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Anything and everything vaguely internet related. Blogging, industry, social media: if you can find it online, I've talked about it in here.

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Don’t Understand Beggars

I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t like these people who use their blogs as a sleazy way to generate income — because I don’t understand them. I like to blog to rid myself of anxieties and pressure, for my own entertainment and ultimately…

 |  Interwebs, Updates

BellaBook3.3 is Out

For those who use BellaBook, there’s a new version out. If you’re using versions 3.1 or 3.2, you can download the new version, delete the blank text files in the new one, customise the config.php file to match your current preferences and upload the new…

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BellaBuffs is Live

As promised on Friday last week, BellaBuffs is live. Admittedly, some of you may have been expecting it three days ago because I cocked up the date at first, but there we go. For those who’ve been living on the moon recently, BellaBuffs is my…

 |  Interwebs, PHP

PHP Security Article

I’ve released part one of what I hope will be a series of PHP security articles — a PHP Script Checklist for those developing or looking to develop their own scripts. If you have any thoughts on PHP security problems that you’d like to be…

 |  Interwebs, The Pants Awards

Pants: OUTSPOKEN-kate.com

OUTSPOKEN-kate.com is a typical teenage personal website. Small text — barely different in colour from the background, mangled iframes given extreme heights to try and prevent extra scrollbars, indistinguishable links and the insane assumption that being able to scrape together a website gives you the…

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Fancy a Mint?

I’ve just invested in Mint. I wasn’t sure if it’d be worth it and have been trying to justify the purchase for a few days, as well as convincing Karl that I wasn’t wasting my money (beating a dead horse there) but I’ve only had…

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Fanlisting Script Requests

This is generally only applicable to fanlisting owners, so if you’re not an owner or not interested in fanlistings, move on.. For those who do own/join fanlistings — what are your favourite features of the scripts that are currently available, and what do the scripts…

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Why Subdomain Hosting Is Bad

As I’m browsing around various personal websites and forums I see people offering up space on their domains for those who can’t/won’t buy ‘proper’ hosting for one reason or another, and every time I see these offers I cringe. I cringe at the naivety of…

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I Don’t Use WordPress

I posted a comment aimed at the owner of pixelfx.org on the latest update at CodeGrrl earlier, effectively pointing out that she was still distributing insecure scripts. Shortly after I got a response from an obviously blind butthead making assumptions about my choice of blogging…

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