These are my links for December 15th through December 22nd:
GIMP – The GNU Image Manipulation Program – GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
Inkscape. Draw Freely. – An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.
Sinatra – Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web-applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
UNISON™ – fully-unified communications software – Unison™ combines a telephone system, email and instant messaging in a single server and client. In one system, it replaces your PBX as well as legacy email servers such as Microsoft Exchange.
WP Framework – WP Framework is a “blank” WordPress theme that empowers you to create awesome WordPress Themes in little to no time!
MobilePress – Enable The Mobile Web – MobilePress is a WordPress plugin that will render your WordPress blog on mobile handsets, with the ability to use customized themes. The plugin also allows specific themes for specific devices / mobile browsers, such as iPhone, Opera Mini, Windows CE Mobile and other generic handset browsers.
The Best Cheat Sheets for Web Developers | Web Resources | WebAppers – Cheat sheet is a reference tool that provides simple, brief instructions for accomplishing a specific task. They have collated a set of best cheat sheets for web developers. It includes some of the popular programming language, e.g. jQuery, Mootools, Prototype, PHP, MySQL and etc.
Helicon Tech – IIS modules and ISAPI filters for URL rewriting and search engine optimization – Helicon Ape beta is a unique module that emulates Apache execution environment on Microsoft IIS. It literally implements Apache configuration model (like .htaccess and httpd.conf files) and all most demanded Apache modules in a single IIS add-on, not only making IIS compatible with Apache, but also extending it’s functionality by a number of highly essential features. You can check complete list of implemented modules in the compatibility chart and the list is going to grow with new builds.
These are my links for October 31st through November 3rd:
Web Development Toolbox: 120+ New Tools for Web Development – Last year we did a post on Web development tools. A lot has changed in the past year, and there are tons of new tools available to developers. Options include drag-and-drop application builders, code repositories, project management and testing apps, and frameworks for working with a variety of coding languages, from Ajax to Ruby to Python
I’ve never been a really big fan of Microsoft’s PowerPoint, and now I’m sure I don’t have to use it again if I don’t have to. I just discovered this Internet-enabled, collaborative presentation tool called Sliderocket .
Lots of times people use Google Analytics, just because it’s easy to implement and it looks nice with the cute dashboard and all. I know, because I see it happening all the time.
I’m not saying you shouldn’t use GA, far from it!
But people should try and think in advance about what would be the best implementation strategy so they can get as much out of Google Analytics as they possibly can, and maybe get some real information about their website and it’s visitors, instead of only looking at the obvious: “how much visitors do I get every day”.
Aboutnico wrote a refreshing post, giving some great advice on how to use GA in a better way, and stay away from those KPI wankers, check it out: “5 tips for using Google Analytics”.
This really is The SHit!! Wow, absolutely amazing!
I’ve heard some good beatboxers in my life, but these two really take it to the next level!
It’s not really hard to understand why Darren Foreman alias Beardyman is the current UK champion beatboxing, check this out: