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SmilScript&Dojo&Cocoon&Wysiwyg

Particolare dal sito vectoreal.comSome news linked by serendipity:
While Firefox 1.5 arrive today to Release Candidate 2, Vectoreal released a script supporting SMIL animations (so tags like <animateMotion>, <animateTransform> etc..) still absent in SVG native plugin of new born in home Mozilla. This is a testing SVG. (and, as usual, for Firefox 1.x, Explorer, Opera 7.x users here’s the Adobe plugin) |inline

Technorati’s Apis + Ajax

Logo Technorati ApisUpdate: a new version of the script is available here.

Inspired by the swiss example, one week ago Luca Conti launched the proposal to create an italian blogs ranking based on Technorati.
To the point, searching for a simple way to made it, I found and suggested Duck Soup, a PHP library that allow simple utilization of all the infos served by Technorati’s APIs.

Using its BlogInfoQuery support, I create an AJAX powered simple way that returns the datas that Technorati links to every blog.

Here’s the example: just enter the URL of your blog, click the button and wait two seconds.

Technorati’s Blog Info

How it works?
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Recovery. . .

. . . of weekend’s links:
– The style in synthesis: CSS Shorthand Guide.
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Waiting for Firefox 1.5 beta 1 . . .

…that should be out today, has been release yesterday the Release Candidate.
In the meantime, a javascript* expert as Jim Ley found the way to rendering the paths draw with Google Maps in SVG instead VML.

Update:
here is.

*from the posts I suggest one dedicated to the XML Http Request, written three years before the ‘exploit’ of AJAX.

Really really, hey!

3 steps to make an idea (and much more) of XML in a morning:

1) Read A Really, Really, Really Good Introduction to XML.

2) Begin the good XSLT Tutorial e the fresh XPath tutorial entrambi di zvon.org.

3) Find how XML is without limits with XmlChess, “an Xml Schema for use in the exchange of chess game information”.

Powerxml preview

From 15 to 18 august in Enschede, Netherlands, will be Svg Open, the 4° world conference dedicated to scalable vector graphics.
There will be a bit of Italy: Maurizio Tesconi e Andrea Marchetti from CNR of Pisa will introduce PowerXML, a tool fully in XML for the creation of presentations.
With the soul will appearCentral Scrutinizer, too, because I contribute, between the other things, at the design of project.
Slow with the curiosity: I’ll tell you about PowerXML in the next months, while here is the paper of presentation.

“Podcasting for all!”

It seemsthat is now released version beta of Odeo, a service to listen, create and share podcasts.
So tag catalogation passed also trought audio files: there’s who exult for tag “sex”.

Update: Original the visualization approachof FAQ, lay out as usual in only a page: the click over link to one of the listed questions not only position the page in corrispondence of the anchor, but it do light and then switch off the related div.
At the first time it remember me Ajax technicque”Yellow Fade” by 37 Signals, then after a look at the codes I found that It use Prototype, una libreria javascript di Sam Stephenson (the core of script.aculo.us.


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