2007 Entries

How to remember things when you need to remember them

May 28th, 2007

My overactive imagination led me to a simple technique that helps me remember things at the exact moment I need to. Maybe it can help you, too.

CSS sliding doors and buttons don’t play nice

May 18th, 2007

There appears to be a bug in Firefox’s button rendering. When you insert a block element in the button, it won’t align with the button, even when you set all of the borders, margins and padding to zero. I’m still looking for a cross-browser fix.

Flash Momentum Tutorial

April 24th, 2007

This tutorial will show you how to make items in Flash “throwable” using Actionscript. So if you like throwing things around, this is the tutorial for you.

Can anyone tell me what this means?

March 1st, 2007

I received an email ad from Johnson’s and can’t figure it out. Probably because the person who wrote it is more intelligent than me.

Toying with OpenID

February 26th, 2007

OpenID is the new cool guy on the inter-web, so I decided to try it out on orangesplotch.com.

Email Meets a Spam’s Death

February 16th, 2007

I got my first response from a “real” person. Unfortunately they seem to have set loose their spam kill-bots, because I am not allowed to email them a response. My last hope of replying to them is to write a response here in the small chance that they will return to my site and see it.

Growing Pains

February 13th, 2007

You don’t have to be a toddler to throw a tantrum. However, toddlers have an excuse.

Spam Validates Me

February 12th, 2007

Most people hate spam, but since that’s the only commenting I get around here, I take it as flattery.

Attack of the Frederators

January 30th, 2007

After a long break I’m back with a little treat for anyone who enjoys video, but doesn’t feel like digging around the web to find it.