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Many of you jr. skulkers have used our link called "Read & Search archived issues" and you may have been disappointed by the search engine. We were using the search that comes with the Microsoft Front Page product, but it had two serious faults: the Results page only showed the dates of the newsletters that contained your search terms, but no other information. You had to open every hit to see why your search terms were in there, and often it wasn't anything relevant. Also if you tried to search on a part of a URL, it wouldn't find anything. Suppose you remembered an article about a company with a URL of http://www.xxxxx.com and you tried to search on "xxxxx". That wouldn't work; you would have had to put the entire URL into the search field.
We fixed all this
over last weekend by switching the search function over to atomz.com,
and recommend that you look into this free search engine if you run
your own web site. You don't need to run any software, CGI
programs, or anything like that. The atomz.com robot visits your
site, indexes everything, and stores the results on their
server. You can specify a lot of details about what and how the
robot should index, and how the search form and search results should
look. Check out our new search page to see how this free service
works. Atomz.com has a paid service with even more options, but
the free one seems fine to us.
Many of you jr. skulkers have taken advantage of
our free web-based email service that gives you email boxes in the
format email@example.com . If you haven't tried this yet,
just click on our web page link "Free email" The
company that does the hosting of this service, http://www.everyone.net,
has added several enhancements they want us to tell you about:
Jr. Skulker Louka Dlagnekov wrote to tell us about several shareware programs he wrote and hopes other jr. skulkers will try. WebSkulker installed the StarFTP and WinTree programs and likes them.
Thanks to Jr. Skulker MediaHound for telling us about this site that has thousands of screen savers, wallpaper pictures, fonts, and desktop themes that you can install in your Windows system. Everything is well indexed, and hundreds of the files have been rated with 1 through 5 stars (actually plus signs) by the author of the site.
Jr. Skulker Robert Illes told us about this site that has 16 Java applets that are fun to play with. Assuming you have Java turned on in your web browser (the default), these should work simply by visiting the site and choosing one. Many of them have the source code available, if you want examples for learning Java yourself. Robert's favorite was Kaleidoscope Painter at:
Dr. Seuss Explains Computers
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