Presenting is hard work

Jul 7, 2006

I’m scheduled to deliver a presentation to a national newspaper next week on how to increase their web traffic. Apparently I am something of an expert on the subject. Who knew? My presentation will focus on traffic from search engines but will also contain some pointers on attracting repeat visitors. I was originally asked to … Read more

Five common mistakes in unit-testing

Feb 6, 2006

Having worked with unit-testing and test-driven development for the past three years, I repeatedly see people making the same common mistakes. These mistakes don’t necessarily undermine the benefits of unit-testing but they do serve to make the process less than ideal:

Writing monolithic tests. More often than not, I see … Read more

TTC Google Maps for all!

Jul 29, 2005

I just spent a few minutes factoring out my TTC subway map Javascript code so that it can be called to insert the TTC subway into any Google Map:

<div id=”map”> <script src=”” type=”text/javascript”></script> <script type=”text/javascript”> <!– var map = new GMap( document.getElementById( “map” ) ); map.addControl( new … Read more

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