Weekend Links – Opera, IE7.js, PHP RSS Parsers, Network Solutions Steals Domain Ideas, Eclipse and PHP, Cross-Site XMLHttpRequest
The men of Opera state their case for Opera being the browser available.
IE7.js Version 2 Beta
PHP RSS Parsers
Articles discusses usage of popular RSS parsers written in PHP.
Network Solutions Steals Domain Ideas; Confirmed!
Network Solutions violated the privacy of many visitors that used their WHOIS checker. Essentially they reserved the domains looked up by visitors. Needless to say, many people are furious with the registrar.
Eclipse and PHP
We all know Eclipse used heavily by java developers, but Eclipse can also be used for PHP.
jQuery's John Resig discusses cross-site XMLHttpRequest in Firefox 3.
One of the web components I've always loved has been Facebook's modal dialog. This "lightbox" isn't like others: no dark overlay, no obnoxious animating to size, and it doesn't try to do "too much." With Facebook's dialog in mind, I've created LightFace: a Facebook lightbox...
Usability is a key feature when creating user interfaces; it's all in the details. I was recently using my iPhone and it dawned on my how awesome the "x" icon is in its input elements. No holding the delete key down. No pressing it a...
One problem with data collection is that we all want capture to be quick and we all want data to be organized -- but there's seldom a utility that allows both. Evernote allows note-taking but it can lose its structure...and no one wants...
I recently found out that you can...
O'Reilly puts on the best web industry conferences in the world. These conferences include Fluent Conference, Velocity Conference, and the upcoming OSCON in Portland, Oregon from July 20-24. Open Source Convention (OSCON) is a conference that focuses specifically on open source developers and the tools and possibilities...
I love playing around with cURL. There's something about loading websites via command line that makes me feel like some type of smug hacker, just like tweeting from command line does.
I recently cURL'd the Google homepage and saw the following:
I found it weird that Google...
Web design platforms have traditionally come in one of two varieties. There are the solutions like WordPress and Drupal that are incredibly powerful, but an understanding of web development and coding is required to be able to use those platforms effectively.
On the other side of the...