Simon Willison’s Weblog


Monday, 15th January 2007

jQuery 1.1. jQuery is one year old. The latest release features API improvements and some significant optimisations. # 5:13 pm

Five things you may not know about me: 1. My PIN number. 2. The root password for my computer. 3. Where I put the front door key. 4. My sexual peccadillos. 5. What I’ve got in my pocketses.

Jeremy Keith # 11:44 am

Free VMware Server in action. I’m interested in reading more case studies of Virtual Machine deployments in the wild. # 3:18 am

The Django newforms-admin branch. This should make customising the Django admin application a whole lot easier. # 2:43 am

CSS library for Python (via) “A Python package to parse and build CSS Cascading Style Sheets. Partly implements the DOM Level 2 Style Stylesheets and CSS interfaces.” # 2:32 am

Using TextMate with Django. Including a nice looking theme inspired by the Django website. # 2:16 am

How to enable session saving in the new Camino 1.1a2 (via) I’ve stopped spending time in any browser that doesn’t have session saving built in—sorry Safari! # 1:49 am

Ubuntu Screencasts. Fantastic resource—exactly what Ubuntu (and desktop Linux in general) needs. # 1:41 am

Leaving Yahoo!, going freelance

Last Friday was my last day at Yahoo!. I’ve had a fantastic time there, and will really miss working with Tom, Paul and the many other superb Yahoos I’ve had the privilege to meet.

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Designing Google Reader’s trends. “But beyond the visualization, this serves as a good example of collecting and understanding the ambient information that flows through our digital lives.” # 12:53 am