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Video Game Maps

21/01/2006 @ 08:08 UTC

joshua : Video Game Maps - i like using the mario ones as my desktop wallpaper

deusx : Video Game Maps - Ian-Albert.com - "The pixel art in 2D video games can be very beautiful, and it brings back a lot of memories for those of us who grew up on Nintendo and SNES."

Simon Willison : Video Game Maps - Beautiful collection of maps, extracted using scripts and hard work. [via]

Hixie's Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures

20/01/2006 @ 16:09 UTC

kellan : Hixie's Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures - fascinating. (in a can't look away from a crash kind of way) Test driven specification? #

Paul Hammond : Hixie's Natural Log: Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures - because, to a rough approximation, all the content on the Web is errorneous, invalid, or non-conformant

Simon Willison : Tag Soup: Crazy parsing adventures - More bizzare browser behaviour.

Unofficial documentation of iPhoto 6.0 photocasting feeds

19/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Unofficial documentation of iPhoto 6.0 photocasting feeds - Biting commentary from Mark Pilgrim.

Devious Tactic Snags Phone Data

18/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Devious Tactic Snags Phone Data - Social engineering with the "mumble" attack.

DHS Funding Open Source Security

18/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : DHS Funding Open Source Security - Paying for "source code analysis technology" coverage of Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL and more.

Most Underrated API? The Yahoo! Term Extractor

18/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Most Underrated API? The Yahoo! Term Extractor - Completely true. It's awesome.

Technorati Weblog: Blog That Chart!

18/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Technorati Weblog: Blog That Chart! - This is a pretty cool new feature from Technorati. [via]

ALA: Web 3.0

17/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : ALA: Web 3.0 - A List Apart: "Web 3.0". Jeffrey speaks from the heart. At least that's how I read it. I found this to be highly motivational, surprisingly. "These problems and others will be solved, most likely by someone reading this page," says Zeldman. "One points to

Rod Begbie : A List Apart: Articles: Web 3.0 - I ♥ Zeldman. [via#

Eric Meyer : A List Apart: Articles: Web 3.0 - Preach on, brutha.

jimray : A List Apart: Articles: Web 3.0 - "My discomfort with the hype surrounding an emerging genre of web development turned into a full-blown hate-on." Zeldman debunks all the Web2.0 inanity.

Simon Willison : Web 3.0 - A Zeldman classic.

kayodeok : A List Apart: Articles: Web 3.0 - "We have been down this road before"

Jeremy Zawodny : Web 3.0 - Web 3.0: "But ours is a medium in which, more often than not, big teams have slowly and expensively labored to produce overly complex web applications whose usability was near nil on behalf of clients with at best vague goals."

WillPate : Web 3.0 - "To you who feel like failures because you spent last year honing your web skills and serving clients, or running a business, or perhaps publishing content, you are special and lovely, so hold that pretty head high, and never let them see the tears."

François Nonnenmacher : Web 3.0 - Jeffrey Zeldman cuts to the chase

Showing Perfect Time

17/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Showing Perfect Time - Includes a handy strftime implementation for JavaScript.

China, Censorship and Companies: My Thoughts

17/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : China, Censorship and Companies: My Thoughts - The inside story from Jared Kim. [via]

Note to our readers regarding the recent changes to naplesnews.com

16/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : Note to our readers regarding the recent changes to naplesnews.com - Now powered by Django. And they've ditched registration!

Webstock

14/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

Cameron Moll : Webstock - Webstock. New Zealand conf with a nice, clean site design.

Simon Willison : Webstock 2008 - New Zealand's web conference - Webstock 2008—New Zealand’s web conference. I’m speaking next year in New Zealand! Very excited, plan to spend most of February there to make the most of the flights.

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."

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