This is the page 98 of 113 of the blog archive. On this page you have articles from 30 Jun 2004 to 15 Jun 2004.

Travel preparations

This trip will be headed to the Black Sea, and possibly to the Caucasus region. Research for the Caucasus part of the trip has been going on for quite a while, but now it looks like the area might be a bit too restless for travel.

Content Creation with SMS

The SMSs are sent to an old Ericsson R520 mobile phone which is connected to a Linux box running gsmsmsd from gsmlib. New SMSs are forwarded to Routa MC as emails, which are imported into Midgard using fetchmail and the OpenPSA mail import script supportmda.pl. Then the SMSs are handled by a Midgard page which has the following code:

Nemein's New Visual Guidelines

Over half of the new business Nemein gets comes through the Web site, so it makes sense to put some effort into improving it. The old site was very product-focused and didn't really communicate how the company works.Design goals for the new site included:Highlight solutions instead of the (Open Source) products behind themHighlight Nemein's client list and some case studiesExplain...

Standard Labels in XHTML Layouts

Using standard CSS classes was one of the ideas I posted on practical CMS interop. If different Content Management Systems and web scripts could standardize on these keeping layouts synchronized between them would be very easy.In his follow-up, Andy provides a more detailed list and structure of IDs to use. This could well be the starting point for standardization.Updated 2004-06-23...

Planets and Reading Lists

My full weblog is aggregated to Planet Midgard, Summer Source Blogs and Midgard developers on OSCOM.In addition to aggregating all posts, the Midgard category is aggregated to Planet PHP, the Business category to Linux Greenhouse Blogs and the OSCOM category to Planet OSCOM. OpenPSA News are generated from my OpenPSA category.These aggregators combined with people reading the weblog with news...

Tampere Experience

On friday we ate well in the Viking restaurant Harald, and enjoyed some beers in the Plevna microbrewery. Walking around in the Finlayson area of 19th century industrial architecture was also very nice.Unfortunately the Center party had their national convention in the city during the weekend, and we had trouble finding accommodation. With luck we were finally able to get...

Making Web Scripts Validate

When standards-conscious designers validate their XHTML and CSS templates, everything is nicely compliant up until the point where they start tying in the necessary automated systems like ad software, CMSes, or e-commerce apps. The tools then get in the way and code is needed to fix validation, but a lot of designers don’t code.

OpenPSA User Documentation Online

The most complete sections are Personnel, Projects and Sales.Whole OpenPSA documentation section is Open Content available under a Creative Commons license. using standards based web design methods.Hosting for the website is provided by our partner Finnish Teleservice Center. User training is handled by TMV-Vision.TMV-Vision has a news release in Finnish about the site launch.

Minor Blog Updates

Commenting was implemented with the net.nemein.discussion component using the methods described on Midgard site. Since I'm starting to get overwhelmed with spam, commenting my blog posts might be a good way to reach me.So far all commenters will only be identified as "Anonymous Poster". I might provide some friends later with their own accounts to make moderation easier.There have also...