Safely using FeedBurner

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

So you have some feeds and you want to track subscriptions using FeedBurner. The problem? FeedBurner is a great service and probably will stay that way since it was recently acuired by google. However, it is still a 3rd-party service and that’s somthing you should always be worried about. You see, when someone subscribes to […]

WebVisions: Tagging - Emerging Trends WebVisions: Tagging – Emerging Trends

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

Gene smith nForm (user expert consultant ) blogger author. Voodoo Donuts = donut porn When was metadata invented? As soon as or before the first data. Even culture that never developed written language still used matadata – Incas Railroads in 1900s drove advancements in metadata. Filing cabnets virtical filing and tabs really changes record keeping […]

WebVisions: RSS - Bleeding Edge Tips and Tricks WebVisions: RSS – Bleeding Edge Tips and Tricks

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Marshall Kirkpatrick Recommendations: Blog search: – uses bloglines to filter out spam. Sets up bookmarklet to blog search. News Search:, yahoo news, as well as popular items Web Results: (search sucks, but does publish newly found pages) Twitter: Big proponent to over subscribing to feeds. Argues that is better […]

Web-based Pod Casting for Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

Daniel Harvey, Eastern Illinois University This one’s for Monica: Easter IU not only supports podcasting for their instructors, but they have created an online CMS that allows instructors to to maintain their own feeds. It was scripted in PHP – allows for mp3s and most mp4 codacs. When I talked to him after the session, […]

Dynamic Gears Dynamic Gears

Monday, March 17th, 2003

The original splash page for my home site: This flash example loads variables from a PHP page and then creates random size gears to represent the links to the separate sections of the site. The Flash movie automatically creates a new gear-link each time that a section is added to the site.

Dynamic Photo Dynamic Photo

Monday, October 1st, 2001

DynamicPhoto is a little web application written that I created while teaching myself PHP. It uses object-oriented techniques and the GD library, allowing a user to easily manage an online photo album. Once photos are uploaded, the server dynamically creates all of the borders, text and icons.