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Greek Letters in a Captcha

Most of us hate them, especially hackers and script kiddies. Captchas are used to thwart automatic form submissions to websites by bots and scripts. Security is important but the captchas have gone way too far. It’s one thing to distort

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How To Quickly Setup A PHPBB Subdomain

Setting up phpBB is fairly simple enough. But this will help set it up using a subdomain (e.g. forum.mydomain.com). You start by adding a record to your DNS. This is usually done through your domain registrar (e.g. GoDaddy.com, NetworkSolutions.com). Add

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Why Internet Explorer Sucks: Part 1

First I want to say that I was like you once.  I only used Internet Explorer because it worked for what I needed it to.  As my web programming career became full time, I came to realize just how faulty,

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Compact Privacy Policy: P3P In Two Easy Steps

I realize the importance of having a privacy policy just isn’t what it used to be right after 9/11.  Some time ago, Microsoft started to support displaying compact privacy statements (3).  You can easily view P3P statements by clicking ‘View’

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FireFox Addon Faves Causes 404 Errors

This is in response to my earlier post: https://shrimpwagon.wordpress.com/2008/09/18/mysterious-firefox-addon-causing-404-errors-authoring-rotatorgif/ I have located the error, finially.  FireFox addon Faves, causes a request to the server when the user is adding the particular page to their “faves.”  When the user clicks the

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Mysterious FireFox Addon Causing 404 Errors: authoring-rotator.gif

So yesterday I decided to have our server email ALL 404 errors to my email address.  OMG! It was really crazy at first but slowly I chipped away at all of them.  Well, today and yesterday, I keep seeing something

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