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Diigo Bookmarks 02/08/2011

<p class="diigo-description"> &#8220;The Deconstructed series is designed to visually and interactively deconstruct the internal code of JavaScript libraries, including jQuery, Prototype and MooTools. </p> <p> It breaks the physical JavaScript into visual blocks that you can easiliy navigate. Each block opens to reveal its internal code. Clickable hyperlinks allow you to follow program flow.&#8221; </p> <p class="diigo-tags"> <span>tags:</span> <a href="">jquery</a> <a href="">programming</a> <a href="">development</a> <a href="">javascript</a> </p> <p class="diigo-description"> Use this page to create no-tracking cookies for advertising organisations that support them.

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Diigo Bookmarks 01/29/2011

<p class="diigo-description"> Free version of software to do data analysis (BI/MI) and dashboards. </p> <p class="diigo-tags"> <span>tags:</span> <a href="">software</a> <a href="">windows</a> <a href="">database</a> </p>

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Diigo Bookmarks 01/28/2011

<p class="diigo-description"> &#8220;Open Source PHP application which allows you to easily create a highly customizable database front-end/application without coding. You can use it to create in a few minutes a very basic CRUD (create, read, update, delete) database front-end or to develop a more sophisticated database application.No programming skills are needed to use it; if however you are a PHP programmer with DaDaBIK you can save tens of hours of work.

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Diigo Bookmarks 01/18/2011

<p class="diigo-description"> Gets web content using custom searches and builds custom output as RSS feeds, XML or Web Widgets </p> <p class="diigo-tags"> <span>tags:</span> <a href="">web</a> <a href="">search</a> <a href="">reference</a> <a href="">rss</a> </p>

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Diigo Bookmarks 01/07/2011

<p class="diigo-description"> Oracle Application Express (Oracle APEX) is a rapid web application development tool for the Oracle database. Using only a web browser and limited programming experience, you can develop and deploy professional applications that are both fast and secure. Oracle APEX is a fully supported, no cost option of the Oracle database. </p> <p class="diigo-tags"> <span>tags:</span> <a href="">development</a> <a href="">sql</a> <a href="">html</a> <a href="">software</a> <a href="">windows</a> <a href="">linux</a> <a href="http://www.

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Diigo Bookmarks 12/06/2010

<p class="diigo-description"> Web-based video conferencing tool. Up to 10 people free. Voice, video, instant message, shared screen. Flash based so only requirements are a browser with flash enabled. For USA based people, there is also a conference call number. Public and private conferences allowed and the &#8220;rooms&#8221; can be persistent for long term use. </p> <p class="diigo-tags"> <span>tags:</span> <a href="">collaboration</a> <a href="">web</a> <a href="">video</a> </p>

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How to repost Blog entries and Diigo links

It can be hard to keep track of the various social networks that you want to post to. In particular I want to ensure that my Blog posts and [Diigo saved links][1] get reposted to [Twitter][2] and Facebook. I used to have some complex set-up that worked intermittently. Now however, I’ve started using [TwitterFeed][3] which is much simpler to manage and seems pretty robust. I have two feeds set up, one that reads the RSS feed from this blog and another that reads the RSS feed from my [Diigo account][1].

Monitoring a Broadband Router

Just been asked this question by an ex-colleague so I thought it would be good to do a write up. How do I monitor my broadband router? There are a number of measurements that you can do to see the health of your router. External Monitoring Firstly, you can measure whether the outside world can “see” your router. This does mean that you have to allow “pings” from the Internet which does slightly reduce your router security and so this feature is often turned off by default.

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Diigo Bookmarks 12/01/2010

<p class="diigo-tags"> <span>tags:</span> <a href="">freeware</a> <a href="">software-list</a> </p> <p class="diigo-description"> Use a Steamer Basket to Reheat Leftover Turkey in Juicy Fashion<br /> All that sliced white and dark stuff in your fridge? The microwave and oven are just waiting to dehydrate it on your second (and third, and fourth) go-rounds. Heat it up with a bit of steam for the best possible leftovers. </p> <p> Kitchen testers extraordinaire Cooks Illustrated offers this simple technique��?

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Diigo Bookmarks 11/24/2010

<p class=‘diigo-description’> A large &#8220;meta&#8221; library of eBook links. Largely non-fiction. Covering history, science, politics, etc. A great research resource. </p> <p class=‘diigo-tags’> <a style=‘color:#000 !important;text-decoration:none !important;’ href=‘'&gt;tags&lt;/a&gt;: <a href=‘'&gt;ebooks&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;search&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;free&lt;/a> </p>

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Diigo Bookmarks 11/18/2010

<p class=‘diigo-description’> Simple, online code generator for HTML forms. Create the form, generate the backend code to manage the data in a database. </p> <p class=‘diigo-tags’> <a style=‘color:#000 !important;text-decoration:none !important;’ href=‘'&gt;tags&lt;/a&gt;: <a href=‘'&gt;development&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;sql&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;php&lt;/a> </p> <ul class=‘diigo-comments’> <li> Web Form Factory is an open source web form generator which<br /> automatically generates the necessary backend code to tie your form to<br /> a database.<span class=‘diigo-post-by’> &#8211; post by <a href="http://www.

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Diigo Bookmarks 11/10/2010

<p class=‘diigo-description’> Talend&#8217; data management solutions cover three key domains: </p> <p> Data Integration<br /> Data Quality<br /> Master Data Management </p> <p class=‘diigo-tags’> <a style=‘color:#000 !important;text-decoration:none !important;’ href=‘'&gt;tags&lt;/a&gt;: <a href=‘'&gt;software&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;freeware&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;payware&lt;/a> </p>

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Diigo Bookmarks 11/05/2010

<p class=‘diigo-description’> Some quick recommendations on securing iPads for enterprise use. </p> <p class=‘diigo-tags’> <a style=‘color:#000 !important;text-decoration:none !important;’ href=‘'&gt;tags&lt;/a&gt;: <a href=‘'&gt;security&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;iPad&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;iPhone&lt;/a> </p>

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Diigo Bookmarks 10/29/2010

<p class=‘diigo-description’> Not tried this yet but it could be just the thing for getting calendar data back out of Google Calendar. </p> <p class=‘diigo-tags’> <a style=‘color:#000 !important;text-decoration:none !important;’ href=‘'&gt;tags&lt;/a&gt;: <a href=‘'&gt;excel&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;converter&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;web&lt;/a> <a href=‘'&gt;TODO&lt;/a> </p>

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Diigo Bookmarks 10/20/2010

<p class=‘diigo-description’> Don&#8217;t be put off by the title. This is an interesting insight into issues in the Apple world and perhaps acts as a bit of a balance to the Apple marketing machine. </p> <p class=‘diigo-tags’> <a style=‘color:#000 !important;text-decoration:none !important;’ href=‘'&gt;tags&lt;/a&gt;: <a href=‘'&gt;mac&lt;/a> </p>