Simon Willison’s Weblog


Tuesday, 9th January 2007

Guide to the Dabble DB Plugin API (via) This is really nice—Dabble POSTs your plugin script a bunch of CSV values, your script returns CSV for the derived fields. Doesn’t seem to state which flavour of CSV though.

# 11:37 am / api, chad-fowler, csv, dabbledb, plugins

Shelves in Subversion (via) Useful revision control concept that I haven’t seen before.

# 11:41 am / revisioncontrol, subversion

A Semantic Solution for Presenting NSFW Content. It’s basically a NSFW microformat.

# 11:45 am / microformats, nsfw

OpenID Questions. I’ve attempted to provide answers in the comments.

# 11:46 am / jrconlin, openid

IE JScript Performance Recommendations Part 3. Once again, Microsoft’s official advice is to avoid closures entirely rather than learn how to use them safely. Sigh.

# 11:48 am / closures, ie, javascript, microsoft The MacRumors ajax keynote coverage gets better every time—now they have live photos in addition to the text updates. Simple but effective.

# 5:11 pm / ajax, apple, javascript, keynote, macrumors, osx, simplicity, steve-jobs

AirPort Extreme. New today, but didn’t make the keynote. You can plug a USB hard drive in to it and access it over the network.

# 7:22 pm / airportextreme, apple