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PUBLIC MARKS from "Xavier Lacot" with tag clevermarks

June 2008

Destroy Today

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DestroyFlickr explores alternative methods for viewing and sharing Flickr content. Its user interface provides an environment that benefits photos rather than hindering them.

Versions - Mac Subversion Client

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Versions provides a pleasant way to work with Subversion on your Mac. Whether you’re a hardcore Subversion user or new to version control systems, Versions will help streamline your workflow.

May 2008

SearchMonkey - YDN

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Using SearchMonkey, developers and site owners can use structured data to make Yahoo! Search results more useful and visually appealing, and drive more relevant traffic to their sites. Yay ! Semantic Web appearing ?

SMOB - Semantic Microblogging Architecture

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SMOB is a distributed / decentralised microblogging system built on RDF and Semantic Web technologies, mainly SIOC and FOAF. Currently, we have simple prototypes of a publishing and an aggregating service, less than 100 lines of PHP code each.


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ProtoFlow is a coverflow effect written in Javascript. It uses Prototype and Scriptaculous to do bulk of the work and it uses Reflection.js to do all the image reflections stuff!

sfFirePHP plugin

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FirePHP enables you to print to your Firebug Console using a simple PHP function call. What makes FirePHP different? All data is sent via a set of X-FirePHP-Data response headers. This means that the debugging data will not interfere with the content on your page. Thus FirePHP is ideally suited for AJAX development.

Introduction to Opera Dragonfly

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We have unleashed the Dragonfly! Opera Dragonfly is Opera's all-new set of developer tools, designed to give developers a lightweight-but-powerful application that provides effective mechanisms for web standards debugging and problem solving without slowing down the browser, and fits in nicely with the development workflow.

April 2008

The Evolution of Web 3.0

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Marta Strickland talks about the Web 3, the Web 2, the Web 1, the semantic Web... All about the Web, anyway. Getting bored of it all.

March 2008

The Yahoo! Search Open Ecosystem

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Yahoo opens to the semantic web. A few weeks ago, we began talking about the new Yahoo! Search open platform. Today, we're releasing more details about two important components of the initiative -- the developer platform as well as our support of a number of semantic web standards.

Accessibility problems with microformats

The Massachusetts Commonwealth Chief Technology Strategist Sarah Bourne posted a comment about problems that microformats present for website accessibility.

February 2008


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JavaScriptMVC is a framework that brings methods to the madness of JavaScript development. It guides you to successfully completed projects by promoting best practices, maintainability, and convention over configuration. I just fear about the "JavaScript is awesome" that one can read in the product's homepage...

Jack Slocum’s Blog - » Building a desktop application with Ext, AIR, Aptana and Red Bull

Ext JS is an excellent framework for building web applications that have desktop like functionality in a web browser. But what if you could take your JavaScript powered application and run on the desktop like any other native application?

December 2007

Vitamin Features » Serving JavaScript Fast

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The next generation of web apps make heavy use of JavaScript and CSS. We’ll show you how to make those apps responsive and quick.

October 2007

Charts And Graphs: Modern Solutions | Developer's Toolbox | Smashing Magazine

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Server-based solutions, implemented with Flash, JavaScript or pure CSS, offer a more flexible alternative. In fact, since Flash offers significant advantages over static data presentation with CSS and JavaScript, most solutions use it for dynamic data visualization. The data itself is often stored in XML-files which are loaded and updated via PHP or ASP. The price range varies enormously — depending on the flexibility and level of customization you’d like to have. However, if you don’t want to pay, you don’t have to — there are powerful free solutions as well.

August 2007

PHP: Phar archive stream and classes - Manual

The phar extension provides the phar stream wrapper and the Phar class for manipulating self-contained PHP Archive (phar) files. The Phar class can be used to create and to extract contents of phar files as well as iterating over their contents. PHP Archive files (Phars) are special collections of files that can be transparently run right out of the file, similar to Java's jar archive files.

XForms processor from formsPlayer

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formsPlayer is a full-featured XForms processor that provides a complete implementation of the W3C's XForms specification, made available in today's browsers.

Late Static Bindings Explained

Late Static Binding (LSB, yes, not LSD) is an OO feature that is meant to be implemented in PHP 6, and maybe even backported to PHP 5. This article will describe what LSB is, what problems it's supposed to solve and how.

Haml parser reference

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Haml is based on one primary principal. Markup should be beautiful.

Learning jQuery

by 6 others
A blog for getting to know the library of choice for unobtrusive JavaScript.

symfony and the .htaccess file at Spindrop

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One performance boost that can be garnered from a symfony app (or any app for that matter) is disabling .htaccess.

July 2007

Xdebug 2 released - Derick Rethans

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After almost four years of work, Xdebug 2 is finally ready. With improved functionality and many new features it is ready to totally change the way you develop in PHP.... Nothing less ? :)

A Recipe for OpenID-Enabling Your Site

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This is a step-by-step tutorial guide for implementing OpenID consumer-side support with a web site that already has users with accounts. It will explain how to easily let new users sign up for an account on your site using their OpenID URL and how to let existing users attach their OpenID(s) so they can sign in using them.

Content negotiation: bad use cases I recently observed at Frederick Giasson’s Weblog

Given the current projects I am working on, I daily see misuse of content-negotiation methodology, particularly the misuse of the Accept and Content-type HTTP header parameters.