Converting CSV to XML
There’s a bit a functionality on one of the projects that I’m working on where I need to do a lookup. The data I’ve been given is in an Excel spreadsheet – which I needed to convert to XML (as ultimately the data will be stored in a CMS that handles XML better). I’ve done a lot of projects where I need to convert XML to Excel (via CSV), but not many where I need…
How Many HTML Elements Can You Name in 5 Minutes?
How Many HTML Elements Can You Name in 5 Minutes? I got 82! Named: A, ABBR, ACRONYM, ADDRESS, APPLET, AREA, B, BASE, BIG, BLOCKQUOTE, BODY, BR, BUTTON, CENTER, CITE, CODE, COL, COLGROUP, DD, DFN, DIR, DIV, DL, DT, EM, FONT, FORM, FRAME, FRAMESET, H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6, HEAD, HR, HTML, I, IFRAME, IMG, INPUT, INS, KBD, LABEL, LEGEND, LI, LINK, MAP, META, NOFRAMES, NOSCRIPT, OBJECT, OL, OPTGROUP, OPTION, P, PARAM, PRE, Q, S,…
I made a couple of Greasemonkey userscripts this afternoon… both related to Flickr’s machine-tags, one for IMDb and the other for Last.fm.
Dodgy PNG Colour Rendering
I thought I was going mad, but it seems that browsers (specifically IE6/7 & FF) still render PNGs differently! (It’s related to the Gamma Correction and Colour Correction)
I’m reading a lot about Yahoo’s Pipes this morning… I had a quick play around with it, looks like a really easy way to mash-up data/web-services!
Install multiple versions of IE on your PC
I’ve known about this for ages, but came across it again today. I still have upgraded to IE7 (since I’m a Firefox convert), but if you need to run multiple versions of IE on the same PC, TredoSoft have two nice pieces of software: IE7 Standalone and MultipleIEs
Brit Lit Blogs relaunched
Brit Lit Blogs has been relaunched! – it’s been good hard work and well worth it!
Yahoo and MSN will use Google’s Sitemap Protocol
Yahoo and MSN are uniting with Google to provide support for the Sitemap Protocol! (more info here – sitemaps.org)
SimplePie 1.0 Beta 3
SimplePie 1.0 Beta 3 gets released later today… which means I’ll be one step closer to the BLB relaunch!