The haven of a Geek, teaching geekiness to others.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Monday, June 8, 2009
Technically, all you need is a decent document editor that will save in any format. However, using this method, you have to memorize the codeing standards, which are always changning. Where with a WYSIWYG tool such as DreamWorks (From now on DW) saves time and is "easier" to use.
NOTEPAD: The memorizing code method.
The advantage to this method, it that you KNOW the code and whats under the hood. You can costomize your code, you know where things are, how it works, EVERYTHING. The disadvantage is that you spend a lot of time learning the code, and actually making the site. Also, things tend to look harsher with a rough code look, of nothing but text and tables.
DW: A WYSIWYG editor method.
The advantage of this method is that you don't need to learn a bunch of code, or get into the nitty gritty of your site. You cna costomize your site based off how it will look.
The disadvantage is that you are limited in what you can do, as you only work with looks, not funcionallity.
Friday, June 5, 2009
Their spell checker, named "Spelly" is a server side app that takes the context of the misspelled word, and corrects it accordingly. I.E. "Icland is and Icland." becomes "Iceland is an island."
Their bots, named "Tweety" and "Bloggy" will automatically post you Wave as a post on your Twitter or Blog, respectivly.
In a work enviroment, if there is a document that needs done by a team, one person makes a draft, sends it out, everybody edits it, send it back, it gets recompiled, and they do it again and again until it's done in a few weeks. In wave, the draft cna be posted, and then EVERYBODY on the team can edit it at the same time, talk about why they are doing what they are doing, and continue the editing REALTIME. No more recompiling, no more waiting for the transit.
For fun and work, Google Wave will revolutionize the idea of Email.
GOOGLE I/O, FINISH AND GET IT OUT NOW!!!
Monday, May 4, 2009
Friday, April 24, 2009
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
My brother got bored with the weapons, and asked me to check out the file system. After a little searching, we found the files that save the weapon data. So, we made the sniper rifles full automatic, with about 1000 bullets in each clip, firing rate of 10 per second, no recoil, and even added a slight spread with multiple projectiles on one. Our favorite was to take the M305 (I think this is it.) RPG launcher and make it EXTREME! yeah, you only got 3 missiles in the original file.... How about a fully automatic bazooka that fires 25 per second, and each clip had 10,000 missiles? Yeah, we had to turn "superman" on, but it was fun!
Friday, April 17, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Friday, April 10, 2009
HTML is a loose coding system. you can have lots of white space (Aka, blank space) anywhere. You can capitilize certain things that shouldn't. you can forget to properly close your tags. XHTML is made top only accept proper tags. It IS HTML, but doctored so it HAS to be right.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
A = Anchor. Href = link to a website, or a web page.
<:A href="URL"> The text that is the link. </a>
Creates a link to another website, if you use a universal link AKA http://www.website.com, or another page in this one with a relitive link, aka file.html.
Monday, April 6, 2009
Maps the tags and their respective names to an HTTP response header for processing. The syntax is....
Copied from http://vancouver-webpages.com/META/metatags.detail.html#equiv
HTTP-EQUIV tagsMETA tags with an HTTP-EQUIV attribute are equivalent to HTTP headers. Typically, they control the action of browsers, and may be used to refine the information provided by the actual headers. Tags using this form should have an equivalent effect when specified as an HTTP header, and in some servers may be translated to actual HTTP headers automatically or by a pre-processing tool.
Note: While HTTP-EQUIV META tag appears to work properly with Netscape Navigator, other browsers may ignore them, and they are ignored by Web proxies, which are becoming more widespread. Use of the equivalent HTTP header, as supported by e.g. Apache server, is more reliable and is recommended wherever possible.
HTTP headers may be generated by CGI scripts, and in Apache and CERN httpd by using a side file containing metadata. Other servers may have other mechanisms to generate headers. Note that certain server-generated headers may not be overridden (such as Date), and that others are only meaningful with a non-200 status code. Using an HTTP header is preferable to using META tags, since the header will be understood by cache agents and proxies in addition to browsers, and metadata (such as PICS data) may be associated with image files, sound files, etc.
However, new HTTP headers should not be created without checking for conflict with existing ones since it is possible to interfere with server and proxy operation.</html>
Saturday, April 4, 2009
It has 2 options. keywordscontent And description. When a spider/Google bot finds your website, it scans the meta tags, mainly for these functions. keywordscontent has a list of keywords, separated by commas (like blog,sir_Furious,geek's,geeks,haven EtC.)
The description property tells people a summary of your website. Like this.
<meta name="description" content="Blogger is a free blog publishing tool from Google for easily sharing your thoughts with the world. Blogger makes it simple to post text, photos and video onto your personal or team blog.">
The content tag is what the actual thing is. The name tells the bot what it's reading, and what is in the quotes is the actual content. (No WAY! NEver of guessed from the content taghs huh?;P)
Friday, April 3, 2009
<meta http-equiv="Content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"> <meta name="description" content="Blogger is a free blog publishing tool from Google for easily sharing your thoughts with the world. Blogger makes it simple to post text, photos and video onto your personal or team blog."> <meta name="keywords" content="blogger, blogspot, blog, blogger.com, blogspot.com, free blog, personal blog, weblog, create blog, new blog">
(Stolen from the page source of the new post page.)
Meta controls most of the information that is sent to the browser. It usually includes what kind of format the page is in, what character set it uses (or what language is used.), and a few other things. Since it has SOOO many possible atributes, I will be going through them slowly.
The main use of a meta tag is so that search engines can find information about a site. When you use google, the google bots (what goes out and finds the <meta> tag and reads from it.
I'll go more into this tag later.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
What you put in as the tile should be differnt for each page.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Within <HTML>, the document has two sections to it: <HEAD> and <BODY (Other atributes :: Discussed later.)>. <HEAD> is like the cover page of the document. Just as the cover page of a book contains information about the book (such as the title), the <HEAD> section contains information about the document. This information is communicated through the <TITLE> tag (which is required) and the <LINK (Other code, Discussed later.)> and <META (same story...)> tags.
The <head> tag is more for the browser (This time, I'll assume you know it is what you see the internet in.) than for the user. One mark of a good website is that it will include EVERY possible tag that the <head> tags allow. Then there is the <.head> tag. It tells the browser that the head section is over. Thats about it...
Monday, March 30, 2009
This tag is the base of all HTML websites. It lets the browser (IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome...) Know that the coding language is HTML. With that said, we say </html> (end html) and again we say,