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Random thoughts of wisdom - the personal blog of Michael Holm Andersen

dummytext.in is now live!

Kim Jensen have released the first version of his new awesome text placeholder service as he writes on the site: DummyText.in is a super simple, free service that automatically adds placeholder text into your HTML templates, mockups, or websites during development. It's practically the LoremPixel ... [More]

It’s pretty safe to use CSS3 on your website!

Today most browsers support CSS3 / HTML5 (..even though the biggest limiting factor of course still is – older – versions of Internet Explorer!) And with the vast array of online CSS3 generators there really is no excuse for still using PNG and other old techniques to achieve dropshadows, rounded co... [More]

Composite C1 - THE best open source .NET CMS?

I’m in the process of making a small website for a customer and after KimJ have recommended Composite C1 several times, I figured it was time to give it a go! Composite C1 was originally a commercial CMS (develop by Danes), however this changed September 2010 where it became free and open source, of... [More]

Dozen of Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

Check this out – tons of good stuff: http://www.marcandangel.com/2010/11/15/12-dozen-places-to-self-educate-yourself-online/

Need an icon? Look no further…

Just a quick link: https://www.iconfinder.com My new favorite search engine for “all things icon(ic)”

Find your favorite Cheat Sheet

I talked to my students the other day about the concept of “Cheat Sheet”, which basically is (typical) one piece of paper which contains a concise set of notes used for quick reference. Of course there are quite a few “collection site” for these types of papers – so here are a couple of these sites... [More]

Firefox Addon – Cool add-on for SEO work

Came across a nice little plug-in for Firefox today while working with SEO optimization: Meta Description & Title on Top The add-on adds Description, Keywords and Title of the current page to the top for easy viewing, like this: Really useful when browsing your site and making sure you’re “... [More]

Visual Studio 2010 Pro Power Tools

Microsoft have released a set of extensions to Visual Studio Professional (and above) which improves developer productivity. I especially like the ‘Highlight Current Line’ feature which makes it easy to locate the line where the cursor is located, like this: Another cool feature is the ability t... [More]

Sidebar translation gadget

I’ve been looking for a translation gadget and today I (finally) found a good one: It uses Google as the “engine “, supports 43 languages and is free: http://www.photo-bon.com/en/translator_en.htm