Seb Duggan

Web development blog

  1. Using cfthread to speed up your web service calls

    Set service calls to fire-and-forget if the result is not critical

  2. Tip: make sure your new IPs are clean

    A sordid history for an IP can have an influence on the visibility and reputation of your site

  3. CSS tip for centered site designs

    Avoid the sideways jump of content between pages of different lengths

  4. ORM gotcha: Hibernate reserved words

    Words to avoid when naming your CF ORM entities

  5. Serving web fonts from IIS

    Ensure MIME types are set up for fonts files you want to serve

  6. Stop mail clients auto linking text as URLs

    A simple tip using invisible zero-width spaces

  7. Handling initial display states for jQuery-enhanced pages

    Avoid seeing elements on the page before jQuery hides them