Simon Willison’s Weblog


Monday, 31st July 2006

A virus for Windows Vista? Wrong. (via) No Monad in Vista. That was the only feature left that I was interested in.

# 8:59 am

HOWTO Avoid Being Called a Bozo When Producing XML. Excellent advice, particularly around character encoding.

# 9:25 am

Thinking XML: Good advice for creating XML (via) Uche Ogbuji’s commentary on the Bozo HOWTO.

# 9:29 am

Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional. Christian’s book is out. I wrote the foreword.

# 10:43 am has the cutest mascot. It’s a tag!

# 10:51 am

about making things (via) Matt Webb on thinking through making.

# 3:09 pm

Afghanistan 2006—a photoset on Flickr. Ben Hammersley is in Afghanistan.

# 3:24 pm

SpyMedia launches photo bounties and a widget—stillborn in MySpace. The MySpace economy: share-cropping in action.

# 8:45 pm

mySQL DBA (via) Dathan’s MySQL performance tuning blog. He tunes Flickr.

# 9:55 pm

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