Archive for June, 2006

Google Checkout Launched

Friday, June 30th, 2006

Google Checkout was released to the public earlier today. Google Checkout is basically Google’s equivalent of Paypal. In Google’s own words:
For merchants, Google Checkout is a new way to process sales. It works with Google AdWords to make it easy for shoppers to find you and buy from you.
You can get a quick summary of […]

Firefox Scrollbar Pushing Content Left

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

I just spent about an hour trying to work out why a CSS layout I was working on suddenly jumped left when I clicked on certain pages in Firefox, but not in Internet Explorer.
It turns out I made the silly mistake of forgetting Firefox pushes content left when the vertical scroll bar appears! ie. If […]

Bloody Typos

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

You’ve spent hours trying to find a bug in your code. Why is your program/script not doing such a simple task!? I mean, you’ve done the same thing a million times before. The code is so easy. It should work.
Then it hits you.
You’ve spent hours trying to find a problem that didn’t really exist. What […]

Adsense API

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

When I first read the title Introducing the Adsense API beta I got quite excited.. Until I realised exactly what the API is for and who it’s targeted at.
The key part to read is:
We’ve started taking applications from people whose sites receive a minimum of 100,000 daily page views. To be eligible, your site must […]