Simon Willison’s Weblog


Saturday, 16th December 2006

RoundedCornr. Generates code for rounded corner boxes (with optional graded fills—very Web 2.0). Slightly different way of nesting divs to the way I’ve used in the past. # 11:49 pm

YUI CSS Grid builder (via) The YUI CSS grid system can be hard to get your head around. This interactive tool makes it much easier to figure out. # 10:30 pm

SubWiki (via) A wiki that uses Subversion for its data repository, implemented as a Python CGI. # 7:19 pm

Google Code gets wikis and file downloads. Someone finally wrote a project wiki that stores its pages inside the Subversion repository. # 12:35 pm

An open letter to Mike Arrington. Former co-editor Mike Butcher’s take on the demise of TechCrunch UK. “Citizen Kane 2.0”. # 12:19 pm

Dependency injection is the enterprisey name for trampling over namespaces with reckless abandon.

Ted Dziuba # 1:05 am

Fast and Simple Usability Testing. Nat’s 24ways article on practical usability testing (and hedgehogs). # 12:20 am

Never store passwords in a database! The developers just learnt this the hard way. It might be time to change some of your passwords. # 12:01 am