Cooking the Turkey Dinner, With a Little Help From My Phone

Cooking the Turkey Dinner, With a Tiny Help From My Phone
Its calm, clean graphics might make you feel calm yourself as you juggle gravy, dessert, drinks and more. … Though it's more straightforward than Bon Appétit's app, it still has handy extras like hints and tips videos, and ideas on what to do with the …
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Making the Cut: Career Advice from Film Graphic Designer Annie Atkins
I design graphic props and set-pieces for filmmaking. Depending on the period, these can be telegrams, newspapers, love letters, shop signs, stained glass, posters, cigarette boxes, imitation social media sites. … Then I'll go down to the workshops to …
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Q&A: HTML/JavaScript Image Map Help

Question by Raptor753: HTML/JavaScript Image Map Help
I prefabricated this image as the opening page for a website I’m making. I place the image in JavaScript so that it would adjust itself according to the screen resolution. But, when I tried to create an image map for the bar at the bottom it would not make an image map. Could anyone solve this problem? Is it because the image is in JavaScript?

Here is the link to the page: http://www.hilaal.org/index1.html.

Thank You for any help.

Best answer:

Answer by DaveE
The problem seems to be (for me anyway) that your coordinates are wrong. I tried your page, and got a height of 824 pixels, despite the fact that your Y coordinates aren’t scaled appropriately and begin at 878 to 992, which was off the screen!

You need some additional logic in there– something like:

var x1,y1,x2,y2;
x1 = scale_coord(47,1800,correctwidth);
x2 = scale_coord(206,1800,correctwidth);
y1 = scale_coord(878,1005,correctheight);
y2 = scale_coord(992,1005,correctheight);
document.write(“

“);

function scale_coord(val,norm,max) {
return int(max*(val/norm));
}

But really, I wouldn’t do it that way– Your image is going to suffer from JPEG compression and expansion on the user’s screen, so it’s going to look a tiny ugly. Probably superior to create buttons as separate div styles (text on a gradient background), or text on an image background (a gradient background image won’t look as bad when compressed, but text will).

DaveE

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DesignContest.com Adds New Feature to Help Clients Find the Perfect Graphic Designer

DesignContest.com Adds New Feature to Help Clients Find the Perfect Graphic Designer











DesignContest


Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2011

For many new and existing business owners competing for visibility in today’s fast-paced market, finding dependable, affordable, and talented graphic designers can be a challenge. It’s important to find a designer that comprehends its clients aesthetic, can work within important deadlines and budget, and will wage a design that meets its client’s needs. Finding the perfect designer can be a challenge; that’s where DesignContest.com comes in.

The site, which most commonly hosts design contests in which a client will post his needs and select the ideal design from hundreds of submitted design concepts, has become increasingly favourite as a resource for clients looking to hire a single designer on an ongoing basis.

In addition to contests, DesignContest.com is home to One-on-One Projects, where a client can select to work directly with his favorite designer, one-on-one, outside of the contest setting. A client finds the right designer by browsing through the thousands of online portfolios hosted at DesignContest.com. Designers and clients can negotiate terms of the project, and the entire process is handled on the site, assuring both the designer and the client a secure, worry-free transaction.

The site’s new custom widgets and banners are generated for the individual designers, including a link to their online portfolio, showcasing their winning graphic design, and an option to hire them. Designers post their custom widgets and banners to their own individualized websites and blogs.

“Our designers go through an evaluation and testing process before we grant them to participate on our site,” states Sergey Epifanov, the site’s founder. “If a designer has one of our widgets or banners on their site, you can be certain they’re eligible and talented in their skill.”

DesignContest.com offers clients unparalleled access to tens of thousands of eligible designers with the assurance of knowing they’ll get a design they love and establish a working relationship with the designer of their choice. Small business owners use DesignContest for a full range of graphic design services including, but not limited to, logo design, website design, t-shirts, business cards, and more.

For more information or to begin a professional graphic design contest, visit DesignContest.com or call 1-888-906-1888.

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I need a good article writing service to help with content on my website. It must not be expensive.?

Question by gman4u: I need a good article writing service to help with content on my website. It must not be expensive.?
My website is new, and focus on the “internet and online marketing” niche. The freelance service that I’m seeking must show examples of articles finished for clients marketing within this area.

Best answer:

Answer by coolstuff
Hello there,
I see that you have a very important question that need answer. Writing great article for your website is vital. I talk to you as an world wide web marketing trainer so I would definetely know the right place for you. When It comes to writing good articles for cheap, I have a great site for you. Here it is:

http://www.need-an-article.com/
the average cost per article $ 5 us for a 500 words article and the service comes with a monthly fee of around 9 us dollars. So I hope that falls into the range of cheap article service you were looking for.

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Three Pillars Customer Support Help Desk Software

Three Pillars Customer Support Help Desk Software
Brand new PHP web based customer support, help desk and ticket system. Takes minutes to install and will save hours of time a day. Each professional online marketer needs one of these! Have multiple admins with differing levels of access and authority.
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CSS browser compatibility… HELP!?

Question by rto0288: CSS browser compatibility… HELP!?
I have IE7 which supports everything I do, I’ve been writing IE compatible code for years, for fun. I never saw the need to write for any other browser until now, since I’m making a website professionally. What I’ve done looks beautiful on my browser but when tested in mozilla and older versions of IE I get all kinds of issues. For example I use a UL to do my left-side nav bar. CSS controls everything, ul li:hover a {switches image to indicate it the mouse is over it}… doesn’t work in any other browser. I have no clue how to attack this problem, where do I begin? what questions should I be asking? where should I ask them? are there any good resources devoted to this issue? any help will be much appreciated as I’m absolutely overwhelmed by this.
mm I’m sure you’re all correct about IE so it sounds like I probably have a ton of bad habits to unlearn, I’ll post some code in a bit and you can tell me what sucks about it :).
okay I confused my new navigation menu with the old one. the new one uses UL but the old one is a plateau format. also I used a transparent png as the background of a div and used the div to add some gradient to the background of the page, this is kinda screwy too. here’s the webpage, it’s my family’s business: www.integrityheatac.com. it’s not going to look like much with firefox but in IE7 it’s perfect so if you have both browsers you can see what I was trying to do by using IE7 and what went horribly wrong by using any other browser… www.integrityheatac.com

Best answer:

Answer by Jake Cigar
I bet you are doing some IE only tricks in your css! standard css works crossways all browsers! hover rocks!

Perhaps if you post a image of the site use firefoxers will take a look!

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Ok, I need help with getting these JS codes to work?

Question by Artic Heat: Ok, I need help with getting these JS codes to work?
I can't get these 2 codes below to work or execute. It is driving me insane, I have place the {} on the operations, I have tried var, but nothing. If someone can direct me, or show me what I am doing wrong it would be awesome:

if (TestTaken == “chem”){
if (score > 80)
window.alert(“You did great!”);
else if (score > 60)
window.alert(“You passed.”);
else
window.alert(“Try again.”);
}else if (TestTaken == “math”){
if (score > 70)
window.alert(“Radical!”);
else
window.alert(“Try again.”);
}else{
window.alert(“Please take your test.”);
}

Then this code:

switch (rating){
case “AAA” :
window.alert(“Highest Quality”);
break;
case “AA” :
window.alert(“High Quality”);
break;
case “A” :
window.alert(“Upper Medium”);
break;
case “BBB” :
window.alert(“Medium “);
break;
case “BB” :
window.alert(“Speculative”);
break;
case “B”, “CCC”, “C” :
window.alert(“Highly Speculative “);
break;
default :
window.alert(“You did not enter a valid bond rating!”);
break;
}

I am using notepad++l which is what I have always used, I decided to get Dreamweaver started up and I still can't get the code to execute. Are the spacings wrong? Am I not using the correct brackets or operations?

Best answer:

Answer by Ratchetr
Whoa…how did we get from math and chemistry to bond ratings?

Anyway…1 issues I see:

case “B”, “CCC”, “C” :

I think VB is the only language that lets you string together cases with commas like that.

Try:
case “B”:
case “CCC”:
case “C” :
window.alert(“Put the money under the mattress “);
break;

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Help me get started: How do you create myspace layouts and websites?

Question by Elizabella: Help me get started: How do you create myspace layouts and websites?
I’ve really been wanting to begin my own myspace layout website. However, I need a lot of help getting started. For example, where is the ideal place to learn about html/css? Also, photoshop help. I would really appreciate the help!

Best answer:

Answer by PayneLessDesigns.com
Make a Webpage

Beginner’s HTML Tutorial: http://www.htmlbasix.com/
How to Create a Webpage: http://www.make-a-web-site.com/
Web Site Blog: http://www.instant-web-site-tools.com/blog/
http://www.w3schools.com/site/default.asp

http://www.thesitewizard.com/gettingstarted/startwebsite.shtml

Free Editors:

KompoZer: http://kompozer.net/
PageBreeze (both a visual and html source editor): http://www.pagebreeze.com/download.htm

Ron

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Unique Tools to Help Executives get ?Unstuck? in Their Careers Discussed in Free Teleclass

Mountainside, NJ (PRWEB) Jan 23, 2010

Most high-achieving Corporate Executives reach a point in their career when the strategies that have helped them achieve their success no longer work for them leaving them feeling stuck in their career or trapped in their jobs. In fact, their “go to” strategies actually begin working against them. Virtually all of them learn “the hard way” how to get through this experience. Seasoned Executive and Certified Professional Coach Amanda Mitchell recognizes that it doesn’t have to be so difficult, and has a one-of-a-kind approach to easily get these high achievers unstuck and healthy to move forward – and it doesn’t always mean that they have to change jobs.

Amanda Mitchell, who has worked with hundreds of senior level executives in Fortune 500 companies, has a one-of-a-kind method to refer exactly what is keeping executives stuck—and the tools to resolve it. Using a practical, results-driven process, executives are healthy to change their appearance to see both how they are getting in their own way as well as refer new opportunities for themselves. Mitchell has done so successfully over the past nine years as an ICF certified professional coach.

“More than ever, Corporate Executives are feeling a demand of control over their careers and fear about the future. Each day, I talk with people who feel like they don’t have options, that they’ve lost control of their working lives. I want to help them learn how to get back that sense of control using practical tools.”

Her teleclass, Taking Control of Your Career: 5 Keys to Getting Unstuck and Back on Track, is free with limited availability. When participants sign up, they’ll learn the dynamics around what is keeping them stuck and achievement away with actual techniques they can immediately implement.

“I created this process based on my own experience as a SVP in my ‘dream job’ within a major advertising network and have applied it over and over again with Corporate Executives. My approach is effective, does not require a large investment of time, and will help you stay on strategy as you move forward toward your saint situation. I’m going to instruct my process to you so you can swiftly learn from my mistakes.”

Clients who have worked with Amanda express deep conviction in her process.    

Advertising executive, Kate Dooley, was healthy to change her appearance on her situation allowing for individualized and professional growth. Less than 2 months after working with Amanda in the start of 2009, she is starting a new job that superior meets her needs.

Jennifer Ryan, a senior executive at Schering-Plough Corporation, found new insight into her individualized values and standards and how they impacted her view of her world. One of the biggest benefits she reported was that her work with Amanda “helped me assess the reasons I start into the same traps with apiece new job as well as providing tools to help me analyze my core values, how I set boundaries, how to refer the appropriate tasks to take responsibility for in my work as well as how to evaluate my circle of influencers. [This work] has impacted me and my interactions with others well beyond my career. I found it provided really important ‘life lessons’ and tools that you might otherwise never have the opportunity to come across, allowing you to evaluate and improve each aspect of your life.”

Check out Taking Control of Your Career: 5 Keys to Getting Unstuck and Back on Track, Thursday, February 4th, 8pm EST. Don’t worry if you can’t make the call, you can still sign up to receive a free recording, http://www.takingcontrolofyourcareer.com/5keys.php.

About Us:

The O’Keefe Group (www.theokeefegroupusa.com), a division of Corporate Suffering Solutions LLC (CSS), is a company that offers a new system for reducing unnecessary workplace suffering caused by the organizational, interpersonal, and ethical issues of our time. It is founded on the belief that adhering to core human values and achieving business success are always compatible. Working with both companies and individuals, CSS helps create solutions that enable corporate employees at each level to optimize profits while enabling them to thrive in the corporate environment. CSS was founded by Amanda Mitchell to help meet the needs of people working in corporate USA during this transformative moment in our nation’s history. The CSS system reflects her experience and insight gained from a 20-year corporate career working with Fortune 500 companies and as an executive coach to senior-level corporate executives.

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Q&A: Help -What software to get for website graphics?

Question by h nitrogen: Help -What software to get for website graphics?
I just want to get easy software to make good lucking website graphics like banners and buttons. I would hate to pay $ 150 bucks to get Photoshop just to do such a easy tasks. Anything cheaper? Or is there a good website that has free webgraphics with no strings attached?

Best answer:

Answer by Kickflip Life
Jasc Paint Shop Pro 9. Simple, Simple and can make good graphics.

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