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News and information about the latest developments at www.cryer.co.uk:

April 2014
With the rise in the number of news related sites (such as World News Today) we are considering starting a directory of such sites.
January 2014
Happy new year. One of the objectives for the new year is to look into making the www.cryer.co.uk site more smart phone friendly.

Did you know: Most expensive city in the World: San Francisco, the most expensive city in the U.S. 1. San Francisco 2. New York 3. Boston 4. Washington, D.C. 5. Los Angeles. www.diaalnews.com

November 2013
A review of CheckErr has been added to the list of link checkers.
January 2013
New version of CryCopy released.
June 2012
New version of Web Site Publisher released. Web Site Publisher is possibly the easiest and quickest way to publish a website to the web.
March 2012
A review of the Screaming Frog SEO Spider has been added to the list of link checkers.
November 2011
The banner ads page has had a refresh. The list of online banner creation sites now includes a star rating and the newcomer "sguazzo" has joined the list of banner creation sites listed.
vhdisk.com has been added to the list of online storage providers.
A new utility has been released - CryEcho - like the standard "echo" command line command this displays a message to standard out, but unlike "echo" it does not add a newline. This gives extra flexibility to batch files - although realistically the majority of batch files would not benefit from the added flexibility.
October 2011
Published an updated version of the "Slide show with links" script. The new version supports image fade for all major browsers.
July 2011
New JavaScript article added "How to auto-grow a textarea".
May 2011
New version of Web Site Publisher released. Web Site Publisher is possibly the easiest and quickest way to publish a website to the web.
A review of Techinline Remote Desktop has been added to the list of remote desktop control solutions listed on this site.
March 2011
Site policies have been moved to their own separate page - see site policies.
February 2011
Published a set of site policies. These will be reviewed from time to time and are intended to address some of the questions and emails we receive from time to time.

Major revamp to the site appearance. Some would say long over due. Some additional minor changes yet to come.

December 2010
New version of Web Site Publisher released. Web Site Publisher is possibly the easiest and quickest way to publish a website to the web.
November 2010
CryCopy the command line equivalent of Web Site Publisher has now been made available for general download. Previously this was available on request only.
July 2010
New version of Web Site Publisher released. Web Site Publisher is possibly the easiest and quickest way to publish a website to the web.
June 2010
New version of CryPing (the popular network connectivity tool) released. Now with the ability to ping POP3, SMTP and NNTP servers.
May 2010
The popular page "Internet Virtual Storage" has been renamed "Online Internet Storage" to better reflect the content it provides. The new page can be viewed here: Online Internet Storage.
April 2010
In response to demand, a new article has been added "Different Colour Bullet Lists" which covers how to change the colour of the bullet points in a bullet list.
December 2009
We have decided to follow our own SEO advice (SEO tip 4 - Naming of pages) and move our file types resource from www.cryer.co.uk/filetypes to www.cryer.co.uk/file-types. Hopefully the redirections we have in place will mean that none of our visitors will notice a difference, but this subtle renaming should give Google and other search engines a little more to go on.
September 2009
The newsgroup archive sponsored by www.cryer.co.uk has been moved to its new permanent home at http://newsgroups.archived.at.
June 2009
File types information from File Types list has been licensed for use on http://file.types.explained.at.
May 2009
The Glossary of IT Terms and the File Types list are both having a spring clean, with several incorrect page headings having been found and corrected.
April 2009
The first version of a new information portal http://explained.at has gone live. This includes the encyclopaedia at http://everything.explained.at and the tongue-in-cheek http://women.explained.at. Development of explained.at has taken precedence over development of the cryer.co.uk site, so it is hoped that once the teething problems are out of the way that some planned redevelopment of the cryer.co.uk site can proceed.
December 2008
New article available "How to respond to a key press using JavaScript", which covers how to catch and respond to keyboard events using JavaScript.
September 2008
New version of CryPing (the popular network connectivity tool) released.
July 2008
In response to demand the article "How to implement an automatic slide show" has been updated so that the fade effect now works across all popular browsers (tested with IE, Firefox and Opera). Previously the fade effect only worked for IE.
New article "How to fade one image into another" added under Html and JavaScript. This new article covers how to use JavaScript to fade one image into another in a manner which is cross browser compatible.