line numbered code.

line numbered code.

this is very sweet - classing the PRE tag makes a cheap and easy way to get line-numbering with a background image providing the #s.


I’ve been using an SSI to include raw code into a XMP tag (sadly depreciated but works still in most browsers), for maintenance-free code listings and this would be a nice touch there.

Identifying Plastic

Identifying Plastic

A chart with what the recyclable numbers / plastic ids mean - e.g [2] is HDPE, which is high density polyethylene. There’s also a table of properties and common usage (and repair method), and a flow chart helping to id unknown plastics.

Updates to this blog

Updates to this blog

I’ve made this blog (actually the whole site) searchable - look to the leftnav. This should hopefully mitigate the problem of ephemoral content on the blog page. I see a lot of hits where people have searched for a term, and landed on my blog page - which has long since moved on to other stuff.

ShouldExist || Good ideas, prototype reviews, group projects

ShouldExist || Good ideas, prototype reviews, group projects

This looks like a great forum, discussing all kinds of (mostly) practical solutions to everyday problems.. Along the same lines as the global ideas bank (url?. .seems like I blogged this too not so long ago).


I entered here, looking for screen OCR software. Kleptomania, the main recommendation, is cool but doesn’t perform well enough for me to justify the ticket.

The discussion of biofuels, and biodiesel in particular was also a good one. This stuff needs to happen.

TortoiseCVS

TortoiseCVS


“Enjoyable version control” - CVS right within Windows Explorer. This can only be a good thing. Thanks to David U on evolt for the pointer.