Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 13th September 2007

An Introduction to Erlang. Erlang gets the ONLamp tutorial treatment from Gregory Brown. # 5:47 pm

Audio Fingerprinting for Clean Metadata. have started using audio fingerprints to help clean up misspelled artists and duplicate track information. # 5:46 pm

Restructured Text to Anything. Slick set of online tools for converting Restructured Text (one of the more mature wiki-style markup languages) to HTML or PDF. Includes a nice looking API. Powered by Django. # 3:54 pm

Silly MS-DOS 5 Promo Video. I can’t decide if this is better or worse than the Windows 386 rap. # 10:10 am

The Elements of JavaScript Style. Douglas Crockford illustrates better coding practises through refactoring of old code. # 8:22 am