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Shaun Inman releases Fever, an elegantly designed feedreader

63 month ago

Andy Baio : Shaun Inman releases Fever, an elegantly designed feedreader - PHP/MySQL app, it recommends stories in your feeds based on link popularity

Greg Storey : No matter how many times I asked, Shaun never gave me a access to Fever beta. - Despite his small error in judgement, Fever is awesome and will undoubtedly breathe new life into feeds.

Cameron Moll : Fever, a new feed reader from Shaun Inman - Fever°, a new feed reader from Shaun Inman, is "your slice of the web" mixed with Twitter Trending Topic-like personalization. "Fever reads your feeds and picks out the most frequently talked about links from a customizable time period. Unlike traditi

philgyford : Fever° Red hot. Well read. - Self-hosted, pay-for feed reader. Looks like a lovely interface and an interesting way of organising feeds and posts. (via Daring Fireball)

7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails

85 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : 7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails - 7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails: very good reasons

Simon Willison : 7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails - 7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails. After two years working on a Rails rewrite of CB Baby, Derek Sivers scrapped it and instead rewrote the PHP version using Rails-inspired design principles. Derek would still use Rails for a greenf

deusx : 7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails - O'Reilly Ruby - "But I hope that this reaches someone somewhere thinking, “God our old code is ugly. If we only threw it all away and did it all over in Rails, it’d be so much easier!?"

jcgregorio : 7 reasons I switched back to PHP after 2 years on Rails - O'Reilly Ruby

HTML Purifier - Filter your HTML the standards-compliant way!

87 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : HTML Purifier - Filter your HTML the standards-compliant way! - HTML Purifier - Filter your HTML the standards-compliant way!: probably worth looking at for any serious user-facing PHP stuff

wearehugh : HTML Purifier - Filter your HTML the standards-compliant way!

deusx : HTML Purifier - Filter your HTML the standards-compliant way! - "HTML Purifier will not only remove all malicious code (better known as XSS) with a thoroughly audited, secure yet permissive whitelist, it will also make sure your documents are standards compliant, something only achievable with a comprehensive kno

philgyford : HTML Purifier - Filter your HTML the standards-compliant way! - PHP library for whitelisting certain HTML, protecting against XSS, etc. (via @simonw)

The top 10 presentations on scaling websites: twitter, Flickr, Bloglines, Vox and more.

89 month ago

Simon Willison : The top 10 presentations on scaling websites: twitter, Flickr, Bloglines, Vox and more. - The top 10 presentations on scaling websites: twitter, Flickr, Bloglines, Vox and more.. I normally avoid linking to “top 10? lists on principle, but this one pulls together some great resources and adds some extra context to each one.

jcgregorio : The top 10 presentations on scaling websites: twitter, Flickr, Bloglines, Vox and more. - Doesn't cover Google or eBay, but still a good list.

jimray : The top 10 presentations on how to scale websites - Flickr, Bloglines, Vox, etc - learn how to build strong sites

bmilleare : The top 10 presentations on scaling websites: twitter, Flickr, Bloglines, Vox and more.

nelson : System scaling - Collection of videos on how they make systems scale

joshua : A bunch of presentations on scaling websites: twitter, Flickr, Bloglines, Vox and more.

philgyford : Peter Van Dijck’s Guide to Ease » Blog Archive » A bunch of presentations on scaling websites: twitter, Flickr, Bloglines, Vox and more. - The kind of thing I keep meaning to read up on. (via Kottke)

Tips for Writing Nicer Site Badges

92 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Tips for Writing Nicer Site Badges - Tips for Writing Nicer Site Badges: "I'd like to start by running through my thoughts on writing cleaner (or improving current) JavaScript badges..."

Simon Willison : Tips for Writing Nicer Site Badges - Tips for Writing Nicer Site Badges. Ed Eliot’s putting together a much needed set of best practices for badges and widgets.

bmilleare : Tips for Writing Nicer Site Badges - Ed Eliot

deusx : Tips for Writing Nicer Site Badges - Ed Eliot - "running through my thoughts on writing cleaner (or improving current) JavaScript badges first."

Yahoo! Pipes, like Unix pipes for the web

92 month ago

Andy Baio : Yahoo! Pipes, like Unix pipes for the web - Tim O'Reilly nails why this is so neat

Jeremy Zawodny : Pipes: Rewire the web - Pipes: Rewire the web: "Pipes is a hosted service that lets you remix feeds and create new data mashups in a visual programming environment."

Simon Willison : Pipes - Pipes. New Yahoo! service for combining and remixing Atom/RSS feeds using a really sophisticated drag-and-drop UI.

Rod Begbie : Pipes: Rewire the web - Wicked cool RSS/Atom masher-upper from Yahoo. Nice GUI and mapping model, which means making a Boing Boing feed without Xeni Jardin can essentially be a drag'n'drop operation. [via#

jimray : Pipes: Rewire the web - Poor Ted Stevens is now utterly confused

phpMyID

94 month ago

Rod Begbie : phpMyID - Self-hostable OpenID server in a single PHP script. [via#

wearehugh : phpMyID

deusx : phpMyID - "phpMyID is a single user IdP, or "Identity Provider" for the OpenID framework."

jimray : phpMyID - "a standalone, single user, OpenID Identity Provider." Upload file to site, have an instant OpenID endpoint

A pro-PHP Rant

104 month ago

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.

Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard

106 month ago

jimray : Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard - Oh, sure, what the hell

Philippe Janvier : Feed Icons : Help establish the new standard - "We need your help to spread the word." [via#

plasticbag : Feed Icons - More for my use than for yours, feedicons.com contains a variety of different colour versions of the various RSS/Atom standard icons

Jeremy Zawodny : Feed Icons - Feed Icons: Home of the standard web feed icon

Google Blog Search

109 month ago

Andy Baio : Google Blog Search - here's the FAQ, and Technorati CEO Dave Sifry's thoughts

kayodeok : Google Blog Search - Find blogs on your favorite topics

jkottke : Google launches blog search - Google finally launches a blog search service. The default search is by relevance, which I'm not sure is correct, and it's pretty bare bones so far, but I'm sure that many other people will be saying so long, Technorati. (via waxy) [via]

Philippe Janvier : Google Blog Search - "...a validation moment for the entire blogosphere". [via#

Simon Willison : Google Blog Search - It's very simple, and appears to do exactly what you'd expect. [via]

Richard Rutter : Google Blog Search - Not just a filtered search, but less interesting than Technorati.

ajax im ("asynchronous javascript and xml instant messenger")

109 month ago

kayodeok : ajax im ("asynchronous javascript and xml instant messenger") - ajax im is a browser-based instant messaging client. It uses the XMLHTTPRequest object in JavaScript to send and receive commands to and from the server. No refreshing of the page is ever needed for this "web application" to work, as everything is update

Andy Baio : Ajax IM - browser-based instant messenger app with PHP backend; doesn't work in IE yet  [via]

joshua : ajax im - cute ajax-based instant messenger. doesn't work in ie yet

gleuschk : ajax im - neato

Philippe Janvier : Ajax im - "...ajax im is a browser-based instant messaging client". [via#

del.icio.usdel.icio.us: json feeds

110 month ago

deusx : del.icio.usdel.icio.us: json feeds - "You can load a javascript object that contains your latest bookmarks, by including the following script"

kayodeok : del.icio.us / doc / feeds / json - You can load a javascript object that contains your latest bookmarks, by including the following script

jimray : del.icio.usdel.icio.us: json feeds - Del.icio.us linkroll as a javascript object, not just an unordered list!

Philippe Janvier : del.icio.us: json feeds - "...a javascript object that contains your latest bookmarks...". POssible to filter the links by tags. [via#

WP-Cache 2.0: An efficient WordPress page caching system to make your site much faster and respon...

110 month ago

kayodeok : WP-Cache 2.0: An efficient WordPress page caching system to make your site much faster and responsive - It works by caching Worpress pages and storing them in a static file for serving future requests directly from the file rather than loading and compiling the whole PHP code and then building the page from the database

deusx : del.icio.us warning: non-utf8 string! (sorry) - "WP-Cache is an extremely efficient WordPress page caching system to make your site much faster and responsive."

merlinmann : Ricardo Galli, de software libre � WP-Cache 2.0 - So, uh, you see my ass back there? Yeah. That. Well this is what completely saved it. Hosting companies and WP users owe Ricardo big time.

jimray : WP-Cache 2.0 - Make your dynamic WP pages static; improves performance on really high traffic sites

Monket - an Ajaxy wall calendar UI

112 month ago

kellan : Monket - an Ajaxy wall calendar UI - Source apparently coming soon. #

philgyford : Monket Calendar - Wiki - monket.net - Lovely PHPy and Ajaxy calendar interface. Mmmm, the web's getting nice.

Paul Hammond : Monket Calendar - Wiki - monket.net - An Ajax enabled online calendar

joshua : Monket Calendar

The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds

113 month ago

Anne van Kesteren : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - On making feed links usable. #

djacobs : Jeffrey Veen on The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds

plasticbag : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - I'm interested in applying the Odeo model to centralising aggregator sites, and also in the exposed input box approach from BBC Radio sites...

WillPate : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - Excellent questions.

Philippe Janvier : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - "Is there anything we can do to the sites we build to help people subscribe to feeds ?" [via#

Richard Rutter : The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds - Jeff Veen wonders how we do it better.

Cake, PHP framework based on Rails

114 month ago

Andy Baio : Cake, PHP framework based on Rails - sounds promising [via]  [via]

jimray : Cake PHP framework - Based on Rails, aims to make webdev easier. But will it stack up to RoR?

François Nonnenmacher : Cake - Cake is a framework for PHP, based on Rails

Jeremy Zawodny : Cake PHP framework - Cake PHP framework: rails for php

flickRate - Ratings for flickr photos

115 month ago

znarf : flickRate - Ratings for flickr photos - "This is an attempt to give flickr the rating system that can be found for example on photo.net." #

Andy Baio : flickRate, enchanced ratings for Flickr photos - the Greasemonkey script integrates the rating function inline

Jeremy Zawodny : flickRate - flickRate: This is an attempt to give flickr a rating system that enhances the default favorites system.

kayodeok : flickRate - Enhanced favorites for Flickr - Welcome to flickRate! This is an attempt to enhance flickr's favorites system. This is beta, everything may change, and data can be lost

SAJAX, Simple Ajax Toolkit

116 month ago

Andy Baio : SAJAX, Simple Ajax Toolkit - convenient way to do remote scripting in PHP [via]  [via]

jkottke : Sajax is a PHP toolkit for Ajax - No more excuses...playing around with this is to commence in a few days.

kayodeok : SAJAX - Simple Ajax Toolkit by ModernMethod - XMLHTTPRequest Toolkit for PHP - Sajax is a tool to make programming websites using the Ajax framework - also known as XMLHTTPRequest or remote scripting - as easy as possible. Sajax makes it easy to call PHP functions from your webpages via JavaScript without performing a browser refr

François Nonnenmacher : Sajax - Simple Ajax frameworks in PHP

ricmac : SAJAX - Simple Ajax Toolkit - "The toolkit does 99% of the work for you so you have no excuse to not use it." WOW! (via waxy.org)

Rod Begbie : SAJAX - Simple Ajax Toolkit - Yikes! This makes Ajax app creation frighteningly simple. [via#

jimray : SAJAX - Simple Ajax Toolkit by ModernMethod - PHP toolkit for implementing Ajax [via joeweiss]

bmilleare : SAJAX - Simple Ajax Toolkit

Andre Torrez's TKPal

117 month ago

Andy Baio : Andre Torrez's TKPal - pay for access to webpage content with Typekey and Paypal; understated announcement, but could have huge implications

jkottke : Andre Torrez releases TKPal, a set of PHP scripts for DIY micropayments - Lets you charge small amounts for "unlocking" content like individual blog posts, a shareware download link, or to get rid of advertising.

plasticbag : Torrez rocks - DIY micropayments with Paypal and Typekey - I've already paid my $1 to read the article in question, and interested in whether or not people will actually start doing this stuff. Big names first, clearly...

cameron : TKPal TypeKey + PayPal for PHP - Torrez rocks the micropayment house

jimray : TKPal - Restrict access to certain content using paypal and php

Videora, the BitTorrent RSS reader

118 month ago

Andy Baio : Videora, the BitTorrent RSS reader - with "Season Passes" and "Wishlists" [via]  [via]

Rod Begbie : Videora - BitTorrent RSS Reader - A pretty looking app, which does the same thing as the Azureus RSS plugin. [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : Videora - BitTorrent RSS Reader - Videora - BitTorrent RSS Reader: watch what you want, when you want, from anywhere in the world

plasticbag : Videora combines RSS with BitTorrent to create a download-based PVR equivalent - Mooted a lot last year, very interesting stuff, windows-only which kind of sucks, apparently no better than the RSS plug-in for Azureus...

Sparkline PHP Graphing Library

119 month ago

kellan : Sparkline PHP Graphing Library - Attractive. #

Andy Baio : Generate Sparklines in PHP - I'm sure I'll find a use for this someday [via]  [via]

Wayne Burkett : Sparkline PHP Graphing Library - Make your own sexy sparklines. #

cameron : Sparkline PHP Graphing Library - Thank god someone else did this.. mine sucks compared to this

Get you own reBlog

128 month ago

jkottke : Get you own reBlog - Get you own reBlog (For those bloggers that "prefer curating content to writing original posts".)

anildash : reBlog, link filtering for MT - integrating aggregation and publishing on the server side

kellan : New version of reBlog available - new version of FoF based republishing tool adds output to RSS #

Andy Baio : reBlog 1.0 released - reblogging tool comes with a neat web-based feedreader

philgyford : ReBlog by Eyebeam R&D - A way of aggregating RSS feeds and publishing them through weblog software. All a bit vague.

I just subscribed to an RSS feed that will notify me when new stars enter my light cone. That is...

130 month ago

Erik Benson : I just subscribed to an RSS feed that will notify me when new stars enter my light cone. That is so cool - +

Alex Dudas : How many stars within your own light cone?

Richard MacManus : Boy do I feel old...my light cone contains 50 stars!

jkottke : Subscribe to an RSS feed that informs you when new stars enter your light cone

gleuschk : Beta Leonis is 36.2 light years away and about to be enveloped by the outer surface of my light cone - my ever-growing sphere of potential causality - love this RSS feed

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