Archives for: "November 2006"

DevelopMentor Connected Systems Roadshow

I've spent the last two days at the Microsoft Campus, in Thames Valley Park, Reading, at the DevelopMentor Connected Systems Roadshow. There were two tracks - 'Connected Systems' and 'Building Next-Generation Secure & Robust ASP.Net Applications', b… more »

In-the-Brain of Dave Crane: Design Patterns for AJAX!

Tonight I've been to a free talk at Skillsmatter by Dave Crane, all round Javascript guru and co-author of my favorite Ajax books: Ajax in Action. I missed the start of it, thanks to the usual high standard of service on the underground, but I was the… more »

Little buttons of sharing

I've long been jealous of all the little buttons everyone else seems to have on their blogs (have a look at the section 'like this article, share it' on mike-o-matic), to let their readers add the posts to digg or reddit or whatever other social link sha… more »

Startups suffer funding slump

I got my copy of Computing today (one day late) and the main story on the cover was Startups suffer funding slump by James Brown: According to figures from the British Venture Capital Association, investment in early-stage technology companies fell from… more »

More Microformat Goodness

Rel-lint is a lint tool (like a non-authoritative validator) for XFN, rel-tag and other microformats that make use of the rel attribute of links. more »

Introduction to Linux day

If you've ever wondered what all the fuss is about Linux and Open Source, come to the GLLUG's 'Introduction to Linux' day on November 11th in Central London. Click on the link for further details. more »

Microformats Buttons

After my adventures in Microformats yesterday, I was looking for some simple way to indicate on my pages that there were Microformats available. I was thinking along the lines of those little graphics you see to indicate RSS feeds. Couldn't find any th… more »