I've seen a huge spike lately in WorldMaps traffic -- no doubt in part thanks to Andrew for talking about it in his blog! Thanks Andrew!As the hits and new users are pouring in, I've noticed two trends that I need to consider. First: there are a few commercial sites out there using WorldMaps. I hadn't really given this much thought (and by commercial, I mean a site that seems to be advertiser-driven and/or apparently subsidized somehow). There's nothing wrong ... [More]
By popular demand (that's, um, 2 users) I've made a 160-pixel wide version of WorldMaps thumbnail. This makes it a bit more convenient for narrower navbar panels where the 200 pixel wide version was too wide. Of course, you can override the default by specifying a width/height in the image tag, but nothing looks as good as the original. To take advantage of this, specify a thumb_160 value for the size parameter, like so:<img src="http://www.structuretoobig.com/map/getmap.aspx?user... [More]
Jim Duffy over at TakeNote let me know about a few training classes he has coming up, covering VB.NET and ASP.NET. Check it out on his site! The classes aren't free, but it's a great way to get up to speed on these technologies. Jim often co-presents with me at several events, like the .NET U classes and code camps, and is also VB MVP (don't hold that against him! :)).