It’s official: HD-DVD is dead

February 19, 2008 Leave a comment

Toshiba Announces Discontinuation of HD DVD Businesses

19 February, 2008


Company Remains Focused on Championing Consumer Access to High Definition Content

TOKYO–Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has undertaken a thorough review of its overall strategy for HD DVD and has decided it will no longer develop, manufacture and market HD DVD players and recorders. This decision has been made following recent major changes in the market. Toshiba will continue, however, to provide full product support and after-sales service for all owners of Toshiba HD DVD products….

Toshiba will begin to reduce shipments of HD DVD players and recorders to retail channels, aiming for cessation of these businesses by the end of March 2008…

Toshiba press release

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MySQL Database Backups on Site!!! -> Php

February 18, 2008 Leave a comment

Here’s an attachment script that is supposed to do that (not tested by DeleDuro!!!).

or you can try an open source backup software like Zmanda:

Visit Zmanda Website

Categories: Programming

7 habits of highly effective freelance programmers

February 18, 2008 Leave a comment

I have developed these based on my freelancing experience. Though I have discontinued freelancing, but would like to share my practices with you. These are basic practices and have been developed over time with experience (good and bad). Please feel free to leave your experiences and comment on this article.

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Categories: Author

Data Communication between JavaScript and Adobe Flash Movie

February 18, 2008 Leave a comment
Posted by Hitesh Agrawal

Passing data to Adobe Flash Movie using JavaScript
In Web2.0 arena we frequently use Adobe Flash Movie and JavaScript in our web page. We often has the requirement to pass data to the Adobe Flash movie at runtime.

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Categories: Adobe, Programming

TypeTester

February 18, 2008 Leave a comment

Nice Website that lets you visualize differents font types

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Categories: Design

CSS Reset

February 18, 2008 Leave a comment
Published by Dave
 

There’s plenty of different reset methods already available and I’ve been using Eric Meyer’s method for some time now but have started to realize that in most projects, I only use a fraction of the styles specified and much more often find myself rewriting a whole different set of styles that I use in all my projects.

Therefore, I’ve decided that it’s going to be more worthwhile using Meyer’s CSS as a starting point but putting together my own starter template which I can use for all my projects which I’d like to give you an insight into.

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Categories: CSS, Programming

Reduce your exposure to AJAX threats

February 18, 2008 Leave a comment

By Jeff Williams

Three-step guide

Fundamentally, there’s nothing terribly new about the problems posed by Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) when it comes to security, we just need to apply some good old security principles to this new technology.

The problems occur because, unfortunately, there are an awful lot of devils hidden inside the details.

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Categories: AJAX, Programming