Software Blog Posts

  • Write a well structured CSS file without becoming crazy
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software crazy CSS File
    Big CSS  files can be complex to manage but  a good  structured code can help you to make your life simpler. This  is  a descriptive post  about  how  to write a well  structured CSS  file. I already spoken about  code readability in CSS ...
  • Managing Permissions
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software Managing Permissions
    There is a command for managing permissions called “chmod”.  This means “change mode”.Basic syntax for this command is: chmod [who][how to change][permissions to modify] [file or directory name] The “who” can be:...
  • Changing Owners and Groups
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software Changing Groups Owners
    chown There are two commands that we can use to change the owning user and group of a file.  The first is chown which means “change owner”. The syntax for this is: chown [user]:[group] [file or directory] Let’s look at an example:...
  • Permisison Shortcuts
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software Permisison Shortcuts
    Sometimes, the chmod commandline can get long and tedious.  There is another way to specify permissions for files and directories.  The syntax is as follows: chmod xxx [file or directory name] While we are using only three digits in this example, t...
  • Top-Down approach to simplify your CSS code
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software code CSS Top-Down
    What  is the correct approach to design a CSS  file?  In this post  I want  to  return  to  talk  about  a  topic  very popular on my blog about which  I  already  dedicated  two popular  posts  (optimize your CSS  files  to  imp...
  • Ajax basic: create your first XMLhttpRequest file
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software Ajax basic File
    In our site root  we create a new  folder AJAX and a file called ajax_framework.js where we will add in the next  lessons all  the javascript functions to use Ajax functionalities with our site. Open  ajax_framework.js  and  copy and  past ...
  • Clean and pure CSS FORM design
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software Clean CSS design FORM pure
    Some  readers  of my blog hate html  tables  and often ask to me which  is  the  better way  to design FORMS  with CSS,  without using  tables to place each form element  in a  table’s cell.  How  I said some time ago… tabl...
  • Useful guidelines to improve CSS coding and maintainabilityDeveloping  CSS  code  for  websites  with  a  complex  layout structure can  be an hard  work  for  a web  designer. But  in  this situation, an harder work is writing code in order to simplify the continuous maintainability process.
  • Linux File Permissions
    on Feb 22, 2009 in Software File Linux Permissions
    ● Let’s say I were to ask to borrow car keys and credit card for a trip to Las Vegas for the weekend.  You would probably not allow this, correct? ● What about if I asked to borrow your phone for a local call?  Or to borrow your computer...