We, as Americans are edging closer to the cutoff date for registering as a voter in many states – Texans only have a few days left! If you haven’t registered yet, go to the site Your Vote Matters right now. Voting is a right and responsibility that everyone should take part in, especially in an election cycle as important as this one.
Archives for September 2004
Standards-Compliant New Windows
Standards-Compliant New Windows – “a method for opening links in a new window that doesn’t fail XHTML validation tests”
Dilbert Ultimate House
Three plugins for WordPress that convert simple shorthand into a visual representation of the cards or hand being discussed:
I haven’t installed any of them yet, but I really like the idea!
Yet another reason to love Firefox: ColorZilla. The extension adds an eyedropper tool, that will tell you the color of any pixel in the browser, plus a color picker, like the one found in Photoshop. Both of these tools can prove immensely useful to Web developers and designers, as it can save the step of opening a different program when you need to find out the values of a specific color.
Update: I noticed an odd problem when I installed version 0.5.1; the extension broke the ability to use the tab key to move from one form field to the next within a Web page. Upon reverting to version 0.5.0, all was well.
The Hold'em House
The Hold’em House, has put together a series of free Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments in the Austin area at local pubs. Sounds like a fun time. Hopefully I’ll find some time to head on down to one in the near future.