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netsperience 2.x
Drupal web development and other stuff


Welcome to netsperience 2.x

This is the personal web site of Randall Goya aka decibel.places

I develop, maintain, and extend web sites and web applications, mostly for Enterpise clients in publishing, media, education, marketing, and non-profit.

I build most of my projects with the Drupal content management framework. My profile on -- my Drupal Certified to Rock score is 4

My Facebook & Twitter & Foursquare & Google+ & LinkedIn & Github & IMDb

View/Download my CV » more About Me » my portfolio » some tunes by me

You're probably wondering, "If this is netsperience 2.x, what happened to netsperience 1.0?" It was at GeoCities Free Hosting for over ten years, but now it's gone along with the rest of GeoCities - you can still view much of the old GeoCities site where I experimented with JavaScript and DHTML at ReoCities

My 1997 Halloween Surprise at GeoCities

Back in the day - about 1997 - I started experimenting with web stuff on GeoCities, the much maligned free hosting site that got so many people building web sites, many (including mine?) with horrendous design decisions. There was no support for server-side scripting with PHP or SQL databases - it was strictly HTML and later added JavaScript and CSS when they came along.

I created a secret surprise page that was linked to buttons that looked "afraid" and also by some pseudo-random replacement of menu links using DHTML so it was unpredictable. Back then, we had to detect the Netscape browser (also gone) because the first one did not have a Math.random method like Internet Explorer 3, so we had to use our own pseudo-random number generator scripts for it.


All these images
(except the animations)
tile evenly
on a 640x480 pixel desktop.

yes, they were optimized for a 640 x 480 pixel display, in glorious 16 bit color

My favorite images were the animated gifs I made of dripping blood and a jumpy spider

                     blood dripping animated gif                                                                   spider animated gif


are you netSperienced?a  netSperience  website
©2003 by  Randall Goya

My last update before moving to hosting that provided PHP/MySQL was in 2003

GeoCities closed on October 27, 2009 R.I.P.

Much of my old GeoCities web site was helpfully archived at ReoCities

DrupalCon Chicago Batman Konami Code Easter Egg on web site

DrupalCon Chicago Batman Konami Code Easter Egg on web site

use the original Konami Code: type '↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A'

while viewing page at

-- and while you're here, see my Konami Code FX:

type 'druplicon' or 'flip'

-- or 'geocities' to see netsperience 1.0 preserved at ReoCities

GeoCities has finally closed

netsperience 1.0, my website which has been on GeoCities for 13 years is gone, along with all the other GeoCities web sites. Some say good riddance. I backed up the files and will repost some of them eventually, there were some funky DHTML experiments! Meanwhile you can still see some of the pages, with some elements missing which were ported to ReoCities

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