Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 6th May 2010

premasagar’s sandie. “Sandie is a simple method for loading external JavaScript files into a page without affecting the global scope, to avoid collisions between conflicting scripts”—works by loading the script in an invisible iframe (hence a new global scope) and then passing a reference to a callback function in the parent page.

# 8:37 pm / iframes, javascript, sandboxing, recovered, premasagar-rose, sandie

Want to know if your ‘HTML application’ is part of the web? Link me into it. Not just link me to it; link me into it. Not just to the black-box frontpage. Link me to a piece of content. Show me that it can be crawled, show me that we can draw strands of silk between the resources presented in your app. That is the web: The beautiful interconnection of navigable content

Ben Ward

# 8:53 pm / ben-ward, html, links, web, webapps, recovered

Realtime Election Tweets. Jay Caines-Gooby’s realtime election tweet service, using Node.js, nginx and WebSocket with a Flash fallback.

# 9:20 pm / comet, flash, javascript, node, realtime, twitter, websockets, recovered, election, jay-caines-gooby

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