Archive for the 'PC Doctor Programming' Category

Firefox extension development tutorial

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

Want to create your own [tag]Firefox[/tag] [tag]extensions[/tag]?  Check out this great tutorial on how to do just that. Covered Are: Development overview Environment Setup Configuration Files Creating GUIs The Backend Preferences Localization Distribution Security (via Quick Tips Online)

Adding custom buttons to the new Google Toolbar

Monday, January 30th, 2006

OK, in this post I'm going to show you how to create a simple custom button for the new [tag]Google Toolbar beta 4[/tag].  I'll base this short article on the custom button that I created for this site earlier today (download here). That these buttons do is allow you to create a button that lets […]

Button for Google Toolbar V4

Monday, January 30th, 2006

Search this site with this cool button fo the new [tag]Google Toolbar[/tag]! Creating your own is pretty straight-forward - Google have made details available here. Remember you need the new version of the Google Toolbar to make use of this! Later on I'll create a quick tutorial for making them. Enjoy!

Kong Xbox 360 glitch

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

I thought that everyone knew that if you program and test on high-end gear, you're eventually going to run into trouble with legacy devices - and it seems that this is exactly what has happened to game maker [tag]Ubisoft[/tag] with their [tag]Kong[/tag] video game for the [tag]Xbox 360[/tag]. According to BBC News, players to try to play […]

How many programmers does it take to create a security vulnerability?

Monday, December 12th, 2005

One uncomfortable fact that the recent [tag]SonyBMG[/tag] [tag]DRM[/tag] story has uncovered is that programmers aren't taking the necessary care to protect the end user from security vulnerabilities resulting from the use of their code.  I mean, how else can you explain the whole fiasco – both [tag]First4Internet[/tag] and [tag]SunnComm[/tag] (rival companies making [tag]copy-protection[/tag] software) released […]