Tag Archive for "webdevelopment"

Brought to You by DreamHost

July 1st, 2008 by Andrew

First off, amwhalen.com is no longer brought to you by an old PC running Ubuntu from my room. I’ve upgraded to hosting with DreamHost, and things couldn’t be better. They offer so much bandwidth, disk space and features that it really wasn’t much of a decision to switch. Rather than maintaining my own hardware, I […]

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Another Reason I Hate Internet Explorer

January 23rd, 2008 by Andrew

I’ve never calculated it, but if I had to guess, I’d say I spend 30% of my time designing a site, 30% implementing the site, and 40% fixing it up so it will work in Internet Explorer. This goes for CSS and Javascript. I recently discovered mootools, a nice Javascript framework with some cool effects. […]

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What’s With The WWW?

January 9th, 2008 by Andrew

Why do we still need the “www” in front of domain names? Most sites allow users to access their site whether or not they include the “www.” For example, here on my site, if you go to www.amwhalen.com, you’ll be automatically redirected to amwhalen.com. But first, before I get into reasons why I don’t like […]

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MultiViews

December 6th, 2007 by Andrew

I use my PowerMac G5 at work to develop and design sites locally. Apache in Mac OS X seems to come with MultiViews enabled by default. Multiviews is part of mod_negotiation. I know mod_negotiation as it is very helpful with setting mime types using code like: AddType image/gif .gif MultiViews I was unfamiliar with. What […]

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Andrew M. Whalen Photography

May 18th, 2007 by Andrew

As my final project for my Interactive Web Animation (Flash) class this semester, I decided to make a web site. I’ve had the idea now for awhile to have a site that is just intended to showcase some of my better photography. In 2004 I started a photoblog, which lasted for awhile, but I grew […]

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