December 31, 2005

Local Links

Posted in browser, writing at 12:31 am by Jim Mangan

Links on the Semantic Web

timbl: On the web of [x]HTML documents, the links are critical. Links are references to ‘anchors’ in other documents, and they use URIs which are formed by taking the URI of the document and adding a # sign and the local name of the anchor. This way, local anchors get a global name.

December 30, 2005

Try Akismet

Posted in browser, writing at 4:33 am by Jim Mangan

Download – Akismet

Download the Akismet WordPress Plugin – You don’t have to do anything to configure Akismet besides entering your API key just activate and relax.

December 20, 2005

Microsoft’s Holiday Present

Posted in writing at 8:48 pm by Jim Mangan

The Apple Blog – Microsoft ending support for Internet Explorer on the Mac as of Dec. 31st.

Microsoft has posted an announcement on their Mactopia website that support for Internet Explorer for the Mac, active development of which was discontinued in June 03, will be be ending on December 31st, 05. After that point, there will be no security updates or other support for IE. Downloads of Internet Explorer, for both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, will be no longer be available on Microsoft’s website after January 31st, 06.

December 13, 2005

script.aculo.us

Posted in writing at 10:01 pm by Jim Mangan

script.aculo.us – web 2.0 javascript

script.aculo.us provides you with easy-to-use, compatible and, ultimately, totally cool JavaScript libraries to make your web sites and web applications fly, Web 2.0 style.

December 11, 2005

Blog Software Review

Posted in writing at 6:26 pm by Jim Mangan

Blog Software Smackdown – The Big 3 Reviewed

Basically, if you publish content on a periodic basis, a blogging package may simplify your publishing workflow.

December 4, 2005

Email Design Guidelines

Posted in browser, design, writing at 8:21 pm by Jim Mangan

Email Design Guidelines for 2006 – Campaign Monitor Blog

The key email design trends and guidelines that we should all be paying attention to now and into the new year.

November 20, 2005

Feed Validation

Posted in Uncategorized at 9:34 pm by Jim Mangan

This is the W3C Feed Validation Service, a free service that checks the syntax of Atom or RSS feeds.

November 19, 2005

Bookmark Service

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:02 am by Jim Mangan

Spurl.net is a free on-line bookmarking service and search engine. It allows you to store and quickly access again all the interesting pages you find on the web from any Internet connected computer.

November 17, 2005

First human cases of bird flu

Posted in events at 7:58 pm by Jim Mangan

Peoples Daily Online — China confirms first human cases of bird flu

China’s health authorities have confirmed on Wednesday the first two human cases of bird flu in the country, and enhanced effort to prevent and control the epidemic.

November 15, 2005

Web Credibility?

Posted in design, writing at 2:20 am by Jim Mangan

These 10 guidelines, for adding credibility of a web site, are based on three years of research that included over 4,500 people.

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