Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 26th July 2007

Twitter / Natalie: Its announced and official... We’re both moving to Brighton in September.

# 5:22 pm / brighton, moving, natalie-downe, personal, twitter

Brendan Eich: New Projects. Exciting new projects from Mozilla. ActionMonkey is joined by IronMonkey (IronPython/IronRuby on Tamarin) and ScreamingMonkey (Tamarin for IE). Upgrading IE’s JavaScript using the Flash Player as a vector is a game-changing idea.

# 8:05 pm / actionmonkey, brendaneich, flash, ie, internet-explorer, ironmonkey, ironpython, ironruby, javascript, mozilla, screamingmonkey, tamarin

Mozilla and IronPython: IronMonkey. Interesting to note that all three new Mozilla projects are being lead by experienced Python developers.

# 8:07 pm / ironmonkey, ironpython, javascript, mozilla, python, voidspace

High Scalability (via) New blog about building scalable, reliable sites.

# 8:15 pm / calhenderson, highscalability, scaling

mod_wsgi 1.0 Release Candiate Available. mod_wsgi is shaping up to be an excellent alternative to mod_python.

# 8:21 pm / django, modpython, modwsgi, python

tesseract-ocr. Open source OCR, sponsored by Google. I just sat in on a talk on this at OSCON and the complexity of the problem is pretty incredible.

# 8:23 pm / google, ocr, oscon, oscon07, tesseract

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