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Aug 3, 2006

Ah hah! Build easier, more efficient web pages with Server Side Includes

After posting Design like a pro: 20 web design tips last week, I began to put some of those tips into practice myself. Today, I discovered Server Side Includes (SSI)—a technique so simple, I’m offended no one told me about it. SSI allows you to reuse a piece of code without having to hand code […]

Jun 24, 2006

Is it possible to survive getting dugg?

My recent post, One desktop background to rule them all, got on the front page of digg.com today. Sean and I were both thrilled, but unfortunately the huge wave of traffic brought our server to a grinding halt. Situations like this are what I thrive on, because it presents an interesting challenge and gets me […]