Posts Categorized: Development

Boomshine

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Boomshine is a beautifully addictive, smart, simple and beautiful flash game based on chain reactions. You have to hit the minimum bobbles of sound in one click. Try it.

a few mysql tricks

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Here are a 2 mySQL tricks i write down here for myself, hopefully it is of some use to you. have a date formatted correctly via mysql, no need for php to do that: To have a mysql formated date (2007-02-17) rendered as 17-02-2007, you would do this: SELECT field1, date_format(dateFieldName,’%d-%m-%Y’) as nice_date FROM tableName… Read more »

new html canvas tag

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<canvas> is a new HTML element which can be used to draw graphics using scripting (usually JavaScript). It can for instance be used to draw graphs, make photo compositions or do simple (and not so simple) animations. <canvas> was first introduced by Apple for the Mac OS X Dashboard and later implemented in Safari. Gecko-based… Read more »

jQuery search engine plugin

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Click on the link below to install a search engine to search the jQuery API at the jQuery API Browser. Install jquery API search engine Thanks to Jörn Zaefferer for the nice resource !

youngpup.net: Three.OH News Scroller

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i’ve always loved the youngpup scroller he did for the late threeoh.com . It dates back from 2001, and i’m sure there will be people criticizing custom scrollbars, yet i do not. This one piece is extremely elegant, usable, and adds meta information to the user, such as the quicklinks, generated from each item of… Read more »

Pushing data onto the browser: Comet

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The future of the read-write web is multi-user. Read about “Comet”, a technology that allows to push messages /updates onto the client’s browser. Sure, Ajax can do that, but not synchronously with other connected persons with virtually no latency. Read more about Comet: Low Latency Data for the Browser

 

the spirit.

The fundamental failure of most graphic, product, architectural, and even urban design is its insistence on serving the God of Looking-Good rather than the God of Being-Good. Richard Saul Wurman