Apr 16 2009

Why there is no such thing as ‘knowing XML’

In many and various job postings/applications there is a little bullet point that says Requires knowledge of XML As far as I am concerned, if you can spell ‘x’ ‘m’ ‘l’ you know it. This isn’t really the case of course, to know XML you need to know the following: Well-formed-ness Valid Well-formed XML contains […]

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Apr 15 2009

css/javascript footnotes

With the release of rsscms, I wanted to duplicate the footnotes that I have here in WordPress. Thanks to the magic of scriptaculous and prototype – it is relatively easy to do. As always with any JavaScript related solution, it also needs to be backwards compatible with those users who have turned off, or have […]

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Apr 14 2009

synapticloop rsscms

Apart from a few long ‘mini-break’ weekends, rsscms is finally self-aware. The site is now running on the light-weight CMS although the code has yet to make it across. More updates will follow as soon as possible.

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Apr 1 2009

Introducing synapticloop rsscms

Unfortunately, today is not the day to launch a new CMS (Damn you April Fools) – soon we will see the launch of synapticloop rsscms… with a completely re-designed home page. rsscms is a really simple static content management system. Deconstructing the title ‘rsscms’: really simple Something that is not just simple to use, but […]

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Apr 1 2009

Why Internet Explorer Should Support Firefox Extensions

Read in this post Breaking: Internet Explorer 8.1 Eagle Eyes Leaked. And yes, I am well aware that it is an April Fool’s joke. This is not such a far-fetched idea… Firefox extensions are coded in XUL1, which is a powerful XML based user interface language. The specifications are open and readily available which means […]

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