Tags: microformats



PURL: A Portable Content Store - Not Enough Neon

I need to wrap my head around the details of this approach, but it sounds like it might be something I could do here on my site (where I feel nervous about my current dependency on a database).

Taking part in the IndieWeb

The slides from Calum’s presentation at Front-end London.

Hello, Again — Craig Mod

Craig has redesigned and pulled various bits of his writing from around the web into his own site, prompting some thoughts on the indie web.

Open standards for contact details and calendar events | Technology at GDS

I’ve been suggesting h-event and h-card as open standards for UK government sites.

The Indieweb | Parallel Transport

or: how I learnt to stop worrying and love the blog.

This is a really nice introduction to the basics of the Indie Web …with nice illustrations too.

Learning about, and deploying IndieWeb tools | Dan Gillmor

Well, this is pretty nifty: Dan Gilmour is at Indie Web Camp in San Francisco and he’s already got some code up and running on his site.

Y’know, I’m not missing South by Southwest in the slightest this year …but I’m really missing Indie Web Camp.

Declaration of Content Independence

I approve of this message.

Google are about to murder a good friend of mine — Glenn Jones

Glenn gives a rational thoughtful explanation of why he’s as pissed off as I am about Google’s destruction of the Social Graph API.

Experimental Firefox and Chrome extensions to copy and paste contacts — Glenn Jones

More brilliant and useful code from Glenn: copy and paste contact details from one URL into a form on another URL.

IMG_3937 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

There’s a Kubrickian quality to this picture Tantek snapped of me asking a question during his microformats panel.


Microformats | weblog | Facebook Adds hCalendar and hCard Microformats to Millions of Events

As of today, every single public event on Facebook is marked up using hCalendar. Take the Great British Booze-up, for example…

FUMSI Article: Microformats: Digging Deeper into the Web

A nice, neat, short introduction to microformats from Ben.

Microformat Shiv

Handy! A JavaScript API for accessing microformats in a document, based on Mozilla's implementation for extensions.

Qwerly: API Documentation

It's down for me right now, but this API from Qwerly looks like a great addition to complement Google's Social Graph API — it finds rel="me" links from a Twitter username.

Google LatLong: Finding Places on the Web: Rich Snippets for Local Search

If you aren't already marking up addresses in hCard, you really, really, really should start.

Any chance of adding hCards | Basecamp Answers

Basecamp is now chockful of hCards. Excellent!

Enhance User Profiles with Google’s Social Graph API [Ruby & Rails]

Some Ruby on Rails code for enhancing sign-up forms using Google's Social Graph API, inspired by Huffduffer.

Ident Engine

Glenn has taken Google's Social Graph API, YQL and various parsers, and he's wrapped it all up in one JavaScript library. The demos are mind-boggingly impressive.

Webmaster Tools - Rich Snippets Testing Tool

A tool from Google to help you see how your microformated content is showing up.

The Value Class Pattern - Articles - MIX Online

A microformats article by yours truly, reworking a blog post from a while back about the value class pattern.