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Bookmarks tagged with “webdevelopment”

  1. FlickrSLiDR - Embed Flickr Slideshows within Your Site

    Very nice way to include a slideshow of Flickr images in your website.

  2. Extenuating Circumstances – SXSW 2008: Creative Collaboration: Building Web Apps Together

    Good notes on a SXSW panel. I wonder where I’d fit in, but also wonder why I’m doing all this theatre nonsense when reading stuff like this makes me so excited.

  3. Using Smarty Templates With PEAR HTML_QuickForm

    A handy guide that’s moved since I last bookmarked it.

  4. Litmus: Pricing and signup

    24 hours passes now available for this Browsercam-like site for testing web pages and emails against different rendering engines. (via Daring Fireball)

  5. Equidistant Objects with CSS - CSS-Tricks

    Spacing things out horizontally with CSS. (via Simon Willison)

  6. Eric’s Archived Thoughts: Reset Reloaded

    I keep Googling this, so bookmarking it might be easier.

  7. PhpRtf development blog » About PhpRtf Lite

    Make RTF documents using PHP. Free, LGPL licensed. Guess which PHP to RTF code I’m trying first.

  8. Smart Systems - Created the RTFGen which is a RTF generator for PHP

    Basic version is free, others run to hundreds or thousands of euros.

  9. FPDF Library - PDF generator

    Another PDF-generating PHP class.

  10. R&OS: pdf class

    For making PDFs using PHP, as used by Dompdf.

  11. Dompdf - The PHP 5 HTML to PDF Converter

    Uses CSS rules to style the PDF output I think (can’t get the demo to work…).

  12. The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Rails for PHP Developers

    Sounds ideal for when I eventually get round to Ruby on Rails. (via Haddock)

  13. Datejs - A JavaScript Date Library » About…

    I’m sure this will come in handy sometime. (via Yoz)

  14. DebugBar - IE extension for web developer : DOM inspector, Javascript debugger, HTTP headers viewer, Cookies viewer

    Looks handy for those times one has to painfully test things in Internet Explorer. (via Simon Willison)

  15. A List Apart: Articles: Understanding Web Design

    Zeldman on how too few people understand what web design is. Hence dumb flashy sites winning web design awards. (via Infovore)

  16. Install multiple versions of IE on your PC | TredoSoft

    This has come a long way since I last looked at this kind of thing. Now comes with a handy installer.

  17. YSlow for Firebug

    Not entirely sure about the A-F grading, but handy plug-in for measuring page loading times and weights. (via Rodcorp)

  18. Styling File Inputs with CSS and the DOM //

    File input fields are stubbornly resistant to beautifying. A new way to make them pretty. (via Daring Fireball)

  19. Blueprintcss - Google Code

    In-progress CSS framework for constructing grid-based web page layouts. (via Daring Fireball)

  20. Infovore » The CSS Redundancy Checker

    Checks your CSS file for all the selectors that aren’t used in the list of HTML files or URLs you feed it. Clever Tom.

  21. Introducing templatemaker |

    Python thing. Point it at some HTML files and it will make a template with holes for the unique strings in the pages. (via Daring Fireball)

  22. Sending XHTML as text/html Considered Harmful

    Apparently definitive version of why mindlessly doing sites as XHTML is wrong. (via Dotcode)

  23. OmniGraffle Wireframe Palette | urlgreyhot

    Looks prettier than the three mediocre wireframe palettes I grudgingly use. (via Blackbeltjones)

  24. Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : bgcolor follies

    Over a couple of years I’ve collected a folder full of links to sites that make this careless mistake with the aim of writing just such a post. Now no need. (via Daring Fireball)

  25. Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : E-mail is not a platform for design

    On why non-HTML email is still the way to go. Would be good to have some more facts and figures for ammunition when needed… (via Daring Fireball)

  26. Particletree » Rediscovering the Button Element

    Very handy alternative to Submit buttons, and I feel I should have already known this, but it appears to have problems in IE. Like most things. (via Kottke)

  27. Living-e AG: MAMP - Mac - Apache - MySQL - PHP

    One-click install of Apache, MySQL, PHP for running sites locally on your Mac without all the httpd.conf etc malarkey.

  28. MTV Labs: The New HTML has ditched its Flash site for an HTML version after user feedback. (via Blackbeltjones over Twitter)

  29. Launch (

    Paul Ford, excellent on the inevitable public responses to a site launch and one’s reaction to them.

  30. What do you do when your success … sucks? (Skrentablog)

    A look at how Topix worked out why the site didn’t work and what they did about it. (via Haddock)

  31. jQuery date picker

    I’ve been dabbling with jQuery and this plugin makes doing just what I wanted as easy as it could be.

  32. Usable Cross Browser Font Sizing » Middleware Infrastructure

    Magic percentages for getting the same font size on different platforms.

  33. Common fonts to all versions of Windows & Mac equivalents (Browser safe fonts) - Web design tips & tricks

    Because I’m always using losing this and having to Google for it or something similar.

  34. 53 CSS-Techniques You Couldn’t Live Without | Smashing Magazine

    Handy to have so many in one place. (via Daring Fireball)

  35. Zf-twitter - Google Code

    Tim’s PHP class for reading Twitter data. Uses the Zend Framework.

  36. Running Movable Type 3.3 with LightTPD and FastCGI (Tapirtype Blog)

    Detailed instructions for doing this on TextDrive hosting.

  37. Beautiful Soup: We called him Tortoise because he taught us.

    “Beautiful Soup is a Python HTML/XML parser designed for quick turnaround projects like screen-scraping.”

  38. Creating prototypes with OmniGraffle | urlgreyhot

    Not very complicated, but a good idea and a nicely done demo. (via ChrisDodo)

  39. Simon Willison: Graphing requests with Tamper Data

    Very nice thing found by Simon - a graph showing when elements of a webpage load, and how long they take. (via Daring Fireball)

  40. Make.text

    Bookmarklet to convert a web page into Markdown syntax (which I’ve started to use almost everywhere). Could be handy. (via Daring Fireball)

  41. SimpleXML processing with PHP

    Nice clear explanation and examples (for PHP5). Will be handy sometime I’m sure. If only it was as simple in PHP4. (via Daring Fireball)

  42. Piecing IT together » Blog Archive » Why Calendars are hard

    In the unlikely event I need a summary of why it’s difficult to code decent calendaring. (via Blech)

  43. Surfin’ Safari - Blog Archive » Understanding HTML, XML and XHTML

    Why you (and I) should probably be using HTML 4 rather than XHTML. Oops. (via Daring Fireball)

  44. Taming Your Multiple IE Standalones

    If you’ve installed several versions of Internet Explorer in Windows XP, here’s how to make them work better.

  45. Corunet. El blog » The definitive heatmap

    How to make your own clickmap thing using Javascript, Ruby, ImageMagick. (via Kottke)

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