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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Useful Utilities

A great list of utilities for all kinds of work has been compiled by Anil Agarwal of Digital Inspiration fame. Read it here -

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Subtile: Generic menu Firefox extension

Subtile: Generic menu Firefox extension: "Subtile Firefox extension

Subtile is a Firefox extension that provides generic support for toolbar menus.

The menu can be located anywhere in the browser toolbars, attached to an icon that can change its appearance when an event occurs.

If you are a Webmaster, you can create your own menus and distribute them easily to your users. With the dynamic capabilities of Subtile, you can alert people when some content has changed or new messages are available.

If you are simply a curious Web user, enjoy the available menu configurations."

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Creating Games

This page has a nice tutorial on creating an addictive game in flash.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

How to create ERDs and databases

1. List all entities
2. Find Relationships [E-R matrix]
3. Draw Cardinality
4. Define Primary keys
5. Draw ERD
6. Eliminate many-to-many relationships
7. Identify attributes [attribute entity matrix]
8. Map attributes - only 1:1 with each entity
9. Draw final ERD

Friday, December 12, 2008

Firefox Extension for Amazon S3

S3 Firefox Organizer
S3Fox Organizer for Amazon(S3Fox) v0.4.5: (NEW!) This firefox extension(browser plugin) provides an user friendly interface for Amazon's S3 (Simple Storage Service) . Its interface is very much similar to the FTP interface that lists local folders in the left panel and S3 buckets/files/folders in the right panel. Files/folders can be moved from the local computer to Amazon's storage space and vice versa. Follow the pre-requisites & steps described below to start using S3Fox Organizer.

Thumbnail Creator

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Monday, December 08, 2008

10 Common Typography Mistakes

From The Design Cubicle

The goal of this post is to help designers and clients understand the importance of good type skills, while avoiding some common mistakes. Please keep in mind that most of these mistakes are subjective and can be changed varying on the project, goals or circumstances.
Read the full article here.