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Google Notebook Review

Google Notebook Review

June 5, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I think I’m going to find Google Notebook quite handy. What I’ve tended to do when I’ve wanted to keep a website to read later I’ve either emailed the link to myself (where it usually gets deleted in one of my weekly home-inbox purges) or added them to my del.icio.us with a “ToRead” tag, 90% […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Remove All Hyperlinks in Excel and Word

Remove All Hyperlinks in Excel and Word

June 4, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Ever copy and paste something from the Internet and then into Word only to get the hyperlinks embedded? You can removed them easily with the Macro below. Hit [ALT]+[F11] to open the Visual Basic Editor Go to “Insert” > “Module” and in the pop-up window copy: Sub RemoveHyperlinks()Dim oField As FieldFor Each oField In ActiveDocument.FieldsIf […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

What Is That File?

What Is That File?

June 3, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Ever looked at your task manager and wonder what all those dodgy looking files and service that were running are? Now you can find out. Head on Over to What Is That File, start typing and it’ll start giving you suggestions in that Web2.0 way we all know and love. If the file isn’t there […] … Read More »

Coding

Inspire your readers – use motivating design

Inspire your readers – use motivating design

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

The dictionary defines motivation as: To provide with an incentive; move to action; impel. When someone enters your website, it takes less than 1/20th of a second to decide whether or not they find your website visually appealing or not. This is quite a frightening statistic considering how long some websites take to load (to […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

What version of Linux is best for you?

What version of Linux is best for you?

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Take a quick and simple test to find out which Linux distribution will most fulfill your needs. Based on your computing expertise and what you’ll be using the operating system for, it’s a handy little quiz. Take the Linux quiz here … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Blogging And Personality Types

Blogging And Personality Types

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Bloginality┬áhave an interesting take on the Myers-Briggs personality test by linking it to blogging. Answer a few simple questions and they give you your “Blogging Personality Type” with the added bonus of links through to how this works for careers etc. Here are my results with a few comments added: You Are ISTP: As an […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Turn your Hotmail Account into a Windows Live Account

Turn your Hotmail Account into a Windows Live Account

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I found an interesting Link over at LifeHack which shows you how to turn your regular Hotmail account into a Windows Live Mail Account with no invite. Visit http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/register-windows-live-mail-beta-for-free-with-no-invite.html Then you can login to Hotmail normally to access your new account. My first impressions are that there isn’t a lot of difference except for the extra […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Blog Of the Week – AMCP Tech Blog

Blog Of the Week – AMCP Tech Blog

June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Hello, it’s that time of the week again. Well, okay it’s slightly later than usual but give a girl a break – I’m still catching up after Christmas! This weeks featured Blog of the Week is the “AMCP Tech Blog“. They write on an interesting mix of Tech-related subjects which readers of FlippingHeck! are sure […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Take on Warcraft! Build your own MMOG

Take on Warcraft! Build your own MMOG

May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Right now, it takes at least three years and $20 million to make a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG), due to challenges in the areas of engineering, asset-creation, and marketing. That price tag means independent game developers simply can’t afford to enter this exciting and lucrative space. Multiverse allows you to create your own MMOG […] … Read More »

Coding

Find the Last inserted Auto increment ID in MYSQL with ASP

Find the Last inserted Auto increment ID in MYSQL with ASP

May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

It’s taken me ages to find out how to do this (what turns out to be a) relatively simple operation. Here’s the problem. Table 1 has a user_id which is auto incremented by MYSQL. Table 2 has an auto incremented login_id but also requires the user_id. Here’s how we get one ID from one table […] … Read More »

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