- Browser Comparison: Firefox 2 Beta 1, Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3, and Opera 9.0–Review on ExtremeTe
One of the first of what will be many comparative reviews of the new generation of browsers.
- Five common PHP design patterns
A detailed look at five design patterns that come in handy when building web applications using the object oriented features in PHP5: the factory pattern, the singleton pattern, the observer pattern, and the chain-of-command pattern.
- Building a Photo Tagging Site using ASP.NET 2.0, LINQ, and Atlas
Microsoft Developer Divison General Manager Scott Guthrie, demonstrates the use of LINQ (the new inline query language for .NET) and Atlas (Microsoft’s AJAX toolkit) to build a tagged photo gallery in ASP.NET 2.0.
- What is the 1% rule?
On any site that hosts user-contributed content, in general 1% of visitors will create new content, 10% of visitors will interact with (e.g. comment on) it, and the remaining 89% will simply view it.
- What Is Geronimo?
A gentle introduction to Geronimo, Apache’s open source Java application server, which is actually simply a framework enabling you to combine your own selection of components to build a custom server to meet your needs.
- XMLHttpRequest in IE7: case-sensitive
A potential pitfall for developers who may have written code explicitly for Internet Explorer 6’s ActiveX implementation of XMLHttpRequest. The new native XHR object in IE7 is case sensitive when it comes to its fields and methods.
- Juggernaut: Comet for Rails?
Rails may be the first major web development framework with built-in support for on-demand server-to-browser connections, thanks to the new Juggernaut plug-in that relies on Flash 6 to listen for server-initiated connections.
- Apollo Developer FAQ
- On My Way to Microsoft!
Microsoft has acquired Winternals, the makers of the Sysinternals collection of free Windows utilities. You should drop by the site and grab those that seem useful, as Microsoft may make them harder to obtain. I love Junction.
- Unicode 5.0.0
This new major update to the Unicode standard will have little effect on most developers, but does include 1,369 new characters for languages both obscure and commonplace.
- Ten Things Yahoo! Is Already Doing with the YUI Library
The Yahoo! User Interface Library blog offers up ten slick examples of the library in use on Yahoo!’s own sites.