Simon Willison’s Weblog


Tuesday, 29th May 2007

Outcry over TV kidney competition. Reality television is now a parody of itself. # 11:01 pm

Announcing FOWA Expo—London October 2007. I’m chairing the development track. # 10:08 pm

Top XSS exploits by PageRank. Yahoo!, MSN, Google, YouTube, MySpace, FaceBook all feature. # 10:07 pm

XSSed. Cross-site scripting resource and vulnerabilities archive, including reported (unpatched) holes ordered by PageRank. # 10:03 pm

typogrify (via) “Typogrify is a collection of Django template filters that to help prettify your web typography by preventing ugly quotes and widows and providing CSS hooks to style some special cases.” # 7:38 pm

Emiller’s Balls-Out Guide to Nginx Module Development. Extremely detailed guide to extending the nginx Web server using C. # 7:38 pm

Nat and I had a bit of a mini-hackday this bank holiday Monday. Nat’s been doing a great job summoning local geeks out of the woodwork with Oxford Geek Nights event, but it’s still pretty hard to find other interesting events in the Oxfordshire area. It’s not that there aren’t any, it’s just that the geek community in Oxford is currently pretty fragmented.

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