Those crazy geniuses over at Firewheel Design finally released BlinkSale to the public. If you’re looking for an easy and affordable way to manage invoice clients, this may be the way to go. I really like the use of AJAX in the site. It’s easy to toggle between panels with the XMLHTTPRequest’s that are being … Read the rest of this item
The deal, finalized late last week for an undisclosed price, gives Yahoo access to a toolbox of mini-applications – known as widgets – that have built a cult following since Palo Alto-based Konfabulator first introduced them for Apple Computer Inc.’s Macintosh in 2002. To celebrate the purchase, it looks like Konfabulator 2.1 is now a … Read the rest of this item
In an effort to compete with Google’s efforts, Microsoft has released the new MSN VirtualEarth website. Very cool in my opinion.
From Microsoft.com: Today Microsoft Corp. announced the official name of its next-generation Windows® client operating system, formerly code-named “Longhorn.” Video of the name announcement can be seen via the link below. http://www.microsoft.com/winme/0507/25234/Win_Name_MBR.asx More info on Vista can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/default.mspx
According to ActiveWin.com, Longhorn’s official name will be announced this morning at a press conference at 6am PST. According to their sources, Longhorn will be called “Microsoft Windows Vista”. Click here for more details on the name change. Why Vista? Let’s look at how Microsoft’s Encarta defines the word: vis·ta (plural vis·tas) – noun scenic … Read the rest of this item
The folks over at 37Signals have been hard at work making continual improvements to Basecamp, their online project management app. They just enhanced the To-Do List functionality – adding drag and drop sorting, Adding/Editing tasks without reloading. Very cool AJAX stuff going on here. Some people are not going to like these updates. I think … Read the rest of this item
WebMonkey posted a new article on Ruby on Rails for your perusal. If you don’t know what Ruby or Rails is, I suggest you check out: http://www.rubyonrails.com for more info.
This could not have come at a worse time. I came in early this morning, only to discover that my PC at work will not cut on. I fear the storm that ripped through downtown Augusta yesterday may have claimed a victim. Worse part about it? The computer’s only four days out of warranty. Anyways, … Read the rest of this item
Got this via email. Seems like a good idea. Following the disaster in London . . . East Anglian Ambulance Service have launched a national “In case of Emergency (ICE)” campaign with the support of Falklands war hero Simon Weston. The idea is that you store the word “ICE” in your mobile phone address book, … Read the rest of this item
Was glancing through the new linkage on StyleGala, and noticed that Firewheel Design has launched a new website. I really like the design of the new FD website. The use of bright, bold colors… the organization of content. It’s very nicely done. The coolest part about it? They’re not done yet… It’s a “live redesign”. … Read the rest of this item