Monthly Archives: October 2007

Links: 10-25-2007

Upgrading to Prototype 1.6: real world examples Illustrates some of the diffs betwen 1.6 and 1.5 API. (categories: prototype javascript )

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Links: 10-19-2007

Aaron Johnson @ Gnomedex 2007 My attendee interview at Gnomedex in Seattle this past spring. (categories: gnomedex me 2007 videos video )

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Links: 10-12-2007

Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life – Improving Website Usability with A/B Testing Using controlled experiments (i.e. A/B testing) to improve the usability of a website. (categories: experiments experimentation research testing ui usability a/b analytics ) Open – Code – New York … Continue reading

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Links: 10-10-2007

Working Backwards – All Things Distributed Quote: “… start with your customer and work your way backwards until you get to the minimum set of technology requirements to satisfy what you try to achieve. The goal is to drive simplicity … Continue reading

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Creating a Firefox Sidebar for Clearspace: Part I

It’s been embarassingly quiet on this blog of late, I apologize for all the delicious links, although a case could be made that blogs were originally nothing more than sharing links so maybe I shouldn’t be apologizing, but that’s a … Continue reading

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Using a custom socket factory with HttpClient

The documentation on how to use a custom socket factory in HttpClient is actually pretty good, but there’s one thing they don’t make very clear. If you want to specify a per-host socket factory like this: Protocol p = new … Continue reading

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