Google Gears API Developer's Guide - Home →
Google Gears is an open source browser extension that lets developers create web applications that can run offline. Gears provides three key features: a local server, a database, and a worker thread pool.
Rails Code Review: MountainWest Ruby Conference... →
Marcel Molina and Jamis Buck giving some insights on the expression of Rails and Ruby code. Very interesting!
Microformats Icons -- The brilliant work of... →
Make your own microformat icons and add them to the wiki with Wolfgang’s excellent Icon DevKit. Contains both Photoshop and Illustrator vector content.
TidBITS: Scroll Wheel Tips →
Scroll Horizontally, Zoom In / Zoom Out, Scroll to Switch Applications, Per-Frame Advance in QuickTime Player, Tab History Navigation in Mozilla-based Browsers, Change Font Size in Firefox and Camino, Slow Down Text Scrolling in Firefox, Zoom In and Out i
Rails on the Run - Globalite or another i18n/l10n... →
Globalize is quite powerful but I would like to see something simpler, lighter and easier to use.
Déconner, c’est se débarrasser de la connerie acquise par osmose.– San-Antonio
Google Fight : bêtise VS connerie →
Qui perd gagne?
zzeligg: si tu as un colon à mettre dans la clé, comment fait-on ?
schmlblk: bonne question
schmlblk: faut regarder la spec..
schmlblk: je sais que pour le data on peut mettre des " "
zzeligg: oui justement
schmlblk: autour .. (et c'est comme un string)
zzeligg: c'est escapable
zzeligg: mais est-ce capable
mozilla.org Markup Reference →
The purpose of this document is to define a rich vocabulary of semantic classes whose presentation can be specified in site-wide style sheetsâenough to be able to write a long, involved, well-styled document without once writing a CSS rule.
Macworld: Feature: State of the Mac: Know the... →
As reliable as Macs may be, some do break down just like televisions, microwaves, and most other electronic devices. But your Mac has an advantage that most other products don’t: it may be able to warn you before a problem escalates from minor annoyance…
Too-biased - Tobias Luetke's thoughts →
There are many ways to use this elaborate hash table and many ways which are more trouble then they are worth. In our experience the key to use memcached effectively is to ask it for the exact thing you want.
Prototype Quick Tip →
A quick solution (using Element.addMethods) to fully dwell in complete web-standardness when building from the DOM.
A List Apart: Articles: Contrast and Meaning →
If you’re a designer, you work to communicate and convey meaning. So it’s important that you understand the mechanisms by which things and ideas acquire meaning
Hide and Seek (or not) with the cache →
Ilya Grigorik proposes a way for Rails to use Conditional GETs. A very interesting discussion ensues in the comments… (relative to what is or isn’t in Edge Rails, E-Tags… etc…)
Foreign Policy: Inside the Digital Dump →
I was going to comment like so: There’s gold in them thar hills … But it seems I wasn’t alone along the same pun.
A No-Frills Kitchen Still Cooks - New York Times →
«What kitchen equipment should I buy?»
«I forgot my password» means your e-mail account is already an SSO mechanism– Simon Willison: The Implications of OpenID
Startups and The Challenges Of The Freemium... →
Deciding what to include in the free version and what to offer in the premium version is non-trivial. Though hardware, bandwidth and infrastructure are cheap (and getting cheaper), they’re still not free. Support is a problem. Pricing for the premium version is likely impacted by the fact that there’s a free version. It can get a bit tricky to use scaling pricing models for a...
TidBITS: iPhone Receives FCC Approval →
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified the iPhone for use.
To do : list to do's... later. →
A todo list that lets you forward e-mails to future days, so you don’t have to deal with them today
Chauve qui peut!.... →
C’est au poil.
"Is your PC virus-free? Get it infected here!" →
Even at 0,16% clickthrough, human stupidity never ceases to amaze me…
"Are You There, World?", learning Ruby through... →
Mike Clark: «It’s a living repository of knowledge; the test suite grows each time I learn something new. Promptly after installing a new version of Ruby, I run the test suite. I do that not necessarily because I think the tests will find a bug, but rather to get a heads-up when something has changed and I need to reset my expectations.»
Rails Integration - JRubyWiki →
Java web applications are typically packaged as WAR files in preparation for distribution and deployment to Java EE servers. It is useful to be able to package Ruby on Rails applications in a similar form, to enable seamless deployment to Java servers.
Categories are now applied to content when it is extracted from the infospace,...– David Weinberger in Conversation with Bradley Horowitz » Yahoo! User Interface Blog
The Bungee Book →
Affectionately dubbed “The Bungee Book” by Sam Stephenson–the master mind behind Prototype–Christophe’s upcoming title is sure to become the reference for Prototype and Script.aculo.us developers across the world.
Cookbook:Macaroni & Cheese (Baked) →
Oddly enough… this is a token of a new way of watching television. Television!?… yes, after seeing asynchronously an episode of Bones, there were a few references to Mac & Cheese… Not being certain of what it was about, I googled and landed upon the recipe!
Firefox 3 : Online/Offline Events →
In order to build a good offline-capable web application, you need to know when your application is actually offline. Incidentally, you also need to know when your application has returned to an ‘online’ status again.
Il n’y a que 10 types de personnes dans le monde: ceux qui comprennent...– via Rachid
Getting paid » Hourly vs. Fixed Pricing →
There’s a lot of dispute about what’s the right way to charge, and doing it wrong can lead to unwanted situations between you and your clients.
Impress the ladies with your leet sysadmin skills →
The upcoming Capistrano 2.0 release continues to evolve! Remote administration of single servers and server clusters has never been easier.
Mac Rumors: Apple Still Considering 3rd Party... →
Jobs did acknowledge that the company is still struggling to decide if third-party developers will be able to create software that will run on the iPhone. It’s a decision Apple “is wrestling with,” according to Jobs.
Fork ball ... →
An interesting account on how to save on the memory footprint of a deployed Rails application …
Michael Tyson: AutoRate →
This application automatically sets the rating for all tracks in your iTunes library according to how often each track is played, and how often each track is skipped.
Designing with Grids - finding the right width for... →
The Grid Calculator allows you to choose the font size you are going to use, and then select the number of columns, column width, and gutter width based on that base font size.
Amazing lifehack: Pack a starter pistol to deter... →
How to jump start your travel plans with a bang!
Yahoo! Maps Web Services - AJAX v3.4 Reference... →
This reference manual defines the classes and methods available with the Yahoo! Maps AJAX API
Many Tricks · Service Scrubber →
Wouldn’t the services menu be much more useful if it weren’t overcrowded by services you never even thought of using?
Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts →
Always handy to have nearby
Anguish Languish →
Angoisse âne houx qu’on cerne? Nouilles haie franc qu’eaux faunes… Jeux m’oppose laque est-ce t’y ont.