Hello and welcome to ratfactor.com. My name is Dave Gauer and this has been my personal website since 1997. Thanks for stopping by!

Tutorials and How-Tos

icon for Circular Slide Rule Watch Tutorial Circular Slide Rule Watch Tutorial
icon for Visual Guide to TortoiseHg and Mercurial's Named Branches Visual Guide to TortoiseHg and Mercurial's Named Branches
icon for K&N 57-Series Air Filter Installation Tutorial K&N 57-Series Air Filter Installation Tutorial
icon for Tricking Excel's SUMPRODUCT() Tricking Excel's SUMPRODUCT()
icon for The Copal MXV Shutter in a Yashica D TLR Camera The Copal MXV Shutter in a Yashica D TLR Camera
icon for Technical Solutions Technical Solutions
icon for HTML and CSS Skeleton (Boilerplate Markup) HTML and CSS Skeleton (Boilerplate Markup)

Projects

icon for Hoot - a hypertext game creation tool for browsers! Hoot, the hypertext adventure game tool
icon for hm-json browser - a pretty awesome way to visualize, use, and explore REST-style JSON APIs hm-json Browser for RESTful JSON APIs
icon for phormalWear - an open-source form handler for PHP phormalWear, an open-source form handler
icon for BETRIC, a PHP Virtual Computer BETRIC, a PHP Virtual Computer
icon for JavaScript divalert() JavaScript divalert()
icon for JavaScript Drag-and-Drop JavaScript Drag-and-Drop
icon for My Trebuchet My Trebuchet

Utilities

icon for Dave's Compound Interest Calculator Dave's Compound Interest Calculator
icon for Loan Payoff Calculator Loan Payoff Calculator
icon for Inflation Calculator Inflation Calculator
icon for Gear Ratio and Tire Size RPM Calculator Gear Ratio and Tire Size RPM Calculator
icon for Fat Loss Calculator Fat Loss Calculator
icon for SHA-1 Hash Maker SHA-1 Hash Maker
icon for Source Code Columnizer Source Code Columnizer
icon for iCalendar Viewer iCalendar Viewer
icon for UTF-8 to Unicode Converter UTF-8 to Unicode Converter
icon for Find-A-Word (from a list of letters) Find-A-Word (from a list of letters)
icon for Leet Speak Translator Leet Speak Translator

Writings

icon for CSS Constants: A Rant CSS Constants: A Rant
icon for My Book Reviews My Book Reviews
icon for My Movie Reviews My Movie Reviews
icon for Stories Stories
icon for A Letter to Target about the Smell of its Cleanser A Letter to Target about the Smell of its Cleanser

Fun Stuff!

icon for the Fancy Friends webcomic Webcomic: Fancy Friends
icon for Ode to Internet Explorer Ode to Internet Explorer
icon for CBML: Cheese-Based Markup Language CBML: Cheese-Based Markup Language
icon for Dave's Art Dave's Art
icon for Circuit Simulator Circuit Simulator
icon for Millenium Group Countdown Millenium Group Countdown
icon for Booze Slogans Booze Slogans
icon for The Iron Guppy: A Text-Based Game The Iron Guppy: A Text-Based Game
icon for Specifications, Parts, Etc. for my 1977 Chevrolet K10 Truck Specifications, Parts, Etc. for my 1977 Chevrolet K10 Truck