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Saturday, June 17, 2006

Tiny scrolling ... nice effect

This is a simple, and nice effect, I'll use it ...
You'll fint it here

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

command line web screenshots

I found this windows utility done in C/C++/DOM (thanks Mr Anonymous) to make web screenshot on command line it is called "webshot"
webshot.exe /url "" /out tss.jpg /width 800 /height 600 /bwidth 800 /bheight 600

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

*free* IP geolocation !

I posted IP <--> Latitude/Longitude last week, well I found what I was looking for : A geo-location community repository !
It is called here is what they say about them: is a community-based project to geolocate IP addresses, making the database freely available (see below) but it needs you to put in your city to make it work. It only takes 10 seconds, and you'll get a warm fuzzy feeling of 'doing the right thing' :-)
Time to check them out ... and share your ip (anonymously) ! :)

a rapid html prototyping tool !

This is a simple idea, you may like it ... It is called rendr2
Basically, it does the following: type your html code, and render it. Pretty simple, but it is well done ... and I do not have tools such as Dreamweaver

Simple intro of webwork ... the next Struts !

Simon Brown did a simple and straigtforward review of webwork if you haven't taken a look at this MVC framework, please take a moment to review it !
Enjoy webwork !

Monday, June 12, 2006

Secure PHP with suPHP

Got this link on digg, suPHP can be pretty usefull

suPHP is a tool for executing PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners. It consists of an Apache module (mod_suphp) and a setuid root binary (suphp) that is called by the Apache module to change the uid of the process executing the PHP interpreter.
There is simple how to set it up, it is called "How To Set Up suPHP With PHP4 And PHP5"

Happy installation !

10 reasons why startups condense in America

Paul Graham, made it again with Why Startups Condense in America
Here is what you'll read:
  1. The US Allows Immigration.
  2. The US Is a Rich Country
  3. The US Is Not (Yet) a Police State
  4. American Universities Are Better
  5. You Can Fire People in America.
  6. In America Work Is Less Identified with Employment
  7. America Is Not Too Fussy
  8. America Has a Large Domestic Market
  9. America Has Venture Funding
  10. America Has Dynamic Typing for Careers

  • Attitudes
  • How To Do Better
  • Capital Gains
  • Immigration
  • A Good Vector
Happy reading !

Software Team Turnover: Why Developers Leave (And What You Can Do About It)

Aaron Reed set up a nice article called "Software Team Turnover: Why Developers Leave (And What You Can Do About It)"
Here is what you'll read:
  • Money
  • Morale
  • Burnout
Guess what is the biggest issue :)

Introducing Subversion

Elliotte Harold set up an article called "A brief history of version control" about subversion
Here is what you'll read:
  • Outgrowing CVS
  • Subversion support and adoption
  • Using Subversion from an IDE
  • Checking out a project
  • Verifying the setup
  • Synchronizing with the repository
  • Merging
  • Patching
  • Diffing
  • Deleting
  • In conclusion
Happy reading !