The Tech Behind the New Grooveshark →
Mobile Safari AJAX form submission →
@substack's dnode now uses browserify →
Both projects attack major problems: dnode implements client-server RPC using socket.io, as well as server-server RPC using network sockets node-browserify makes Node.js modules work on the server side by providing HTML5 shims and wrapping modules for async require Awesome to see them working together!
conformance testing, separation of content and...
A comment I left on How APIs encourage the separation of content and presentation by Marsh Gardiner: —- I’m glad you picked twitter as an example. Another interesting thing is going on here. Lots of apps, including mobile apps, *do* want twitter to help them with the html so they can make the mentions, hashtags, and links work. This is in addition to plain text, which I agree is...
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.– Mark Twain (via livejamie)
goodbye utm_source! →
dojo & rails links from last night
I started hacking on a sidebar-based content editor last night, and while using it found some cool projects. dojo’s dijit-powered API browser is amazing dijit’s inline editor works quite well with the keyboard (try the first demo) the dijit BorderContainer is quite nice relevance’s new-world-order is a good starting point for rails apps Here’s what I have so far.
how to move some commits to a new branch →
Using Dojo Rich Editor with Django's Admin →
I like how he used a screenshot of the post itself being edited! Very meta.
sites for finding long-form articles
Amy Hoy linked these on twitter: LONGREADS The Essayist longform.org Give Me Something To Read Excellent stuff.
In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless but planning...– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Want to move fast? Just do this (part 1 – Design) →
delgrosso: “Does long story.” Boom. http://anigram.heroku.com/tony-delgrosso/does-long-story