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I must admit, I am looking forward to going home next tuesday.
Yesterday I quarantined myself in my office, couldn't face the big new years day lunch, and just had the big screen down at the end of my office and had James Bond movies on Sky playing, then flipped it over to the music channels after.
The Aberdeen office is still closed today, so should be another quiet day
It used to be everyone's resolution back in 2008!!!
Then something happened!!! (What? I don't know!)
A train station is where the train stops. A bus station is where the bus stops. On my desk, I have a work station....
My programs never have bugs, they just develop random features.
Your resolution sounds similar to mine from last year, which I'm maintaining this year. At the end of 2011 I wasn't proud of the way I used the voting system.
I stopped voting on forum posts. If I felt strongly one way or the other about a post, I replied. If I voted on an article, I explained my vote. Interestingly, Chris turned forum voting off and relatively few people miss it. The atmosphere in the Lounge has improved immensely. The stench of burned ego from the constant sniping is almost gone.
Let it be known, however, that I despise the agist bigots(*) who decided that the dark gray text on a slightly less dark background for the search box was a cool idea. It's hard as the f*** to read if you're middle-aged.
(*) These are the same stupid f***ers at Microsoft that designed Expression Blend with a gray-on-gray UI.
After deleting the IE temp files after a link in a post here landed me at an infected page.
I had to log back in and a was greeted with an interesting picture of Evil Hamsters.
First time I have seen that one.
So I just had to save that picture and add it to my Holiday logo collection.
So, I work on a website that was classic asp, and I've been converting it to MVC. I am finally working on the biggest pages, the ones I left to last. Along the way, I went from having a header that was repeated over and over across every page, to one central control. I get a report from testing, the page is not centred, in IE, on one page only ( our landing page ). I should mention, this site has about four different CSS files, all use the same class names, and now they all need to co-exist for the versions of this header to work. The use of CSS is arbitrary to say the least, it's a nightmare.
So after a few hours of fighting with the IE dev tools ( a pale shadow of Chrome ), and seeing that the CSS is ALWAYS the same on the elements in question, and that margin is indeed set to 'auto', I worked it out. That one page was not using a template ( long story, it would require a template that was specific to that one page ), and the html had an onload statement in the body tag. Replace that with a load event in jquery ( or just remove it ) and the page centres. How is it possible that an event in your body tag, causes the page to ignore CSS that is present, and shows as being applied, in the in browser dev tools ?
Driven to the arms of OSX by Vista.
Read my blog to find out how I've worked around bugs in Microsoft tools and frameworks.
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