For my home PCs I typically run the latest and greatest web browsers. I even run Internet Explorer 9 which is even not that bad™. Lately I’ve been vacillating between Firefox and Chrome. At my wife’s work they’re now using Internet Explorer 8. That’s an improvement, they’ve been on version 6 for years. This blog’s… Read more It’s not my fault, the wife uses Internet Explorer 8
I may have been under a rock lately. I saw on Reddit that Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 supported StartSSL certificates. So as a goof I signed up at https://www.startssl.com/ and applied for a free server certificate. I generated via their web page a certificate for blog.dembowski.net, installed it on my apache server and started using… Read more SSL certs for free and not self signed?
Making the Google embedded code XHTML Strict was pretty easy and involved replacing <iframe> with <object> and massaging some of the parameters. This works in Firefox and Opera. Naturally it does not work in Internet Explorer 7. There is a hack that might get it to work which I will keep fooling around with. The… Read more Object replaces iframe (and does not work in IE7 for this use)