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PHP and CSS Colour Changer Script

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Using PHP variables in your CSS can add interest and interactivity, and you can even personalise colour schemes for individual visitors: let people choose their own CSS styles when they have logged in, or change the colours and images based on the weather or the time of day! This is a very simple PHP random […]

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JQuery: Novice to Ninja by Earl Castledine

Monday, March 29th, 2010

So far this has been a really handy little book – although I began reading it on the pdf download and haven’t got much further since the paper copy was delivered. I was surprised by how weighty it was “in the flesh”, at over 400 pages. I had managed to devour a good hundred pages […]

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Generation X (tales for an accelerated culture) by Douglas Coupland

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

This is something of a disappointment after Microserfs and J Cube. Certainly I don’t feel that it lives up to the legend. Perhaps it was more shocking in 1990, and certainly I feel it would have helped me if I had read it then instead of leaving it until after generations Y and Z have […]

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Microserfs by Douglas Coupland

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

buy Microserfs on Amazon Beautiful, stunning and brilliantly worked, the finale of this novel brought tears to my eyes. The slow and arid pace of the main body of the book suddenly snaps into focus as the perfect foil for the drama of one man’s emotional journey: from the lonely desert of a life which […]

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