Adobe AIR and HTML. Snook shares some of his experiences working with Adobe AIR in building his Twitter client, Snitter.
Fact: Early adopters always pay too much for new technology. Yesterday’s announcement that the iPhone would be receiving a $200 price drop created a pretty strong backlash. Enough so that an Open Letter to iPhone Owners from Steve Jobs was posted to the Apple website today. Long story short, if you bought an iPhone anytime… Continue reading iPhone owners to get $100 credit
Another new WordPress theme from Patrick: Grape Mint.
Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 was just released – and here’s the kicker: Linux is now supported as well. Is this Microsoft’s attempt at trying to get more widespread adoption of their answer to Flash? You betcha.
The wide variety of plugins available for WordPress is what sold me on the application. If WordPress doesn’t do something you’d expect it to do, there’s probably a plugin available to fill the void. On my site, I use several plugins to keep things running smoothly or to add functionality not present in a core-install… Continue reading Making WordPress work for me
50 Designers × 6 Questions. A great compilation from the folks at Smashing Magazine.
Open Social Web: A Bill of Rights for Users of the Social Web. (ht: StevenRay) Seems like common sense to me, but many of the social networks succeed because they are closed systems. I agree with data portability, but doubt many – if any – of the social networks would acquiesce with any of these… Continue reading Open Social Web
WordPress 2.3 introduces a new feature to the popular blog platform: tagging. Sure, you’ve been able to do it with plugins like Ultimate Tag Warrior in the past, but WordPress’ built-in tag system is simple, unobtrusive, and easy to use. In order to get tags to display on individual posts, we’ll use the_tags. <?php the_tags(‘before’,… Continue reading Tags in WordPress 2.3
This coming weekend I’ll be releasing my second WordPress theme: Nanideska. Nanideska is a two-column theme based on the design I previously had here at cdharrison.com. I was thinking I had a screen capture of it somewhere, but searches through my archives on flickr didn’t yield any results. The following capture/Photoshop image should give you… Continue reading Nanideska
Why we need standards support in HTML email. Well said. Count me in.