IE6ify Bookmarklet

August 8, 2020 Raphael 0

Perhaps one of the most known projects of ElbertF, the IE6ify Bookmarklet. He has managed to reproduce exactly how websites were likely to look like in Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) all thanks to a simple bookmarklet. Individuals usually neglect just how much of a monopolistic juggernaut Microsoft once was: Web Explorer 6, at its optimal in 2004, thanks to its packing with Windows XP, was […]

Swiftlet 3.0

August 5, 2020 Raphael 0

Swiftlet, a light-weight PHP framework built for speed and security launched by Raphael several years ago in it’s version Swiftlet 1.1 Stable (see below more about that original version). Over time however, a lot of functionality was added and started to suffer from feature creep. The original intention of creating a maintainable framework that was easy to pick up was a bit lost. After a […]

Free transform plugin for Raphaël JS

August 2, 2020 Raphael 0

After doing some research for work involving client-side image manipulation, he did focus on creating Raphaël, a JavaScript library that simplifies working with vector graphics on the web. One thing he was struggling from time to time was applying multiple transformations to an element. When rotating an object the coordinate plane rotates with it which means dragging no longer works as one might expect (e.g. […]

How to store passwords safely with PHP and MySQL

August 1, 2020 Raphael 0

Password storage is an extremely important issue which many webmasters struggle with. I have to say that even in my years online, I have never come across any site that was completely password free. As far as I can tell, the only site which has ever offered a fully password free option (which is still available) is PayPal. But why is password storage such a […]