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

85 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)

Yahoo! Pipes, like Unix pipes for the web

88 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

Google Blog Search

105 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")

105 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#

The Usability of Subscribing to Feeds

108 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.

SAJAX, Simple Ajax Toolkit

111 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

113 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

Get you own reBlog

123 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...

126 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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