Archives for: "June 2008"

SearchMonkey Developer Event

Review: SearchMonkey Developer Event at Wallacespace, 2 Dryden Street, Covent Garden, London, England. WC2E 9NA. 18:30 to 20:00 I'd heard quite a lot about SearchMonkey, Yahoo!'s new search platform but not got around to checking it out, so I was hopi… more »

London Geek Nights: Ajax

Review: London Geek Nights: Ajax at London offices of ThoughtWorks UK. 18:30 to 20:30 First up was a talk by Remy Sharp on jQuery. I got the impression there were a fair few folk there who didn't have much experience with Javascript so it was quite in… more »

Fixing WackoWiki for PHP 5

For a long time now, I've had a WackoWiki implementation on my (not so technical) personal site. It was upgraded from a WikkaWiki which was installed back in March 2003, which makes it about four months older than this blog :) Anyway, the point is it… more »

Amarok Issues with Ogg on Kubuntu

I just spent an hour fannying around with Amarok because it suddenly refused to play Ogg Vorbis encoded files. The correct solution turned out to be in this thread on the Ubuntu forums. The problem I was getting in Amarok was a message like this every… more »

Use the new microformats API in your Firefox 3.0 Extensions

I've had another article published on developerWorks, a short one this time, which looks at utilizing the new Microformats API in the upcoming Firefox 3.0 from within an extension. With it being a purposely short article I had to gloss over some of the… more »

In The Brain of Peter Elst: The evolution of the Flash Platform & ActionScript 3.0

Review: The evolution of the Flash Platform & ActionScript 3.0 at Skills Matter, Sekforde Street, London 18:30 to 20:00 This was my final London Web Week event, my curiosity for Flash had been piqued somewhat by my attendance at the onAIR London ev… more »