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§ Most important things to remember

"Keep It Simple Stupid!"  (KISS principle)

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it!"

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§ External links to new windows

Ok, there's lots of REALLY HEATED discussions about this topic all over the web.  I'm not looking for arguments; I'm just posting what I do here in this blog.

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§ Format apache directory listing

The default directory listing apache shows is controlled by mod_autoindex and it has some options available.

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§ My XP startup items

I have a couple of shortcuts in my startup folder.  These are the "Target" lines of the shortcuts.

The first one gets rid of explorer's showing every zip file as a folder.  You know how many zip files I've got?  The /s at the end makes it not show a dialog box when it's finished.

%windir%\system32\regsvr32.exe /u zipfldr.dll /s

The second maps w: to my localhost root.  Good ol' DOS commands!

%windir%\system32\subst.exe w: e:\wamp\www

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§ Simple AJAX request

Almost all of my AJAXing is to simply grab the output of a source and stuff it in in a div.  In previous posts you can see what I've been using for a long time, but I wanted to make a function I wouldn't have to edit every time I used it in a project.

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Oppuk gazed down at the creature in disgust.  Not only had it forced its barbaric name upon him, it smelled of floral aromatics, which the denizens of this world often applied to themselves in the mistaken belief that the natural scents of their bodies were noisome, while blatant artificial odors were somehow more acceptable.
Oppuk, The Course of Empire, Eric Flint & K.D. Wentworth