Web development: Ready-made VMs to test under all IE versions

Internet Explorer is a nightmare for each and every web developer on this planet.
Now here is at least some help in testing your code with different IE versions and even if you are not developing on Windows.
Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter HTML, Internet Explorer, Software, Virtualization, VMware, Web Browser, Windows | 1 Kommentar

IE9 Bug: Using Postscript Type 1 Base Fourteen Fonts

If you are a web worker or designer, chances are that you have Postscript Type 1 font versions of Helvetica, Times and Courier installed on your Windows 7 machine. This may lead to partial or total malfunction of IE9, and you may search for hours why your websites work in IE on one machine and fail on a second (that does not have these fonts installed). Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Bug, Configuration, Internet Explorer, Software, Web Browser | Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

Virtualize your old Win XP machine on Windows 7

After several years of happy usage your hardware as well your Win OS are due for a refresh? You have already postponed it for a year or three, but the day has finally come where you definitely have to say goodbye to your old working environment? Why don’t you take it with you onto your new system? It is easier as you may think! Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Configuration, Hardware, Software, Virtualization, VMware, Windows | 5 Kommentare

Cloud Computing in the Focus of ZendCon 2011

ZendCon 2011, the seventh annual Zend PHP Conference, ended yesterday.
You missed it? Some really interesting live speech recordings are available online… Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Cloud, Configuration, PHP, Web Server | Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

Full Access to a PHP Class on a Separate Server

During my latest project I was faced with the need to access a PHP class with all its methods and properties from another server. This lead to some research and an astonishingly simple solution… Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Configuration, Extensions, PHP, Software | Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

IE9 Bug: Loading PDFs into Frames Using JavaScript

An exotic bug hit my desk today: A business card PDF generation system that I have programmed and maintained for several years refused to cooperate with Internet Explorer 9. It turned out there is a weird bug in the latest IE browser version. Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Bug, Internet Explorer, JavaScript, PDF, Software, Web Browser | 8 Kommentare

Tips & Tricks for TYPO3 Extension Powermail

When it comes to complex web forms the onboard TYPO3 content element “Mail form” soon reaches its limits. The well known extension Powermail will fill the gap. Here are some tips and tricks that might come in handy if you start using it. Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Configuration, Email, Extensions, HTML, TYPO3 | 25 Kommentare

Android 2.2.2 Froyo Update for Motorola Defy

The Froyo update for the Moto Defy is gradually rolling out. On June 7th it became available for my German retail version, so here is a quick report about the hurdles and the benefits. Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Adobe, Android, App, Configuration, Review, Software, SOHO tools and gadgets | 8 Kommentare

Android apps that you don’t want to miss

Few bloggers on earth can refrain from posting about their favorite apps. So can’t I.
But I want to keep it on the tech side of things – no games (well, maybe one or two)… Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Android, App, Facebook, Review, Software | Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

Android and the HTTP download file headers

I lately had to create a complex download repository for a customer. Multiple files could be selected and were compressed on the fly into a single ZIP file before being transfered to the client. After everything worked fine with IE, FF and Chrome, I checked with Android 2.1 and the download failed. Here is why, and how to cure it… Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Android, Bug, Configuration, HTML, PHP, Web Browser | 98 Kommentare