Simon Willison’s Weblog


Monday, 31st July 2006

mySQL DBA (via) Dathan’s MySQL performance tuning blog. He tunes Flickr. # 9:55 pm

SpyMedia launches photo bounties and a widget—stillborn in MySpace. The MySpace economy: share-cropping in action. # 8:45 pm

Afghanistan 2006—a photoset on Flickr. Ben Hammersley is in Afghanistan. # 3:24 pm

about making things (via) Matt Webb on thinking through making. # 3:09 pm has the cutest mascot. It’s a tag! # 10:51 am

Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional. Christian’s book is out. I wrote the foreword. # 10:43 am

Thinking XML: Good advice for creating XML (via) Uche Ogbuji’s commentary on the Bozo HOWTO. # 9:29 am

HOWTO Avoid Being Called a Bozo When Producing XML. Excellent advice, particularly around character encoding. # 9:25 am

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

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