With the help of Randy from the forums who suggested Picasa support for the XMP module, I reprogrammed the XMP module to be able to process both Windows Live Photo Gallery and Picasa XMP face and tag data saved in the photo. You can download the newest module here. Please let me know of any bugs in the forum.
I finally got around to styling the title of the blog (see above!). It really isn’t all too difficult, and in this post, I want to go over what I needed to do. The short answer is: change the header.php file and add some css.
In a recent issue of Physics Today, Philip J. Wyatt wrote a commentary titled “Too many authors, too few creators”. I found the commentary to be a bit lacking, so I decided to write in with a letter to the editor, which appeared in the August, 2012 issue of Physics Today; I wasn’t the only one to write back. Continue reading
With Kevin’s posts about a firewall setting that prevented the internet check from working in the plugin, I have recoded the check to simply look for a response from the online gallery. If the response is received, the computer is deemed connected to the internet. Download the new install file here. I suggest that you uninstall the previous version first.
Having fixed a bug with the help of Quirin in the forums, I’m releasing Publish On Gallery 3 as a “1.0″ piece of software. The bug fix was to deal with some different URL rewriting conditions that were causing a connection attempt to fail. The method proposed by Quirin was much more general and should work for more rewriting rules.
In this tutorial, I want to share how I went about using the <skin:genericNav> tag from FarCry, combined with a custom function, to create an archive of similarly categorized items. This culd be considered similar to WordPress’s category or tag view, in which all the posts matching the category are shown. I’ve extended this idea for FarCry by allowing any number of different types to be shown.
Now, some of the actions in this blog post / video are a bit hokey, but the idea of being able to seamlessly go from Windows Phone to Surface to Slate just sounds awesome. This is where Microsoft should spend some more money on.
This made me laugh when I saw it. Yup, gmail is gaining the ability to “preview” your email:
Sometimes, though, I want to see more than snippets, which is why I’m happy to announce that you can now preview messages in your inbox using a new feature in Gmail Labs called Preview Pane. It’s probably a very familiar layout to those of you who have used Gmail on a tablet device.