There’s something fundamental and robust about being able to request a URL and get back at least an HTML representation of the resource: human-readable, accessible, fault tolerant.
Maybe it’s because I’m a bit of a control freak, but I can really empathise with what Lea is saying here: sometimes the developer convenience you get from using someone else’s code can result in quite a bit of redundant code. I feel that this is particularly a problem on the front end.
Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe — a digital preservation initiative based at Stanford.
A detailed comparison of jQuery and MooTools.
Cameron shares his thoughts on Ajax, Hijax, libraries and having fun.