Archive for April, 2007

Prototype 1.5.1

Posted in Ajax Links on April 25, 2007 by Shaun

The Prototype Library just hit RC3 for the 1.5.1 release more details available from the Ajaxian Blog.

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Seven Javascript Techniques…

Posted in Web Development on April 25, 2007 by Shaun

Dustin Diaz has an excellent article detailing seven JavaScript techniques you should be using. I’ve had a quick scan through and I’m defenitely going to be consuming this one in more depth. Covering handy tips within the text like what the !! does, it’s chock full of great stuff.

You still reading this! get over there right now and read up!!!!! :0)

‘x’ things you didn’t know about JavaScript

Posted in Web Development on April 25, 2007 by Shaun

A friend of mine has been posting up some JavaScript entries on his blog recently and I highly recommend a visit. We are currently evaluating Ext JS library at work and a couple of us are brushing up our JavaScript. This post on ThinkSharp has some great info in it. He’s updating that post regularly with new additions so keep checking back to see if there’s something you didn’t know before.

Free Copy of pkware SecureZip up for grabs

Posted in General Blah! on April 25, 2007 by Shaun

pkware are giving away free personal licenses of their SecureZip application. No catch either.
SecureZip allows you to secure messages and attachments in Outlook protecting your files being stored or transfered.
You need to visit their site and input your email address to get a message with your download link but it’s a free license and not trialware. Cool!

Take the Web Survey

Posted in Web Development on April 25, 2007 by Shaun

A List Apart has a web survey up which they are using to get a picture of the web development industry. In their own words:

The information youve so generously shared with A List Apart will help us form a picture of the ways web design is practiced around the globe. We hope that making this data available will have a positive effect on best practices and employment, and will enhance public understanding of, and respect for, our profession.

I think it’s a great idea, there is a chance you might get a prize if you submit your name and email at the end of the survey. Either way its a great idea and will be interesting to see the shape of the web design industry today. So if you are involved in web development on any scale, fill out the survey and lets see what the results come out like.

Click the image below to be taken to the list apart survey

Weired Al…

Posted in Fun on April 24, 2007 by Shaun

Weired Alsings American Pie… sort of ;0)
Star Wars fans prepare to chuckle :0)

and a Weired al tribute to Yoda :0)

Rico 2 in the works

Posted in Ajax Links on April 23, 2007 by Shaun

Rico is about to get it’s first major update for a while now. As this post on Ajaxian details, there are a few changes that should keep Rico relevant and a solid choice of Library for Ajax development.