Simon Willison’s Weblog

Wednesday, 17th December 2003

Google Search: programming language. Python, then Perl, then Java # 4 am

404 ERROR—Ultrashock.com (via) Usability error starring Jakob Nielsen # 3:41 am

PostScript control structures. PostScript is a full on stack-based programming language # 3:39 am

Web Page Development: Best Practices (via) Sound advice too # 3:38 am

2004 Digital Edge Awards Finalists. We’re up for 5 different awards! # 3:16 am

Blaster and the great blackout (via) Bruce Schneier writes for Salon.com # 3:10 am

Q+A—Edward Tufte (via) “There are many true statements about complex topics that are too long to fit on a PowerPoint slide.” # 3:03 am

CSS, Accesibility and Standards Links (via) Great selection of links, nicely formatted # 2:52 am

Microsoft Security FAQ (via) Point your less technical friends here # 2:50 am

Color scheme. Awesome colour scheme helper tool from pixy # 2:43 am

BitTorrent and RSS. Maybe RSS can scale after all # 2:40 am

Winamp 5. Winamp 2 + Winamp 3 + Winamp 5 # 2:38 am

Innapropriate Abstractions. Anders Hejlsberg + Bill Venners + Bruce Eckel = fascinating conversation # 2:09 am