6 posts tagged with web by boombot.
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What are the best-designed news sites?

Looking for examples of a newspaper and tv news sites that have a well-designed approach to integrating high volumes of content and nav. At any location, in any language, etc.
posted by boombot on Jul 11, 2013 - 7 answers

Safari Bookmark That Controls Scroll Position

In Safari 6, I have a folder of bookmarks on the Bookmarks Bar that I visit each day by right-clicking and choosing "Open in Tabs". I'd like one of those bookmarks to open to a specific vertical scroll position on the page in question. Is that do-able? [more inside]
posted by boombot on Nov 29, 2012 - 2 answers

I need a tool to replace DabbleDB

The online database tool DabbleDB is closing up shop this Wednesday. It's a great tool - excellent ui, cloud availability for data entry and access, easy RSS feeds. Any recommendations on another tool that offers the same? I've looked at Zoho and found it inferior in every way.
posted by boombot on May 16, 2011 - 0 answers

Best Free File Sharing Script?

Four years ago, Aaorn asked after "free software that will let me set up a document dropbox on my web server. Basically I want to upload files and then have them be available -- through a nice-looking interface -- to users of my choosing." TooManyGadgets recently posted a question that brought DropBox to my attention, and after littleme was kind enough to share a DropBox beta invite, I wanted to revisit the original question. Obviously, there are lots of free scripts that offer the ability to do server-based file-sharing, but which is the best (security + ease of use, with free preferred but not necessary)? [more inside]
posted by boombot on Jun 11, 2008 - 5 answers

How do I figure out which pages on a web site are wider than X amount of pixels?

How can I analyze the width of specific site's web pages? I'm envisioning either a list of links for pages exceeding a certain amount of pixels or a table that lists every page title, along with the link and the page's width.
posted by boombot on Mar 18, 2008 - 7 answers

Web Hosting 101

For those who pay for web hosting: I'm about to look for my first web host. What information, be it about privacy, or questions to ask, or really anything, should I have/look for as I shop around? I'll gladly take anything, I'm quite green.
posted by boombot on Jan 30, 2006 - 14 answers

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