Alan Williamson's personal output as a Java Champion, BlueDragon Founder, J2EE Architect,
Large Scale Cloud expert, Author, Speaker, and Internet Guru

Asterpix sets a new standard in online video

Asterpix shows us what we can now do with online video from the likes of YouTube and MySpace. Live in-video bookmarking!
Friday, 28 September 2007

Is sucking up all your bandwidth?

Page-Store is a new company that is utilising Amazon's servers to crawl the bejesus out of the web much to the annoyance of many site owners. What has Amazon gone and done here?
Tuesday, 7 August 2007

Blog-City launches its new beta template system

Blog-City launches their new template system allowing raw access to the underlying HTML for their blogs.
Friday, 3 August 2007

Legal Email Signatures - Fight back

Ever received an email with a paragraph or two attached to the bottom of it detailing what you can and can't do with the email? Accept it no more. Send them an invoice straight back for the time, cost and distress! Fight back.
Tuesday, 10 July 2007

Add context signatures to your RSS at Blog-City

Our blogs now come with a variety of optional RSS signatures that display quick links to leaving comments and adding in a list of relevant articles based on your tags.
Thursday, 3 May 2007

Your WIKI awaits - WIKI at Blog-City gets even better!

One small update for man, a huge leap for WIKI kind. We've added the ability to mark certain pages as completely publicly editable. Allows for a great flow of information.
Tuesday, 1 May 2007

Uncle Tim paints blog utoptia complete with badges

Just as the day follows night, guess who has stepped up and offered up the first CodeOfConduct document for all us bloggers to follow and make the world a happier place.
Wednesday, 11 April 2007

Blog-City adds RSS Financial Support to its blogs

We've just added support for the RSS Financial extension that lets you embed company stock symbols in outgoing RSS feeds.
Tuesday, 10 April 2007

Blog-City adds a full blown WIKI to every blog

Blog-City is proud to announce the immediate availability of a full blown WIKI with all its blogs. Start utilizing the power of WIKI within your blog site.
Monday, 2 April 2007

PodServe moves to a paid-for exclusive service

PodServe moves to a paid for model signaling plans to stay around. Not every modern internet company has a land-grab mentality with a view for selling out to a Google or a Yahoo. Some like us, want to provide an honest service for an honest charge.
Friday, 23 March 2007

75% of Google's Blogspot are spam blogs - PC World claims

Google's BlogSpot is one of the most popular services for spammers to host their blogs and content.
Friday, 23 March 2007

After 4 months, we release v6 of Blog-City

Version 6 of Blog-City hits the air waves so what has been done and why.
Wednesday, 7 March 2007


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