Latest posts on Excel-Ticker.com (02)
I am currently working on the relaunch of all my websites and blogs. A new, more intuitive and modern design is one of the targetted objectives. And, I will also change the technology behind my sites. The new system will be based on Drupal, which offers multidomain and mulitlanguage sites, social network components, blogs, forums and much more things. However, this means that I have to recreate and/or rewrite all content from my sites. Therefore, this is a project which cannot be realized in a few weeks but needs some more time. But we are on a good way.
In the future, until the relauch is finished, I will just publish an excerpt of my articles from my Excel-Ticker Blog. Following articles have been recently published.
We have modified and improved the calendar by adding a new option for selecting the date format from a list. Common German, English and French date formats are include in the calendar. You can also add up to two user specific date formats to the resource sheet. (...)
Please note that I have modified the content of this article by adding the detailed description for the calendar and that I have shortened the article “Our contribution to the Microsoft 2011 Calendar Contest – US-Version” which previously included the description. The reason for this is that I would like to avoid confusions between the versions of the country specific calendars and want to keep in sync with the German and English articles.
On the occasion, when developing the German version of the calendar, I have added some new features to the calendar and updated the US-Version. And I have also fixed some minor bugs and extended the holiday calculation algorithms. These algorithms automatically calculate the dates of the holidays for the selected year, both fixed to a date and relative to each other. So, in general, there is no need to reenter the holidays each year. (...)