Wednesday, 30 May 2007

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Tweaking color curves with GIMP

I've mentioned the GIMP image editing program before, and why you might want to acquire a copy. Below, an explanation of how to use it to quickly turn this:

into this:

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Saturday, 19 May 2007

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BBCode Test

UPDATE 21 May, 15:51: Fixed!

Fixing something maybe only I can see...
mee.nu's help page:

(The last line of this comment is what broke it.)
Test code follows...
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Saturday, 05 May 2007

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Why asking the browser to resize your images might not be a good idea

If you've played around with web design, you're probably aware that the "img" tag includes an attribute that can tell the browser to resize the image that you send it:

"If the values specified in the width and height attributes are different than the actual dimensions of the graphic, the browser will resize the graphic to match the specified dimensions.  If you specify a percentage value for width and height, the browser will resize the image to the desired proportions."  --Jennifer Niederst, Web Design In a Nutshell, O'Reilly, 1999
Convenient, but not always a good idea.  Now read on...

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Thursday, 03 May 2007

Beta

More layout strangeness

This time on this page.  Screenshots below...

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