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  • Posted Facebook Connect demo Part 1 to iBizDaily
    I recently set up a quick demo of Facebook Connect...Basically it gives you the ability to leverage Facebook data for use on your site. Facebook Connect is the next evolution of Facebook Platform - enabling you to integrate the power...
  • Posted Five Reasons Why Developers are Switching to Mac... really? to iBizDaily
    Interesting post over at smashingmagazine...Not sure I agree with all five reasons... I can see if you are a developer and work either for yourself or you are in a position to make that decisions that will effect an enterprise-wide...
  • Posted More on Wolfram|Alpha.... to iBizDaily
    The Wolfram|Alpha search engine launches on May 9th...Here is a nice article from h+ that breaks down how it all works: Despite his disclaimer, Wolfram|Alpha looks like a search engine, in that there's a one-line box where you type in...
  • Commented on Design Patterns for Faceted Navigation
    Looks like you where ahead of your time.......
  • Commented on A shot across the bow to search engine marketers?
    How will it impact your business...
  • Commented on Why Wolfram Alpha won't replace Google
    With this new search technology they may be giving you those looks more often....lets wait and see if it lives up to the hype...
  • Posted Google Reveals Top Secret Server Designs to iBizDaily
    This is an interesting approach to data center architecture: Google's big surprise: each server has its own 12-volt battery to supply power if there's a problem with the main source of electricity. The company also revealed for the first time...
  • Posted 10 skills developers will need in the next five years to iBizDaily
    Just came across this from techrepublic.com... basically its a list of skills developers will need in the next 5 years: With the recent changes in the economy, a lot of developers are focused on their short-term job prospects. At the...
  • Posted FireShot plug for Firefox to iBizDaily
    I just added the FireShot plugin for Firefox. What I needed was a way to quickly make notes on a page and share those with the team... The plugin converts the page into an image and allows you to make...
  • Posted Five Useful and Free CSS templates to iBizDaily
    Here are five useful and free css templates: 1. Little boxes -16 basic box layouts 2. Layout Gala - 40 layouts 3. Jimmy Lin - 8 Layouts 4. Six Shooter Media - 15 templates 5. Opensource Templates -15 templates...
  • Posted Spy on your competitors to iBizDaily
    If you ever wanted to know what your online competition is paying for keywords and adwords, check out SpyFu.com. Here is a quick snapshot of what ebay is paying: You can also search by keyword to see how much certain...
  • Commented on Why Wolfram Alpha won't replace Google
    I agree..They should have called this the Cliff Clavin machine....it will be source for many useless stats, once reserved for people like Cliff....good stuff....
  • Posted Why Wolfram Alpha won't replace Google to iBizDaily
    Here are a few interesting viewpoints on why Alpha wont be a google killer, but a new kind of service that can function side by side. This is from Doug Lenat - I was positively impressed with Wolfram Alpha: At...
  • Posted Google Chrome has a new beta to iBizDaily
    Google Chrome has a new beta. I have been using Chrome and have come to like many of the features..One of my favorites is the landing page with my most visited sites..Im lazy so it makes it easy for...
  • Commented on The next major search breakthrough?
    I agree that it is not like google..or a threat..I think its easy for "journalist" to claim something is a google killer to get the eyeballs...
  • Posted The next major search breakthrough? to iBizDaily
    This week we will be discussing wolframalpha.com.The next big thing in search... or so it seems. Wolframalpha.com is a "computational knowledge engine", basically its an answer engine and not a search engine. What that means is instead of searching the...
  • Posted My First Facebook app to iBizDaily
    Intrigued by the idea of developing a Facebook app to generate large amounts of income from the millions of Facebook users hitting my app, I decided to give it a try. It was surprisingly easy to get the basics up...
  • Commented on Time to look into developing a Facebook app
    Its a good idea...you would need to host the high res images yourself..not on facebook servers...
  • Posted Time to look into developing a Facebook app to iBizDaily
    I came across this today: Some Indie Facebook Developers Pulling In Over $700,000 A Month The mass media may be enamored of the rags-to-riches stories of developers on Apple's App Store, but it isn't the only game in town for...
  • Commented on Adding Twitter Feeds To Your Blog
    Not true....love it...
  • Posted Adding Twitter Feeds To Your Blog to iBizDaily
    I came across a nice tutorial on how to add your tweets to your blogs, by Remy Sharp Below is a working example of loading twitters after the page has completed, thus preventing the whole page from locking up. getTwitters('remysTweets1',...
  • Posted Friday Funny to iBizDaily
    We dont do code reviews enough....but when we do, this is typically how it goes....
  • Posted ScribeFire Blog Editor to iBizDaily
    I just installed ScribeFire, a Firefox add-on (plug in, extension etc.) that enables you to post a quick blog post with the click of a button in Firefox. Basically it's a browser tool that lets you compose and save a...
  • Commented on 5 Useful Project Management Tools
    Thanks Susan, deskaway looks like a comprehensive PM tool...I will add it to the list...
  • Posted 5 Useful Project Management Tools to iBizDaily
    There are a number of project management tools out there today, most are general use and broad in their scope..what I have here are 5 that are useful for internet applications/site development projects. Devshop is a hosted project management application...
  • Posted GALLERIA - Javascript Image Gallery to iBizDaily
    This is a good image gallery script library: Galleria is a javascript image gallery written in jQuery. It loads the images one by one from an unordered list and displays thumbnails when each image is loaded. It will create thumbnails...
  • Commented on Pagination with Movable Type
    Any downside to performance for allowing 15 posts per page?...
  • Posted 5 Great AJAX Dynamic List Solutions to iBizDaily
    They are called a number of things: dynamic lists, auto completer, or auto suggest. Basically this is the functionality like when you type a search into Google and the most relevant list of topics appear as you type: Here are...
  • Posted Google Friend Connect to iBizDaily
    Im not sure what to make of this yet...Basically Google Friend Connect lets you add what they call "social features" to your website. With the social bar, your visitors will be able to see crucial info at a glance and...
  • Posted jQuery Javascript Library to iBizDaily
    We are seeing and using this more and more recently: jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery is designed to change the way...
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