December 2009 Entries
As cool as Tweet-SQL is, I can’t think of a use for it!
It’s an API but it’s not an API! SkyDrive .Net API Client “allows developers to easily integrate Microsoft's Windows Live SkyDrive online storage and sharing services into their own applications”.
You’d probably have to be a little desperate to use something like this. It’s a bit of a shame that there’s no official public API for SkyDrive. The service would be pretty invaluable if one existed.
9gag:Subway Stations around the world
Everything is cool in the beginning...
How to develop iPhone apps on Windows – after reading through that list the “buy a Macbook” option looks pretty good.
Test post! Please ignore!
Marco.org - The Tumblr Backup app hits on an important point and summarises it perfectly: I think a telling mark of any platform or software product is not only how easy it is to get your data in but also how serious and committed are they to letting you get your data out. I have ignored this in the past and it has burned me practically every time (I’m looking at you Evernote). I think everyone has experienced data lock in at some point or another – Google docs recent addition of an ‘export...
Sketchbook for web designers – some useful templates for web designers who like to use paper. A nice professional touch to use for prototyping meetings.
Google Analytics goes async – Google has launched asynchronous tracking for their analytics service.
Not only does it make web sites faster, switching over to this async pattern improves uptime and increases the amount of analytics data gathered. I’ll touch on each of these three benefits, and wrap-up with an overview of the new code snippet.
Why Google Wave Sucks, And Why You Will Use It Anyway – while this TechCrunch post is written in the negative it still has some interesting points about Wave (especially useful if you don’t yet have a Wave account).