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Yahoo! Maps - Flash API - The killer app for online maps

7/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Yahoo! Maps - Flash API - The killer app for online maps - Rev Dan Catt is the guy who got me excited about the Flash API in the first place.

Liquid - a new Rails template system

7/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Liquid - a new Rails template system - Heavily inspired by Django. I'm flattered! [via]

jimray : Liquid template engine for rails

New features for extension developers in Firefox 1.5

5/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : New features for extension developers in Firefox 1.5 - We're going to see some amazing innovation in extensions in the next few months.

Web bugs for job scheduling: hack or solution?

5/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Isofarro : Web bugs for job scheduling: hack or solution? - A method for running long jobs without the browser hanging around.

Simon Willison : Web bugs for job scheduling: hack or solution? - HarryF reviews ingenious PHP tricks for simulating cron.

Matthew M. Boedicker : routing around shared web hosting restrictions

Localization and Internationalization in Django

5/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Localization and Internationalization in Django - Another major community-driven Django feature.

TurboDbAdmin

5/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : TurboDbAdmin - Ajax phpMyAdmin clone built on Dojo. Worth trying the live demo.

deusx : TurboDbAdmin, presented by TurboAjax Group - "A single-page solution for exploring and editing databases from a browser."

Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML

4/11/2005 @ 23:57 UTC

kayodeok : Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML - We will only support feeds that are well-formed XML.

Simon Willison : Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML - Wow. IE7 will require RSS feeds to be well-formed XML. [via]

deusx : Microsoft Team RSS Blog : Feeds and well-formed XML - "We will only support feeds that are well-formed XML."

XML.com: REST on Rails

4/11/2005 @ 23:56 UTC

Paul Hammond : XML.com: REST on Rails - just a couple of lines of code

Simon Willison : XML.com: REST on Rails - Matt Biddulph's Rails mixin provides an instant REST interface to an ActiveRecord model.

kayodeok : XML.com: REST on Rails - REST on Rails

HOWTO Use Your Mac From Anywhere

4/11/2005 @ 17:56 UTC

merlinmann : HOWTO Use Your Mac From Anywhere - Like it says: get setup to hit that Mac from anyplace--even on Windows. God, I miss Mark Pilgrim.

jimray : HOWTO Use Your Mac From Anywhere

jkottke : How to use your Mac from anywhere - "This guide demonstrates using SSH tunnels and VNC screen-sharing software to use your Mac from any PC over the Internet. It's fast, secure, cross-platform, and can be done entirely with open source software." (thx tag)

Simon Willison : HOWTO Use Your Mac From Anywhere - A screencast tutorial by Mark Pilgrim. [via]

Local Events Browser

4/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Local Events Browser - The Yahoo APIs mega mashup.

Super-mashup with Yahoo! APIs: event browser

4/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Super-mashup with Yahoo! APIs: event browser - Chad describes the local browser mashup.

Local Event Browser Demo

4/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Local Event Browser Demo - Edward Ho on the Local Events Browser, with a neat new use for term extraction.

geobloggers, Yahoo! Maps edition

4/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : geobloggers, Yahoo! Maps edition - Dan Catt's geobloggers, now with a Y! Maps Flash interface. [via]

Toolkits for user innovation | InfoWorld | Column | 2005-11-02 | By Jon Udell

2/11/2005 @ 22:55 UTC

ricmac : Toolkits for user innovation | InfoWorld | Column | 2005-11-02 | By Jon Udell - " If we scrape away the ecstasy and rapture, can we find sound principles? Yes, but some of them need to escape the orbit of the O'Reilly alpha-geek subculture and colonize the wider IT universe."

Simon Willison : Toolkits for user innovation - The last two paragraphs resonate strongly with me. [via]

World's 10 Tallest Buildings - SkyscraperPage.com

2/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : World's 10 Tallest Buildings - SkyscraperPage.com - This site is the Wikipedia of skyscraper pixel art. [via]

Yahoo! Autos Custom

2/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Yahoo! Autos Custom - I guess you could call this the Flickr of custom cars.

Oracle 10g XE and PHP

2/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Oracle 10g XE and PHP - HarryF has a handy tutorial on getting started with the new free Oracle version.

Ross doesn’t trust Microsoft’s approach to Web

1/11/2005 @ 19:56 UTC

Linkorama : Ross doesn’t trust Microsoft’s approach to Web - Scoble (respect) steps up with a thoughtful post on Trust

Simon Willison : Ross doesn’t trust Microsoft’s approach to Web - Scoble nails the reasons smart web developers avoid the MS stack.

Matt Croydon is moving to Kansas

1/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Matt Croydon is moving to Kansas - Another professional Django developer.

Don't get ahead of the curve

1/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Don't get ahead of the curve - UK students are way behind the curve.

hackdiary: The BBC's programme catalogue (on Rails)

1/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Rod Begbie : hackdiary: The BBC's programme catalogue (on Rails) - This has the potential to be fantastic, and knock IMDB into a cocked-hat for UK telly info. [via#

Simon Willison : The BBC's programme catalogue (on Rails) - Matt Biddulph's current project is insanely cool.

About the Mac OS X 10.4.3 Update

1/11/2005 @ 02:55 UTC

Simon Willison : About the Mac OS X 10.4.3 Update - Includes an updated Safari that passes the Acid 2 test.

Djangolians from the Planet Rails

31/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Djangolians from the Planet Rails - Halloween costume fun.

World Usability Day

29/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : World Usability Day - Coming up November 3rd. Lots of events around the world.

London Web Frameworks Night

29/10/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : London Web Frameworks Night - Talks on Django, Rails, Catalyst. I'm talking about Django.

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