Friday, 13 August 2010

Which Browsers to Support in 2010

Filed under: Just Great Software,Cyberspace — Jan Goyvaerts @ 11:37

Our web logs revealed that MSIE, Firefox, and Chrome are used by our customers. Firefox and Chrome users mostly have the latest version, but a significant number of IE users are still using versions 6 and 7.

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Why Not Use UTF-8 for Everything?

Filed under: Cyberspace — Jan Goyvaerts @ 12:07

While UTF-8 is efficient for text that is mostly ASCII, it quickly becomes inefficient as the percentage of ASCII content in your file decreases.

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Make Sure Your Web Site Is Always Displayed With The Right Characters

Filed under: Just Great Software,Cyberspace — Jan Goyvaerts @ 12:07

Specify the code page used by your web pages using an HTML meta tag. EditPad Lite and Pro interpret the meta tag like a web browser does, and offer to fix incorrect meta tags when you save your files.

Friday, 21 November 2008

Who Owns Your Domain Name?

Filed under: Cyberspace — Jan Goyvaerts @ 18:24

The person or company indicated as the registrant in the WHOIS record is the owner of the domain. Beware of domain privacy services and technical problems that may cause your registrar or a 3rd party to be the owner of your domain name. If your registrar ever runs into trouble, you’ll be in a difficult position to retain your domain.

Monday, 5 May 2008

Book Publishing in a Digital World

Filed under: Cyberspace — Jan Goyvaerts @ 18:10

Most books are still published in print today, and print-on-demand is all the hype. I expect that both traditional printing and on-demand printing will disappear in favor of electronic platforms such as the Kindle. Only collectible works will still be print.