Dominos Fails Jun01

Dominos Fails

I don’t think it’s possible to describe how bad the Dominos ordering process is. But I’ll try. A lazy Sunday evening, and we ate healthy at lunch, so decided to order Dominos. The cheese-stuffed crust is pretty good. 1. Search for dominos on laptop. ┬áVoucher code pops up....

The pleasure of ebooks Apr06

The pleasure of eboo...

I’m a reader. Compulsively. Newspapers, magazines, books, cereal boxes, blogs, brochures – anything. But my physical bookshelves are scattered. Hence the pleasure of ebooks. ┬áMy trusty Nexus tablet lives in my handbag or at my desk, ready to be picked up and read at any moment. I...

Samsung Galaxy S3 fails Sep26

Samsung Galaxy S3 fa...

At first I thought it was me – that I hadn’t charged my phone properly, or had accidentally hit the reset button. But after the fifth time, I started searching and found the threads…...

Goodbye Drupal Jun11

Goodbye Drupal

On the weekend I replaced my last Drupal site with a WordPress one. The main reason was that it and one other site had become resource hogs due to spammers. The registration tables were bloated and it felt like my host had downgraded my sites to a slower server. That plus upgrading drupal is...

Wine survey – Pieroth leaves a bad taste Jun05

Wine survey – ...

I did a survey the other day for a wine company. It had arrived in the mail, had a nice brochure, offered a decent free gift for doing their survey, no strings attached. I mailed it off and promptly forgot about it. On Monday I got a phone at work saying they had the free gift ready, and...

Dear Magento Apr19

Dear Magento

Dear Magento, You need to update your documentation. It’s a consistent message across all the blogs and forums I’ve visited. We want to build plugins that follow best practice, but finding documentation about best practices has proved elusive. Magento, more than most other sites...

Twitter widget updates Apr10

Twitter widget updat...

Was just viewing a site through the Web Development Network console, to check whether tracking codes were in place, and noticed warning messages from Twitter that our Twitter widget was deprecated and would stop working soon. ?No other announcements? Followed the link, and apparently it was...