could do and work on a couple of … Continue reading Starting New
On my computer, I've always kept the latest copy of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Chromium, Safari, and Opera - depending upon the computer. It's not nearly as important now but years ago, it really was important to test your webpages on different browsers as they can render things differently. There's nothing I find more frustrating … Continue reading The Browser I’ve Always Wanted To Use
Yesterday, Alfred Thompson posted an interesting article titled "Why Web Apps?" I read it via mobile and was just going to let it lie but it must have been percolating in the back of my mind because I went back to it when I got to a computer and replied to his post. It really … Continue reading Life in a Browser
...should a person have when configuring a web browser? I had a good back and forth with @pbeens about this today. A fresh installation of any web browser comes with certain settings. With a good browser, you can add extensions to do various things to try to maintain your privacy. But how much is too … Continue reading How Much Paranoia…