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

88 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)

What's New in Python 2.5

101 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : What's New in Python 2.5 - What's New in Python 2.5: I really, really, really need to learn me some Py one of these days... or years.

Rod Begbie : What's New in Python 2.5 [via#

Nelson Minar : New in Python 2.5 - Quick summary (via Zawodny, who really should learn some Py)

Aquarion : What's New in Python 2.5

wearehugh : What's New in Python 2.5

jcgregorio : What's New in Python 2.5

jQuery: New Wave Javascript

104 month ago

deusx : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - "jQuery is designed to change the way that you write Javascript."

Paul Hammond : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - Writing Javascript code should be fun

joshua : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - neat way to select and manipulate dom elements

jimray : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - Writing javascript should be fun

Rod Begbie : jQuery: New Wave Javascript - Javascript toolkit. I don't need all the fancypants "Make text swoop in" stuff, but the DOM querying syntax looks dead handy. #

nelson : jQuery JS library - Library for doing AJAXy stuff

Jeremy Zawodny : jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library - jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library: "jQuery is a fast, concise, JavaScript Library that simplifies how you traverse HTML documents, handle events, perform animations, and add Ajax interactions to your web pages."

Google Homepage API

105 month ago

Jason Shellen : Google Homepage API - Stick that in your deal, or build a new one. #

jkottke : API for the Google homepage - Hmm, this sounds like fun, an API for the Google homepage.

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Homepage API - Google Homepage API: "Create a Module for the Google Homepage" using HTML, JavaScript in an IFRAME

Andy Baio : Google Homepage API - create Javascript modules that can be shared with others  [via]

Nelson Minar : Google Homepage API - Build your own content modules; includes a bit of Javascript programmability

jimray : Google Homepage API - Overview - Develop widgets for the Google homepage

kayodeok : Google Homepage API - The Google Homepage API is our effort to open the Google homepage to developers. Use it to turn your web content or application into modules that users can add to their personalized homepage

Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time

105 month ago

Simon Willison : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - My addLoadEvent() makes number 9 :) [via]

deusx : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - "If there was ever a universal common.js shared among the entire develosphere, you’d fine these ten (plus one bonus) functions."

Isofarro : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - Functions for adding events, cookie manipulation, and clever DOM shortcuts

kayodeok : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - If there was ever a universal common.js shared among the entire develosphere, you’d fine these ten (plus one bonus) functions. It would be the swiss army knife no developer would go into production without.

Nelson Minar : Top 10 Javascript - Fixing the language (via kottke)

znarf : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - Essential [via#

Paul Hammond : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - the swiss army knife no developer would go into production without

philgyford : Top 10 custom JavaScript functions of all time - Some of the most commonly repeated functions. (via Tim/twisty)

Try Ruby

105 month ago

Andy Baio : Try Ruby - play around with the Ruby language in your web browser  [via]

Wayne Burkett : try ruby! (in your browser) - This is a brilliant intro. I've slacked on the Ruby front :( #

Rod Begbie : try ruby! (in your browser) - This is an incredibly cool tutorial, and a way of playing with Ruby without downloading a danged thing. [via#

cobra libre : try ruby! (in your browser) - sadly, you hate toast poetry #

kayodeok : try ruby! (in your browser) - Got 15 minutes? Give Ruby a shot right now!

Simon Willison : try ruby! (in your browser) - An Ajax interactive Ruby prompt from Why the lucky stiff.

Philippe Janvier : Try ruby ! (in your browser) - Un petit tutoriel pour essayer Ruby dans un navigateur. [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : try ruby! (in your browser) - try ruby! (in your browser): wacky! the browser is the new xterm

factoryjoe : try ruby! (in your browser) - A sweet way to try Ruby in your browser! Tags: ruby, rails

Web 2.0 API Reference

108 month ago

Jeremy Zawodny : Web 2.0 API Reference - Web 2.0 API Reference: someone finally put them all in one place

kayodeok : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - Web 2.0 API Reference

jimray : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - Where to go when you need to hook in

deusx : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - "This list tries to include all APIs that may be considered "Web 2.0 APIs", but likely doesn't, so please feel free to recommend others."

Nelson Minar : Web 2.0 API list - Nice roundup!

plasticbag : ProgrammableWeb: Web 2.0 API Reference - Dozens of good APIs. I can already see some interesting ones we've been playing with are missing, but it's a really really good start for some stuff I want to do at work...

Isofarro : API Dashboard - Tag-based directory of publicly available web services - even grouped by mashup usage.

Django, like Rails for Python

110 month ago

Andy Baio : Django, like Rails for Python - outstanding new web framework by Adrian Holovaty and Simon Willison; read the overview

joshua : Django - python on rails?

Rod Begbie : Django | The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines - The continued quest to create a "Python on Rails" turns up this interesting looking app. To be investigated further. [via#

François Nonnenmacher : Django - Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design

Paul Hammond : Django | The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines - Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.

jimray : Django | The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines - Looks like Ruby on Rails for Python

Nelson Minar : Django: PyWeb code - Maybe this will be The One? Python has really needed a better webapp framework.

Simon Willison : Django: The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines - I helped develop this. Start with the overview. I'll write more later.

kayodeok : The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines - Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design

bmilleare : Django - Python web framework

JavaScript Archive Network - JavaScript Archive Network

111 month ago

deusx : JavaScript Archive Network - JavaScript Archive Network - "JavaScript Archive Network is a comprehensive resource for Open Source JavaScript libraries and software."

mbertier : JavaScript Archive Network - JavaScript Archive Network - "CPAN".replace(/CP/, "JS") - miam #

philgyford : JavaScript Archive Network - New, could be handy when it fills up a bit.

jimray : JSAN - Home - Like CPAN for Javascript

joshua : JSAN - like cpan for javascript

kayodeok : JavaScript Archive Network (JSAN) - JavaScript Archive Network is a comprehensive resource for Open Source JavaScript libraries and software

Jeremy Zawodny : JSAN - JSAN: the JavaScript Archive Network. It's like CPAN but for JS

Google Maps API

111 month ago

Andy Baio : Google Maps API - this is a huge relief for every Google map hacker [via]  [via]

Jason Shellen : Google Maps API - Realty will never be the same. #

jkottke : Google introduces an API for Google Maps - And there was much rejoicing by the cartography hacking community.

kayodeok : Google Maps API - The Google Maps API lets developers embed Google Maps in their own web pages with JavaScript. You can add overlays to the map (including markers and polylines) and display shadowed "info windows" just like Google Maps

erikbenson : Google Maps API - Oh my Lord Jesus Christ!

jimray : Google Maps API - No more scraping!

Paul Hammond : Google Maps API - The Google Maps API lets developers embed Google Maps in their own web pages with JavaScript.

Google Code: Summer of Code

111 month ago

Rod Begbie : Google Code: Summer of Code - Google offers $4,500 to students who work on Open Source projects over the summer. #

kayodeok : Google Code: Summer of Code - The Summer of Code is Google's program designed to introduce students to the world of Open Source Software Development

Simon Willison : Google Code: Summer of Code - "Google will provide a $4500 award to each student who successfully completes an open source project by the end of the Summer."

Wayne Burkett : Google Code: Summer of Code - "Google will provide a $4500 award to each student who successfully completes an open source project by the end of the Summer." #

Anne van Kesteren : Summer of Code - They pay you for developing open source software. [via#

Jeremy Zawodny : Google Code: Summer of Code - Google Code: Summer of Code: it could be a song

BBC Backstage

112 month ago

Andy Baio : BBC Backstage - open API, feeds, and tools for remixing BBC content; if only all media was this open [via]  [via]

znarf : BBC Backstage - "backstage.bbc.co.uk is the BBC's new developer network, providing content feeds for anyone to build with. Alternatively, share your ideas on new ways to use BBC content. This is your BBC. We want to help you play." Waow, this rocks ! [via#

Rod Begbie : BBC Backstage - Auntie's new forum for sharing their (online) content. [via#

jimray : BBC backstage - The beeb gets remix religion

Simon Willison : BBC Backstage - Feeds, APIs, and other geeky stuff. This is really, really good. (via) [via]

kayodeok : BBC Backstage: Build what you want using BBC content - backstage.bbc.co.uk is the BBC's new developer network, providing content feeds for anyone to build with.

François Nonnenmacher : backstage.bbc.co.uk - Build what you want using BBC content -- an API to the BBC!

Philippe Janvier : BBC Backstage - "BBC's new developer network". [via#

Code snippets for implementing tags with SQL

113 month ago

Andy Baio : Code snippets for implementing tags with SQL - this will come in handy for Upcoming's tag support

jkottke : Code snippets for working with tags and SQL

philgyford : LaughingMeme: In Lieu of the Promised Article on Tags and SQL - Enormously handy SQL snippets for doing del.icio.us/Flickr style tagging.

Paul Hammond : LaughingMeme: In Lieu of the Promised Article on Tags and SQL - you no longer have any excuse for building a sub-par tagging system.

jimray : LaughingMeme: In Lieu of the Promised Article on Tags and SQL - Implement tags in SQL - handy

deusx : LaughingMeme: In Lieu of the Promised Article on Tags and SQL - "There you go, you no longer have any excuse for building a sub-par tagging system."

Maciej on Paul Graham and other blowhards

113 month ago

Andy Baio : Maciej on Paul Graham and other blowhards - I love a spirited rant

Wayne Burkett : Idle Words: Dabblers and Blowhards - "I am not qualified to call bullshit on Paul Graham when he writes about programming, history, starting a business, or even growing up as a social pariah, but I do know enough about art to see when someone is just making shit up." #

Rod Begbie : Dabblers and Blowhards - Paul Graham (and ESR, and Winer) in bullshit-rant shocker. Despite people pointing to them, I've never been able to read a Paul Graham essay. Favourite quote: "Great paintings, for example, get you laid in a way that great computer programs never do." [via#

jkottke : Dabblers and Blowhards, or Why hackers are nothing like painters - Maciej takes issue with Paul Graham's non-technical body of writing.

deusx : Idle Words - Dabblers and Blowhards - "But you, sir, are no painter."

jimray : Dabblers and blowhards - Maciej Ceglowski doesn't think hackers are anything like painters [via Daring Fireball]

cameron : Idle Words: Dabblers and Blowhards - Maciej reveals the truth: programming is nothing like painting, as painters get laid for what they do

Steve Cook : Maciej Ceglowski beats the crap out of "Hackers and Painters" - He's got a beef with the Paul Graham/Dave Winer/ESR style of "hackers are" essay, and calls bullshit on Graham's qualifications to even -talk- about painting. (via Waxy)

plasticbag : A glorious response to essays on Hackers and Painters... - "Great paintings, for example, get you laid in a way that great computer programs never do. Even not-so-great paintings - in fact, any slapdash attempt at splashing paint onto a surface - will get you laid more than writing software"

Paul Hammond : Idle Words - Dabblers and Blowhards - So let me say it simply - hackers are nothing like painters.

Google Code

114 month ago

Andy Baio : Google Code - just announced, centralizes their open-source projects and APIs

Rod Begbie : Google Code - Google create a center (with RSS feeds) for open-source code they've developed, and tools using their APIs. Cool. [via#

jimray : Google Code - Open source code to hack Google

Paul Hammond : Google Code - Google's place for Open Source software

kayodeok : Google Code - Code.google.com is for external developers interested in Google-related development. It?s Google's place for Open Source software and also lists of their API services.

Simon Willison : Google Code - An online home for Google's open source projects.

SAJAX, Simple Ajax Toolkit

114 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

greasemonkey

116 month ago

cobra libre : greasemonkey - this is the coolest thing ever for mozilla [via#

Philippe Janvier : Greasemonkey - "Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension which lets you to add bits of DHTML ("user scripts") to any webpage to change it's behavior". [via#

deusx : mozdev.org - greasemonkey: index - "Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension which lets you to add bits of DHTML ("user scripts") to any webpage to change it's behavior."

Kayode Okeyode : Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension which lets you to add bits of DHTML ("user scripts") to any webpage to change it's behavior - Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension which lets you to add bits of DHTML ("user scripts") to any webpage to change it's behavior

Nelson Minar : Greasemonkey - Firefox extension that lets you augment any web page with your own code

Matthew M. Boedicker : greasemonkey Firefox extension, put DHTML on any web page to change its behavior

Electing to Leave

118 month ago

Andy Baio : Electing to Leave - a reader's guide to expatriating on November 3 [via]  [via]

Ethan Marcotte : Electing to Leave - A reader's guide to expatriating on November 3 (or trying to).

cameron : Electing to Leave: A readers guide to expatriating on November 3

kellan : Electing to Leave - Single most useful piece of post-election data. Short answer is, 'Its hard.' #

Adam Gessaman : Electing to Leave - It seems that you just can't get out. Well... you can, but only if you are filthy stinking rich.

Philippe Janvier : Electing to Leave - "Assimilation is reserved for persons of non-French descent who are able to prove that they are more French than American, having mastered the language as well as the philosophy of the French way of life." They just can't get in :) [via#

Kayode Okeyode : Electing to Leave: A reader's guide to expatriating on November 3 - Electing to Leave: A reader's guide to expatriating on November 3

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