Archive: June, 2005

SimpleBits | New Book: Bulletproof Web Design

Dan's new book will be out soon. I predict it will be great: the subject matter is exactly what CSS coders need to know.

Auto Zoom Greasemonkey script

A Greasemonkey version of my zoom layout bookmarklet. Great stuff!

Flickr: The Curator

A wonderful hypertextual essay in praise of Elsa's excellent photography.

script.aculo.us - web 2.0 javascript

A library of JavaScript classes: not very unobtrusive, not much graceful degradation. I think we need a bit less hype and a bit more questioning.

Reboot 7.0 Hall A, speakers saturday

Audio from Reboot 7. Ben Hammersley, Cory Doctorow and more.

plazes.beta

Geo-tagging meets social software. I must check this out and investigate the API.

Etiquette and the Singularity - Reboot 7

Slides from Ben Hammersley's talk at Reboot 7 in Copenhagen. I can't wait for the MP3.

microformats.org

There's now a centralised resource for microformats. Read it, bookmark it, fall in love with the future of the Web.

Mike Davidson: On MouseOut...

Mike is leaving Disney. He's off to build Web 2.0.

Robert’s talk » Rise, Lord JavaScript

So it begins... dispelling the myths and spreading the good word about DOM Scripting.

A BBC radio report on blogging

Tom Coates, Heather Armstrong and others weigh in with their thoughts. Tom has a sexy radio voice.

Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town

Cory Doctorow's new novel is out. Buy the dead tree version or download and enjoy, it's your choice.

Falling in love with CSS - Vorsprung durch Webstandards

Eight people, including myself, explain what's so great about CSS.

PayPal - Website Payments Pro

PayPal moves into the territory of merchant accounts. With an API no less!

How Skype and Kazaa changed the net

An interview with Niklas Zennström.

DittyBot - An Applescript Adventure

Coolest use of Automater ever. Send an SMS form your phone to your POP account and your Mac will call you back over Skype to play you an MP3.

The Helvetica Meditations

Here's one for Joe Clark. Helvetica (and some Arial) found in England.

DashOnOff

A very handy little preference pane that allows you to toggle Dashboard on Tiger on and off.

5 years of little. yellow. different.

Ernie's been writing online for five years. Mozzeltof!

Content with Style: Fixing the Back Button and Enabling Bookmarking for AJAX Apps

Mike Stenhouse tackles the usability concerns raised by Ajax apps, specifically the breaking of the back button functionality.

Brendan's Roadmap Updates: JavaScript 1, 2, and in between

Brendan Eich, inventor of JavaScript, weighs in with some thoughts on JavaScript 2.

JavaScript meetup

Stuart has posted an excellent round-up of the London JavaScript meetup.

Nerds make better lovers

I could have told you that.

Authentic socks worn by Jon Hicks

Andy is selling Jon's socks for charity. Bid early, bid often.

Rico

A library of JavaScript for rich internet applications.

What is semantics?

Joe asked a bunch of us to define semantics. Mine is the facetious definition.

Mappr! Where It's At.

A really nice use of the Flickr API.

No More CSS Hacks

This is probably the worst possible way to deal with browser inconsistensies. Doesn't anyone else remember forking their JavaScript in the 90s? Don't try this at home.

Sitemap Protocol

An XML format from Google that describes the structure of websites. A semantic sitemap.