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DateBox - Intuitive Date Input Selection

13/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : DateBox - Intuitive Date Input Selection - Mixes JSCalendar with my better date input stuff.

bmilleare : DateBox - Intuitive Date Input Selection

Google Local - "hotels in new york"

13/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Google Local - "hotels in new york" - Sponsored results (the blue pins) on Google Maps.

JSLog

12/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : JSLog - Another JS logging tool. Takes up very little space when closed.

deusx : Earthcode.com: JSLog - a Lightweight Ajax logger - "This is a lightweight, self-contained logging panel which takes the place of alert() boxes for your AJAX and DHTML applications. It is unobtrusive, easy to use, and can stay in your code through deployment. "

Parsed.org

8/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Parsed.org - Computing tips site, powered by Django. [via]

Microsoft releases WMF update

7/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Microsoft releases WMF update - Thank goodness for that.

3D Japanese Google Maps

6/01/2006 @ 10:08 UTC

Andy Baio : 3D Japanese Google Maps - tech demo, only works in Firefox 1.5  [via]

Simon Willison : 3D Maps BETA - Firefox 1.5 only; uses SVG.

Lego mindstorms NXT

6/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Lego mindstorms NXT - Lego announce a new mindstorms Robot, Mac compatible, with bluetooth.

@media 2006

5/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : @media 2006 - Back for another year, in London on the 15-16th of June.

Isofarro : @media 2006 - Two tracks, interesting sessions, excellent list of speakers. (Wot, not Joe Clark??) Lots of Dom Scripting speakers. Looks to be another top-notch event.

Richard Rutter : media 2006 - media is back! Registrations are open..

Paul Hammond : @media 2006 - The @media conference returns to London this June, bigger and better than before

Jon Hicks : @media 2006 - Its on the way! See you in June!

Running a Service in China

5/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Running a Service in China - An MSN Spaces employee responds.

Microsoft takes down Chinese blogger

4/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Microsoft takes down Chinese blogger - Fascinating analysis of how easy it is to take the low-road when dealing with China. [via]

Linkorama : Microsoft takes down Chinese blogger - the story

SANS recommend unofficial WMF patch

3/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : SANS recommend unofficial WMF patch - Unprecedented - but MS response is just too slow. [via]

SANS - Internet Storm Center - WMF Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

kayodeok : SANS - Internet Storm Center - WMF Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - The WMF vulnerability uses images (WMF images) to execute arbitrary code. It will execute just by viewing the image. In most cases, you don't have click anything. Even images stored on your system may cause the exploit to be triggered if it is indexed by

cobra libre : WMF exploit FAQ - read this if you use windows #

Simon Willison : SANS WMF Exploit FAQ - This is really good.

Canvas in IE

31/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Canvas in IE - Cunning hack using .htc and VML. [via]

deusx : Emil's Chronicle - Canvas in IE - "Using VML, in combination with behaviors, it should therefor be possible to emulate a subset of SVG or Canvas in IE."

Ajax Link Tracker

31/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Ajax Link Tracker - Really neat stats tracking/overlay trick.

Jeremy Zawodny : Ajax Link Tracker - Ajax Link Tracker: One of the more interesting aspects of Ajax is the ability to track a user’s interaction within the browser.

deusx : Ajax Link Tracker - "I wanted to investigate navigation patterns, so I have written an Ajax based link tracker."

Philippe Janvier : Ajax Link Tracker - "An Ajax based link tracker displaying links usage by percentage." [via#

Eric Meyer : Ajax Link Tracker - Killer. I already want to add this to every site I have anything to do with managing. [via Simon] [via]

Microsoft customer warning: Bad exploit in Windows

29/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Microsoft customer warning: Bad exploit in Windows - 0-day. Sounds really nasty.

The Dojo Manual

25/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : The Dojo Manual - Dojo finally gets some really good extensive documentation. [via]

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Speech at the Sierra Club

24/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Speech at the Sierra Club - How environmentalism is a form of free market capitalism. [via]

Google XSS Example

22/12/2005 @ 07:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Google XSS Example - Google XSS Example: "Rather than offer another vague answer, I decided to provide a very simple proof of concept that demonstrates how character encoding inconsistencies can bite you. Google's vulnerability has of course been fixed, but with a si

Simon Willison : Chris Shiflett: Google XSS Example - UTF-7 is a nasty vector for XSS. [via]

Paul Hammond : Chris Shiflett: Google XSS Example - Although the output is escaped with htmlentities(), the JavaScript is still executed by the browser

Scoble asks why people preper RoR to ASP.NET...

22/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Scoble asks why people preper RoR to ASP.NET... - ... and gets 49 detailed replies.

Google Zeitgeist: Celebrities

22/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Google Zeitgeist: Celebrities - I'm impressed that this is the first I've heard of Britney having a baby.

CanvasGraph.js

22/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : CanvasGraph.js - Uses canvas to draw graphs in JavaScript. It can pull data from HTML tables!

Productivity Arbitrage

22/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Productivity Arbitrage - Rails goes enterprise. Django gets a mention as well.

Python Creator Guido van Rossum now working at Google

22/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Python Creator Guido van Rossum now working at Google - Python Creator Guido van Rossum now working at Google: what next, Larry Wall?

Simon Willison : Python Creator Guido van Rossum now working at Google - Google are taking dynamic languages really seriously.

Surfin' Safari: SVG Has Landed

19/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Surfin' Safari: SVG Has Landed - Now in Safari nightly builds.

Jon Hicks : SVG Has Landed in Safari - This has implications beyond Safari itself – everything that hooks into webkit will be able to use this!

jimray : Surfin’ Safari » Blog Archive » SVG Has Landed - SVG added to Safari

Paul Hammond : Surfin’ Safari » Blog Archive » SVG Has Landed - SVG has now been enabled by default in nightly builds

The departure of the hyper-enthusiasts

19/12/2005 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : The departure of the hyper-enthusiasts - Bruce Eckel on Java, Ruby, Python, Rails and more.

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