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I'm Peter Steiner and live in Bern, Switzerland.
This is my personal site and its contents do not necessarily express the opinion of my employer or other parties.
Category Archives: The Web
For some time now I wanted to change my weblog to a server based one. I did no extensive research, but what I read about WordPress made my try it first locally and then for good. So far I’m happy … Continue reading
Ever since I started my blog, I was looking for a neat solution to upload my internet pages whenever Nanoblogger updates the local copy. I didn’t want just a recursive upload, because some directories (e.g. data) shouldn’t be publicly accessible. … Continue reading
The Firefox New York Times Ad is finally out (PDF or a smaller PNG); it took much longer than the German ad in the FAZ 😉
While reading an interview with Tim Berners-Lee concerning the Semantic Web, I stumbled for the second time in a couple of days over the friend of a friend project FOAF. I don’t know if FOAF has a future or if … Continue reading
Because Gimp 2.0 doesn’t support the Windows icon format yet, I looked for another way to create a favicon.ico file with Gimp running under Mac OS X. The Web recommends at least three different conversion tools for this task: ppmtowinicon … Continue reading
I have evaluated a weblog software for a server without fancy options like CGI, Perl or PHP. I found BlogMax, Nanoblogger and Thingamablog and chose Nanoblogger for its Spring Theme and because it stores the entries in flat files.