Sep 6, 2006 News Wire

Kevin Yank
  • I was recently asked how to place a Flash movie in a file without violating XHTML compliance and without requiring JavaScript be enabled. This blog entry demonstrates the method I currently recommend.
  • Andrei Herasimchuk’s open letter to Adobe asking that several core fonts (Adobe Caslon Pro, Adobe Jenson Pro, Franklin Gothic, Frutiger, Futura, Gill Sans, Helvetica Neue, Univers) be released into the public domain.
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  • Hear ye! Hear ye! Get your carousel components here! Carousels seem to be all the rage all of a sudden. This implementation is based on components of the Yahoo! User Interface Library.
  • This carousel component is a plug-in for the jQuery JavaScript library.
  • Lastly, this carousel control is a port of the Yahoo! User Interface version above to the Prototype/ JavaScript libraries, and is therefore better suited for use in Ruby on Rails applications.
  • Fourteen of the people behind Internet pioneers like PayPal, Yahoo!, and Netflix offer their advice to entrepreneurs doing business online.
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  • Free, full-length, online and PDF versions of the just-released book from Wiley on Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0, including the new Java Persistence API. I attended a talk by lead author Rima Patel Sriganesh recently; she really knows her stuff.
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  • The lack of official documentation for Prototype may finally be on the verge of being solved as awesome new features appear: binding event listeners with arguments, up/down/next/previous methods for DOM traversal, and more.
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