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If you are looking for free web design tools then look no further than here: The Peoples Toolbox The peoples toolbox lists hundreds of free tools to assist in designing your website. Some of my favorites include: The Color Scheme Generator The name says it all, this site helps you select complimentary colour schemes for [...]

Google Maps UK Post Code

Google maps are fantastic! You can add a map to your site showing the location of your business, holiday home or just a point of interest. In the UK this is a bit awkward due to the fact that the Royal Mail have complete control over postcode date. I have not found a way of [...]

Is It Worth Having Gmail

I was a bit surprised to be asked this by a friend a few days ago. Try it is the obvious reply. Yes, Gmail is worth having: Gmail gives you unlimited storage so you never have to clear your inbox Gmail allows you to organise mails with “labels”, which allows you to organise mails into [...]

Leigble Nosnense

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Since I started learning to develop websites and applications things have changed dramatically, changing the outlook for web designers / developers and customers. I am not able to use the skills I developed in the way I envisaged as the landscape has changed so rapidly. For the small western based developer and customer, emphasis is [...]

Before I used the WWW

My first PC was a 486 DX 33MHz machine with 4Mb RAM, for which I paid £700. It was my first purchase with the wages from a part time job I had at the time. I thought it would be useful if I learned how to use a PC properly. By the time that PC [...]

Dot Con Tales: The Developer

I met my wife in the middle of the dot con boom. One of her friends, at the age of 21 was already a Millionaire… “on paper”. He was a co-owner of a company developing three dimensional browser technologies. They had received a significant investment of venture capital and were moving onto the next stage [...]

Dot Con Tales: The Investor

I recently wrote an article on the theory of the Greater Fool. This reminded me of someone I used to work with who took early retirement from the place we were working at. As part of his retirement package he received a lump sum payment. This person had always played the stock market, and so, [...]

Scammers On Scammers

Last week I got into the worst dispute of my blogging career over something I saw as a scam. During the ensuing “mini flame war” I was told amongst other things that I “get cheap thrills and attention by bashing others” and was attention seeking. Today I see the same blogs involved in that incident [...]

100 Posts Old

This is my hundredth post on SiteLogic (and probably my longest!), I don’t know how many more there will be, I tend to blog as and when I feel like it. I have never subscribed to the regular posting schedule idea. I suppose regular posting matters if you want to build RSS readers, but I [...]

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