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The Blogfolio theme for WordPress has finally reached a level of refinement and elegance suitable for powering Planetjon. Goodbye 3rd party themes, hello my own.
So, if you’re interested in developing with PHP, you should really check out the Yii Framework. And if you like what you see, I strongly recommend Larry Ullman’s Yii Book. While still in the making, you can buy it now and receive the updates as Larry writes and revises the chapters.… Read the rest
3Dmark 2013 is now out – download it and make your gaming rigs cry.
I ran the benchmark on my rig at stock settings and you can see below my scores and rig specs.
My current rig
CPU: Intel Core i7-930 Processor @ 2.8GHz
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6870 @ core 900MHz, mem 1050MHz
RAM: 6x 1GB DDR3 @ 533MHz
HD: 255GB Plextor PX-256M5S SSD
OS: Win7 64bit
Physics Score: 37909
Graphics Score: 26924
Physics Score: 5155
Graphics Score: 3237
Physics Score: 7271
Combined Score: 1279
The eye candy was sexy but I can’t say that I was overly impressed with the tests themselves.… Read the rest
WordPress 3.5 should be launching sometime today, and I’ve been quite pleased with the release candidates so far. This update really modernizes WordPress with much anticipated aesthetic and functional improvements. Lets take a look at what’s new.
Revamped Media Management
I’m sure I wasn’t the only one getting frustrated with WordPress’ dinosaur media uploader and management, and they’ve finally breathed some modern magic into it.… Read the rest
Good news for all first gen eeepad TF101 owners! Asus has confirmed that Android 4.0 ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) is finally being deployed as a FOTA.
According to Asus via their Facebook page, deployment has already begun in Taiwan and will be made available in other regions shortly.… Read the rest
Java 7’s recent release has sparked some interesting discussion, some excited by the new features, some disappointed that it’s too little too late… But this isn’t one of those internet rants about the future of Java; this is about using a language to its full extent!… Read the rest
I just wanted to share this gem that I stumbled upon. If you’re looking to add a slideshow or image slider to your website, this Cycle plugin built on jQuery is a really painless way of going about it.
Oh jQuery, you brilliantly dazzling library.… Read the rest
What do these three things have in common? Not a whole lot outside the scope of my weekend. But let me tell you about it like you’ve never heard before.
First up, the Merivale Fish Market, a locally owned casual eatery which puts their money into the food rather than the front.… Read the rest
Robotics. I could stop here… This is an account of last week’s highlights (Monday 19th) I know I’m over a week late, but I’ve been sooo busy – I could write 3 more blog entries this size about the last week.… Read the rest
Working with DHTML sucks; and that’s a fact of life. The older the browser, the worst it is because of different DOM implementations. I was trying to set this thing up where you can draw a box outline over an image, and send the coordinates to a PHP program through a form.… Read the rest