Monthly Archives: February 2008

Universal Browser Testing Methods

One of the most important responsibilities of a professional web developer is making sure that your designs are accessible to all. According to, the latest browser utilization rates are as follows: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x (IE6) - 36.9% Fire Fox (FF) - 34.5% Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.x (IE7) - 20.1% Opera (O) - 1.9%…
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Disabling Drupal Modules via your Database

Due to the occasional small (or large) fluke, your entire Drupal website can become inaccessible because of a module.  This is how you solve the problem: disable the specific module by altering values in your Drupal database. In our case, we'll use phpMyAdmin, but you can use whatever utility you prefer for database manipulation.  So,…
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Microsoft’s HealthVault Revolution

Microsoft recently announced the Beta release of its HealthVault platform. The platform is aimed at helping people better manage their health information. The information available from Microsoft is pretty cryptic, but basically it looks like the service is a massive database for storing and sharing health information. Some are perturbed by the possible privacy issues,…
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