Monthly Archives: October 2006

October Books

I finished a couple good books this month, all of which I’d recommend: · How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization · Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays · Status Anxiety · The Blind Side: Evolution of … Continue reading

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Links: 10-17-2006

Mike Schinkel’s Miscellaneous Ramblings – Well Designed URLs are Beautiful! Twelve or so rules for making your URL’s well designed, quote: “Some people rail against the URL and say it is an overly technical anachronism to which non-technical people should … Continue reading

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Links: 10-11-2006

Get Vanilla! “… open-source, standards-compliant, multi-lingual, fully extensible discussion forum for the web…”, built in PHP. (categories: forums community free opensource php software mysql ) Sparklines for Java I started writing this a couple times and never finished. This looks … Continue reading

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Links: 10-10-2006

JSMIN, The JavaScript Minifier A filter which removes comments and unnecessary whitespace from JavaScript files (categories: javascript optimization ajax software hacks )

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Links: 10-6-2006

BarCamp / BarCampPortlandMeetups BarCamp Meetups coming to Portland: the October meeting is at Jive. (categories: jivesoftware barcamp portland meetup )

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DWR Callback rules

If you’ve spent time with DWR, you’ve probably seen both the callback function as last parameter idiom and callback function as first parameter idiom and wondered, wtf? The rules for when each one is applicable are below: If there is … Continue reading

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Links: 10-5-2006

Regular Expressions in JavaScript | evolt.org Good quick intro to regular expressions in JavaScript (categories: javascript regex regexp reference ) prototype: Enumerable FYI Enumerable.include(obj) gives you the same functionality as Java’s List.contains(obj). (categories: javascript prototype ajax reference include contains ) … Continue reading

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Links: 9-30-2006

Slide 8 of 20 (App After App) Quotes: “..deploy to desktop” and “…Apple is letting you call OS-level functionality direct from Ruby, APIs like IM presence, todo lists, the filesystem and so on?” (categories: apple osx rails ruby ) (U) … Continue reading

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