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Universal Encoding Detector

9/03/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Universal Encoding Detector - Character encoding auto-detection in Python, ported from Mozilla.

kellan : Universal Encoding Detector: character encoding auto-detection in Python - Its been on my todo list to port the Mozilla chardet code to a Unix lib/binary, but now I've an excuse to get lazy. Yay Mark! #

Jeremy Zawodny : Universal Encoding Detector - Universal Encoding Detector: Character encoding auto-detection in Python. As smart as your browser. Open source.

Introduction to JavaScript (ETech 2006 Tutorial)

8/03/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Introduction to JavaScript (ETech 2006 Tutorial) - Phil Windley's extensive notes from my tutorial.

Isofarro : Introduction to JavaScript (ETech 2006 Tutorial) - Phil Windley blogs a number of useful JavaScript tips from Simon Willison's ETech session

Forget addEvent, use Yahoo!’s Event Utility

7/03/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Forget addEvent, use Yahoo!’s Event Utility - when I say forget addEvent, I mean any and every version of addEvent you can think of. This goes for Scott Andrew’s original addEvent function, every entry from the addEvent recoding contest, even Prototype’s Event observer and its many prop

deusx : Forget addEvent, use Yahoo!’s Event Utility - "After spending a few hours getting comfortable with Yahoo!’s new Event utility that was recently released along with many other sweet tools via YUIBlog, I became convinced that it is the dopest, sweetest, most tight, most sexiest event utility on

Simon Willison : Forget addEvent, use Yahoo!’s Event Utility - Great explanation of the cool stuff in YAHOO.util.Event.

Feedwhip

3/03/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

WillPate : Feedwhip - Get an email every time one of your favorite websites updates, whether they have RSS or not

Simon Willison : Feedwhip - Feedwhip. Create an RSS feed or e-mail alert for changes made to any Web page.

Yahoo! Hub Korea

3/03/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Yahoo! Hub Korea - Korean tag clouds are really pretty.

Django Templates: The Power of Inheritance

27/02/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Django Templates: The Power of Inheritance - Really good overview of one of my favourite Django features.

deusx : JeffCroft.com: Django Templates: The Power of Inheritance - "For the second entry in my series of posts about the Django template language (part one was an introduction), I've chosen to focus on its inheritance capability, which is probably its most powerful feature."

Campfire Bot

27/02/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Simon Willison : Campfire Bot - Campfire + Greasemonkey = Bot. How long until there's a Google Talk one of these?

deusx : Code Snippets: Campfire Bot [javascript] [greasemonkey] [useless] [campfire] - Look, it's a Greasemonkey-powered chatbot for Campfire!

Painless JavaScript Using Prototype

23/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Painless JavaScript Using Prototype - The missing manual, by Dan Webb.

JavaScript slideshow fun

23/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : JavaScript slideshow fun - Nat's built a slideshow with permalinks for images.

Comic Sans - Wikipedia

23/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Comic Sans - Wikipedia - The Comic Sans euro symbol has a little face.

UTF-8 to Code Point Array Converter in PHP

22/02/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Simon Willison : UTF-8 to Code Point Array Converter in PHP - A useful thing to have around. [via]

Carson Workshops Summit Podcasts

22/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Carson Workshops Summit Podcasts - The podcasts are up!

Jeremy Zawodny : Carson Workshops Summit - The Future of Web Apps - Carson Workshops Summit - The Future of Web Apps: looks like a killer lineup. I'm going this time.

Pattern Template View

22/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Pattern Template View - Really nice overview of the different styles of template language. [via]

deusx : Pattern Template View - Web Application Component Toolkit - "A template is a document typically HTML with embedded markers which are replaced, manipulated, or evaluated via a template engine API to produce an output document."

A pro-PHP Rant

22/02/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

znarf : A pro-PHP Rant - So here’s some pro-PHP ranting… #

Simon Willison : A pro-PHP Rant - Harry Fuecks pulls one off in style.

Jeremy Zawodny : A pro-PHP Rant - A pro-PHP Rant: It’s the execution model

kayodeok : A pro-PHP Rant - To Read.

Developing a JavaScript Library for Yahoo!

19/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Developing a JavaScript Library for Yahoo! - Design principles behind the recently released code.

Videos: France Gall, Django Reinhardt and Elis Regina

18/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Videos: France Gall, Django Reinhardt and Elis Regina - Video of Django Reinhardt, after whom the Web framework is named.

Bradley Horowitz on Creators, Synthesizers, and Consumers

18/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Bradley Horowitz on Creators, Synthesizers, and Consumers - only a fraction of a community needs to be active for everyone to benefit  [via]

Simon Willison : Creators, Synthesizers, and Consumers - Bradley Horowitz (my boss) starts his blog with a bang.

Paul Hammond : Elatable | Bradley Horowitz » Creators, Synthesizers, and Consumers - social software sites don’t require 100% active participation to generate great value.

flickr Calendar

17/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : flickr Calendar - Really nice demo of extending the Y! Calendar class.

Wikipedia citation feature

17/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Wikipedia citation feature - I don't know when they added this but it's really nicely done.

hacks/flickr-licens0r.html

15/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : hacks/flickr-licens0r.html - The Yahoo! Animation library in action.

Yahoo! User Interface Blog

14/02/2006 @ 23:11 UTC

Paul Hammond : Yahoo! User Interface Blog - We’re excited to be here, and thrilled to have you with us.

Simon Willison : Yahoo! User Interface Blog - One of three exciting new Yahoo! things today.

Yahoo! Design Pattern Library

14/02/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

jimray : Yahoo! Design Pattern Library - My God, I am in full on Yahoo love fest mode right now - will you be my Valentine?

Paul Hammond : Yahoo! Design Pattern Library - A pattern describes an optimal solution to a common problem within a specific context

deusx : Yahoo! Design Pattern Library - "This is our first drop of what we hope to be a monthly release cycle for the publication of patterns."

Simon Willison : Yahoo! Design Pattern Library - Common UI design patterns for web applications.

Yahoo! UI Library

14/02/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

jimray : Yahoo! UI Library - Javascript library for building rich apps - awesome

Paul Hammond : Yahoo! UI Library - a set of utilities and controls, written in JavaScript

deusx : Yahoo! UI Library - "The Yahoo! User Interface Library is a set of utilities and controls, written in JavaScript, for building richly interactive web applications using techniques such as DOM scripting, HTML and AJAX."

Simon Willison : Yahoo! UI Library - Open Source JavaScript widgets and libraries.

Philippe Janvier : Yahoo ! UI Library - "...a set of utilities and controls, written in JavaScript, for building richly interactive web applications using techniques such as DOM scripting, HTML and AJAX." [via#

Bill de hÓra: Subversion tips: working with branches

13/02/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Bill de hÓra: Subversion tips: working with branches - some things you still need to take care of

Simon Willison : Subversion tips: working with branches - Django gets a mention for best practices.

XULRunner 1.8.0.1 Release Notes

7/02/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : XULRunner 1.8.0.1 Release Notes - First stable developer release - create cross-platform apps with XUL. [via]

Isofarro : XULRunner 1.8.0.1 Release Notes - First stable developer preview release of XULRunner. It provides facilities for launching standalone XUL applications and embedding APIs which can be used to render web pages within native and Java applications.

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