Google+

I am really excited about the new Google+ social network. Google has been lacking in the social space for a long time and many of their attempts seemed promising. I really think this is their chance to take on Facebook, and from what is demonstrated in the following video, they will most likely one up them. The huge benefit Google will be able to provide it’s users comes in the form of integrated search along with integration with their very popular Android platform. Google will be able to use many of the features in their new social product to better offer search results to their users. They may even get to the point of being able to have an intelligent guess in what you are searching for.

I haven’t been interest in Facebook for some time now, to me they have sort of stopped being the innovator and social driver they once were. Don’t get me wrong Facebook is still a great way to connect with friends and family but a lot of their new features are more creepy then useful. Call me a Google fan boy but I have total faith that Google has finally achieved a viable player in social networking. Now only if I could get an invite…

Anyways check out this video describing Google+ a little more:

Internet Explorer and Ordered List Bug

Today, I happen to run into, what I thought, was a really strange  bug in Internet Explorer 7 and below. Since, it took me awhile to find an answer to this problem I thought I could shed some further light on it. The problem I ran into was Internet Explorer was not counting the items in an ordered list correctly. Instead of 1,2,3,4,5,6 IE was outputting 1,1,1,1,1,1. Further, the problem also made the numbered bullet appear towards the bottom of the list item when they contain multiple lines. I found the answer to my problem at kirupa.com.

The first problem of the miscounting can be solved by doing the following:

.container ol
{
   list-style-type: decimal;
}
.container ol li
{
   display: list-item; 
}

Then for the second problem where the numbers line up to the bottom of the list elements just add the code in red:

.container ol li
{
   display: list-item;
   vertical-align:top;
}

That should take care of that problem. I hope this helps you out and keeps some headaches away.