Archive for the 'bandnews' Category

PHP and Multibyte

April 5th, 2005 by Alexander Kirk | Comments Comments Off

ever messed around with umlauts or other non [a-z] letters? it's quite horrible. for the german speaking region there are mainly two encoding types: iso8859-1 and utf-8. the former encodes each letter with one byte by extending old 7-bit ascii with 127 more letters, amongst others also umlauts. utf-8 includes up to 32,640 more letters […]

live search

March 23rd, 2005 by Alexander Kirk | Comments Comments Off

I have just integrated a cool new feature into bandnews: while typing, matching bands are now displayed underneath the searchbox. cool and fast alternative to the band dropdown.

returned to vienna

March 23rd, 2005 by Alexander Kirk | Comments Comments Off

i'm back in vienna once again.. spent some time at berlin. went to 2 concerts (gustav and monta) but also worked on bandnews. now there are magazines integrated with bandnews, too. starting with 3 german ones (laut.de, spex.de and tonspion.de) we will integrate even more mags step by step. furthermore some major bugs with news […]

my bandnews

November 8th, 2004 by Alexander Kirk | Comments Comments Off

new feature available at bandnews! at my.bandnews.org you can choose your favorite bands. those bands' news are then displayed on a single page. go there!!

new project pages

October 19th, 2004 by Alexander Kirk | Comments Comments Off

new pages about projects are available: bandnews and monta. i've done these while my current finishing-my-studies-phase.