Jon Burrows

With over 20 years experience in the field of web and software development.

Here is my blog, basically a place for my random thoughts. You never know you might find something useful.

Forever Living with Lisa Burrows

about 9 years ago

So my wife Lisa has decided to setup her own business. So please help her out and take a look at this unique business...

Nginx X-Clacks-Overhead GNU Terry Pratchett

about 10 years ago

R.I.P Terry Pratchett So I've now added the X-Clacks-Overhead header to my server so Terry's name will live on forever. You can add this...

Nginx SSL and POODLE

about 10 years ago

Running a secure website on Nginx. So your running a website and want https? well SSL v2 is insecure, so that need disabling, we also need to...

Merry Christmas

about 10 years ago

Merry Christmas

MongoDB and Razor Engine CSS hack

about 10 years ago

So I've built the new site using NancyFX and MongoDB as the DB running on a Linux box. I hit a problem as I'm using the NancyFX Razor viewengine...


about 10 years ago

I have been playing around with NancyFX for a while now. What is NancyFX you might ask, well to quote from the NancyFX introduction page. Nancy is...

Google Inbox

about 10 years ago

I've finally received my invitation to join the Google Inbox beta. It looks quite good so far, I haven't used or investigate all the fetaures yet....

New website

about 10 years ago

It's been a long time coming, but I've finally got round to updating the website. This was partly forced upon me due to a server...

Google Online Status

about 13 years ago

As some of you may have noticed the bot has been up and down over the last week or so. I have been doing some major backend redevelopment of the...

Removing All HTML Tags from a String

about 13 years ago

Remove all HTML tags from your code. I have just noticed that I had a problem with this site in that the short preview shown on the homepage...

Google Plus

about 14 years ago

Well I've finally got into Google+. So far it looks good. I will post more details when I've had more time to look around

Knocked Offline

about 15 years ago

Well the fire at the Paddington Exchange managed to knock my webserver offline for the day, as I was unable to get the new DNS to propagate around...