Articles posted on April 15th, 2004

FileMaker 7: Supports Quartz Text Smoothing – sort of

Thursday, April 15th, 2004 • 11:39 pm

The other thing that I noticed in FileMaker Developer 7 right away is that the application finally supports Mac OS X’s Quartz Text Smoothing. I like Quartz Text Smoothing. I much prefer it to the font anti-aliasing schemes used in previous versions of the Mac OS. And I prefer it to non-anti-aliased text in most […]

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FileMaker 7: Doesn’t support full keyboard access

Thursday, April 15th, 2004 • 11:19 pm

I’ve only just installed FileMaker 7. I am using the Developer version, but I suspect the problems are the same throughout the family of applications. I’ve just spent hours developing a database solution in FileMaker Developer 6, so I am more than acutely aware of the many problems with the FileMaker interface. There are far […]

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Spam referrers and other weird spam-like behaviours

Thursday, April 15th, 2004 • 4:48 am

Thanks to John Gruber’s post on his new Preferences page, I now know why I keep seeing the URLs of various porn sites in my referrers log, as if these porn sites were actually referring to my blog pages. It turns out that it’s apparently a spam-like strategy intended to increase the page ranking of […]

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