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Free Software Magazine

21/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Free Software Magazine - A magazine that practices what it preaches. (via) [via]

Getters/Setters/Fuxors

20/01/2005 @ 15:48 UTC

Simon Willison : Getters/Setters/Fuxors - The oddly titled definitive guide to getters and setters in Python.

The Daily Express on Firefox. Ish.

20/01/2005 @ 02:20 UTC

Simon Willison : The Daily Express on Firefox. Ish. - Amusing example of inaccuracy in mainstream media.

PostgreSQL 8.0.0 Released

20/01/2005 @ 02:17 UTC

Simon Willison : PostgreSQL 8.0.0 Released - Includes a native Win32 port for the first time!

Kayode Okeyode : PostgreSQL 8.0.0 Released With New Windows Port

PostgreSQL: What's New in 8.0

20/01/2005 @ 02:14 UTC

Simon Willison : PostgreSQL: What's New in 8.0 - Win32 server, savepoints, tablespaces, plperl and more.

IBM to Free Java - Next Week?

20/01/2005 @ 02:10 UTC

Simon Willison : IBM to Free Java - Next Week? - The question mark means it's a rumour.

Interviewing at Google

20/01/2005 @ 02:07 UTC

Simon Willison : Interviewing at Google - An insight in to the Google interviewing process.

bmilleare : Pyre: Interviewing at Google

Sparklines for representing Wikipedia activity

20/01/2005 @ 02:04 UTC

Andy Baio : Sparklines for representing Wikipedia activity - a brilliant idea they should try to reproduce as soon as possible [via]  [via]

Simon Willison : Wikipedia: Shirky / (Tufte x Wattenburg) = ? - Sparklines for Wikipedia: an outstanding idea.

cameron : Wikipedia: Shirky / (Tufte x Wattenburg) = ? - Sparklines for wiki editing history

plasticbag : Matt Jones proposes using Tufte-esque sparklines to expose editing histories on Wikipedia - The assumption being that a clued-up individual would be able to make determinations about the data based upon how controversial or active its editing history appears to have been...

GreaseMonkeyUserScripts

20/01/2005 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : GreaseMonkeyUserScripts - There are quite a few already.

Andy Baio : GreaseMonkey user scripts - for use with the GreaseMonkey Firefox extension to rewrite websites to your whim

Philippe Janvier : GreaseMonkeyUserScripts - "...a list of all the user scripts...". [via#

cobra libre : greasemonkey script archive [via#

Yahoo, Google, MSN announce "nofollow" support to combat comment and Trackback spam

19/01/2005 @ 05:07 UTC

Andy Baio : Yahoo, Google, MSN announce "nofollow" support to combat comment and Trackback spam - more details about the spec that removes the Pagerank incentive for spammers [via]  [via]

Jason Shellen : Preventing comment spam - In which we (Google) propose a tag to help address the problem of comment spam. #

Rod Begbie : Google Blog: Preventing Comment Spam - New URL tag to help make weblog comments (and wiki pages) less appealing to spammers. #

Clément Hardoüin : Google prend des mesures contre le spam - Une façon détournée de dire que l'algorythme de Page Rank a atteint ses limites ?

Paul Hammond : Google Blog - Preventing comment spam - We hope the web software community will quickly adopt this attribute

Simon Willison : Google Blog: Preventing comment spam - I was right, then.

Kayode Okeyode : Preventing comment spam with rel="nofollow" - Preventing comment spam with rel="nofollow"

franklinmint.fm: rel="nofollow"

18/01/2005 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : franklinmint.fm: rel="nofollow" - Robert spotted it first.

Daring Fireball: Small, Cheap, and Without a Display

18/01/2005 @ 01:02 UTC

deusx : Daring Fireball: Small, Cheap, and Without a Display - "The one-two punch of the Mac Mini and iPod Shuffle comprise the most aggressive, boldest venture in the Jobs 2.0 era at Apple."

Simon Willison : Small, Cheap, and Without a Display - John Gruber's analysis of the MacWorld expo.

SpellBound - Spellchecker for Firefox and the Mozilla Suite

18/01/2005 @ 00:38 UTC

Rod Begbie : SpellBound - Spellchecker for Firefox and the Mozilla Suite - Why haven't I found this before? Speelchuck your posts/webmails/form submissions right in Firefox. #

Simon Willison : SpellBound 0.7.3 - Spellchecker extension for Firefox. (via) [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : SpellBound - SpellBound: Spellchecker for Firefox and the Mozilla Suite

BBC - Comedy - Armando Iannucci

17/01/2005 @ 02:04 UTC

Simon Willison : BBC - Comedy - Armando Iannucci - Finally, news on a DVD of "The Armando Iannucci Show".

A Mac-to-PC switcher movie

17/01/2005 @ 02:01 UTC

Simon Willison : A Mac-to-PC switcher movie - Yet Another Parody, but this one made me chuckle. (via) [via]

Macworld Expo and Web Standards: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

16/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Macworld Expo and Web Standards: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - Apparently the HTML export from Pages sucks, horribly.

Wikipedia:Wikipedia Day

16/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : Wikipedia:Wikipedia Day - Wikipedia, English edition turns 4.

The Stripper-FAQ

16/01/2005 @ 01:55 UTC

Simon Willison : The Stripper-FAQ - Surprisingly informative and not in the least bit sleazy. (via) [via]

Jeremy Zawodny : The Stripper-FAQ - The Stripper-FAQ: How to become an Exotic Dancer

Tufte has posted a new chapter from his upcoming book, Beautiful Evidence

14/01/2005 @ 20:55 UTC

jkottke : Tufte has posted a new chapter from his upcoming book, Beautiful Evidence - Chapter is called "Corrupt Techniques in Evidence Presentations", some of the ugly evidence in the book.

Simon Willison : Corrupt Techniques in Evidence Presentations - A new chapter from Edward Tufte's Beautiful Evidence. (via) [via]

Internet Explorer drops support for bookmarklets?

13/01/2005 @ 09:18 UTC

Anne van Kesteren : Internet Explorer drops support for bookmarklets? - Jesse: "Internet Explorer's support for bookmarklets has declined steadily since IE 5.5. IE 5.5 supported 2083-character bookmarklets. IE 6.0 only supported 508-character bookmarklets. IE 6.0 in XP SP2 only supported 508-character bookmarklets and counted #

Paul Hammond : Jesse Ruderman: Internet Explorer drops support for bookmarklets? - When did that change?

Simon Willison : Internet Explorer drops support for bookmarklets? - Latest patch prevents drag-n-drop to toolbar.

iPod Shuffle review

12/01/2005 @ 05:55 UTC

Dan Cederholm : iPod Shuffle review - I too, love that the marketing embraces the fact that it doesn't have a display. Brilliant.

Simon Willison : Russell Beattie reviews the iPod shuffle - Reconfirming his position as the world's number one early adopter.

Nelson Minar : iPod shuffle review - Apparently it really is just like a normal USB drive

Jeremy Zawodny : My iPod Shuffle Review - My iPod Shuffle Review: damn, russ got one fast!

Turn any iPod into an iPod Shuffle in 3 easy steps

12/01/2005 @ 03:58 UTC

jkottke : Turn any iPod into an iPod Shuffle in 3 easy steps

Simon Willison : Turn any iPod into an iPod Shuffle in 3 easy steps! - "Now you can enjoy the iPod Shuffle's cool new feature without having to go buy a new player."

Andy's Sandbox

12/01/2005 @ 02:14 UTC

Simon Willison : Andy's Sandbox - The PLink Abductor has been joined by a funky pullout technique. (via) [via]

Rhino now supports E4X

12/01/2005 @ 02:10 UTC

Simon Willison : Rhino now supports E4X - Rhino is a JavaScript implementation in Java; E4X provides native XML support as a language feature.

The E4X Specification

12/01/2005 @ 02:07 UTC

Simon Willison : The E4X Specification

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