Google recently released a simple way to find out what your public facing IP is that can come in handy for many people. This can simply be found by searching for “my ip” in a Google search box. At the top of the search results, you will now see your public IP address!
As nice as this is, it makes sites like www.whatismyip.com and others pretty obsolete. Might be an ideal time for them to look at just profiting on the domain name!
More information on the service can be found on Google’s website: https://www.google.com/support/websearch/bin/answer.py?answer=1696588
Standardizing web development is often an interesting time. The one thing that I have noticed since becoming a full time developer is that everybody has their way to develop, and they all feel they are right. Like everything else in our web standards series, choosing any development style should work. The important part making it the standard for your company and wrapping documentation around it. Now lets look at the right way to develop (my way!)… (more…)