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Revisiting the MBTI
August 5, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Every now and again I re-take The Myers-Briggs test to keep an track on how I’m doing personality-wise. When I first took the test back in 2006 I was classed as ISFJ, when I re-took it in 2007 I was ENTJ and just over a year later, I’m still ENTJ! Looks like I’ve found my […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Free eBook: The Zen Of Blogging
August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I’ve written a few times in the past about blogs and blogging in general but Hunter Nuttall has gone one better and released a free ebook called “The Zen of blogging“. From the book: “There is no blog! A blog has no inherent value; it’s just a medium for conveying value from one person to […] … Read More »

Computer & Software Tips

Get Evernote For Free!
July 11, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Download Evernote for free from Giveaway of the day: …EverNote allows you to easily capture any information you like, and find it whenever you want. Create text or handwritten notes, import mobile phone snapshots, clip web pages, and grab content from any application directly into EverNote – so everything is kept in a single place. […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Freelancers – How much should you charge?
July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

That’s a difficult question to answer for the budding freelancer and I discuss it in my Managing Web Projects ebook but it is a bit complicated and a bit of a horrible formula to work out your hourly rate (and please excuse me it’s been a while since I’ve done algebra and brackets confuse me […] … Read More »

Coding

Why programming projects take so long
July 6, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Perl isn’t a language I’vehad much to do with as it’s a bit complicated – plus I’ve never really had to use it for anything other than mail scripts. The following video shows why software projects take so long. Why this guy thought he could use voice recognition software to write code I don’t know. […] … Read More »

Google

Adsense Integrates with Google Accounts
July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Google have finally started allowing users to use their existing Google Accounts login to access their Adsense reports (why it took so long I have no idea). It’s always been a pain having to log in to different Google areas with two different account names but now they should be slowly combining everything. Whilst they’re […] … Read More »

Coding

Updated: Run mutiple websites on IIS
July 3, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve just found this brilliant little tool that lets you run multiple websites under IIS on Windows XP Pro, 2000 etc. As a developer I often need to run multiple sites and it’s a pain to have to shift the root path around this tool does it for you. Download IIS Admin from here Updated: […] … Read More »

Coding

Brain Dump – Database Issues
July 3, 2007 by Katy Whitton

[Warning…. Entering a slightly geeky zone] A couple of few things have cropped up in the past two days that have caused a fair bit of hair pulling and have such simple solutions it’s not true. I’m sure at some point I will need to remember this information so I hope you don’t mind that […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Getting readers to your site and keeping them
July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

There’s an excellent post by Jennifer Slegg (of JenSense fame) at Search Engine Land about Optimising your blog for search engines. I’ve written about this subject before (and I was quite proud that it was linked to from a couple of high profile sites – yeay me!) and accessibility in general is close to my […] … Read More »

Coding

97% of websites fail the disabled
June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

An article on the BBC website states a shocking statistic that 97% of website’s tested by website Accessibility Agency “Nomensa” are failing the disabled: In the UK, the websites looked at included Marks & Spencer, Lloyds TSB, British Airways and The Guardian. The BBC’s website was not included in the survey. The British Prime Minster’s […] … Read More »

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