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Blake Nancarrow uses a variety of web-based resources. This page is mostly for his convenience, so to access frequently-used or hard-to-remember URLs. Feel free to use these links. They are in no particular order.

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web sites we work with or built!

  • RASC Toronto: webmaster (and information technology chair) for the Toronto Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Blake supports and assists the authors and editors using content management system. Wrote administrative documentation. new!
  • Willz.ca: we helped build this web site, suggested an improved design, recommended tools, and did a bit of tutoring; it is managed by Will Zaraska; we regularly update it updated!
  • Blind & Deaf Motorsport: Blake designed the web site for the Targa Newfoundland race team. He updated it through the 2007 rally race event. He also hosted the multi-media site on his server.
  • Pit Bull Media: coached the business owner using FrontPage and recommended site good practices as he prototyped his site; periodic support for technical issues
  • ThinkSilo: consulted on web site design; wrote content for training materials; appears to be flash in the pan...
  • I. Firchuk: helped migrate user away from Word to FrontPage to build basic web pages for rental property business
  • R. Blyth: helped user with general web design techniques, graphics handling, in both Dreamweaver and GoLive on the Mac as they built their first client site (for a France winery)
  • BMWCC - Trillium Chapter: updated content through the dynamic editor and directly coding in HTML for the Ontario region site; Blake tried to coach staff on using the system
  • AMG: we assisted the Canadian office in freshening up the ASP web site front end; we reprogrammed in VBA the MS Access database on the MS IIS back end
  • Mrs. Fields Famous Cookies: we completely designed and built the first iteration of the site for the Canadian company using Dreamweaver establishing its web presence and providing a new revenue stream
  • SOCCI enhanced driving school web site for the Saab Owners Club of Canada Inc. was entirely designed and built by Blake from 2001 to 2005; decommissioned Mar 2007; 99% of the content produced by Blake now exists on the main club site
  • Klausz Dental Labs: updated site in 2002, did some redesigning (within confines of framed site), converted PowerPoint presentations
  • BMW Club of Canada: we took over and managed the BMWCC national web site from July 1997 to December 2002, established its present domain; taken over by Rolf Drommer
  • Avalon Training Group: we developed the training companys first site in 1998
  • Computer Trainers Network: Blake was very involved during the late-90s in the design and implementation of the CTNs site; he also worked on the MS Access database back end

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Blakes oft-used web development reference sites

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instant messaging

  • Blakes cross-product Instant Messenging emoticon charts
  • Cerulean Studios, makers of Trillian, a feature-rich, skinable, multi-platform instant messaging client (which I use at home)
  • Miranda, a compact, handy, multi-platform instant messaging client (which I have used while on the road)
  • Pidgin, a popular (free GPL) multi-platform client on Linux, supporting AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, GoogleTalk, GroupWise, ICQ, IRC, MSN, MySpaceIM, QQ, SIMPLE, SameTime, XMPP, Yahoo, and Zephyr! It is also available for Windoze and Mac... updated!

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miscellaneous

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Computer Ease specific

  • old Computer Ease web site (warning! lots of busted and bad HTML)
  • old courseware ftp download area

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cars, driving, etc.

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entertainment

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astronomy

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fun examples of HTML

 

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