Google Maps API Released

I thought this was pretty interesting… From If you’re a Javascript geek or a web publisher who wants to get a Google Map onto your site, Google’s just announced the Google Maps API that enables all sorts of creative mapping with assurance that it won’t break as soon as Google changes their code. See… Continue reading Google Maps API Released

Google Earth

Google just released a rebranded version of the Keyhole product they purchased recently. It’s basically a free app to use, but there is a Plus and Pro version available for an extra fee. I think it’s a cool app, but Google Maps is more than suitable for my needs. Google Earth does a lot more,… Continue reading Google Earth

50 Coolest Websites of 2005

Time Magazine selects the 50 Coolest Websites of 2005 in this online feature. Check out their picks for the best in Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Lifestyle, Health & Hobbies, News & Information, and Shopping. (Hat tip: Zeldman) My personal favorites from the list: Lifehacker – Always unusually useful ideas for hacking your life, to make… Continue reading 50 Coolest Websites of 2005

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CSS Preview Page

Tuck this away into your back of web dev goodies: a CSS Preview page. Perfect for testing what the most basic elements of HTML look like when using your stylesheets.

Categorized as Design

Apple Makes the Switch

The grapevine was right this time: Apple will indeed be migrating to Intel chips after all. Steve Jobs made the announcement today at the WWDC in San Francisco, CA. What’s this mean for consumers? Better availability of Apple products. Apple has struggled with keeping up with demand for several years due to low supplies of… Continue reading Apple Makes the Switch

Yahoo! Mindset

Fresh from the Yahoo! Research Labs comes Yahoo! Mindset, a new “intent-driven search”. When you run a query, Mindset lets you toggle results based on their relevance to Shopping or Researching. Best of all… when you move the slider, results change automatically. A little bit of AJAX love, perhaps? Pretty cool stuff so far. I’ll… Continue reading Yahoo! Mindset