Crack the Mysterious Server Response Codes

Updated June 7, 2011

Doc Sheldon

This is a guest post by Mariana Fang Lin, explaining some of the common server response codes we all run into now and then.


Are you one of the many people who look at server response codes as some mysterious encrypted message left by servers just to confuse you? Are you clueless as to their basic meanings and don’t feel like it’s worth your time to learn these codes? Let me persuade you to give it a chance and get a basic understanding of what server response codes are saying. There are not that many codes that you need to memorize to get the basics and they’ll help you all along the way. So buckle down for a few minutes and read this article for server response code basics. These are some of the most important and most frequent ones you will likely come across. [Read more…]

A Great Firefox Tip for Users With Resource Issues

Updated September 25, 2010

Doc Sheldon

A friend in the Dojo pointed something out today that came as a bit of a surprise to me. It probably shouldn’t have, as it has obviously been around quite a while. But in case I’m not the only one around here that missed, it, I’m sharing it here. Many of you are probably already aware of it, but then, many of you are younger than I am, and perhaps even a bit more alert (although I’m pretty sharp, after my nap).

So hush up and respect your elders!

Firefox is set by default to do a great many things. A few of them are readily altered via your menu bar. Others are not so easily changed. Or for that matter, even visible. [Read more…]