Monthly Archives: March 2009

Dojo 1.3 Is Out!

Dojo 1.3 is here! (download site) If you’re already using Dojo, this should be a no-brainer upgrade. It’s out-and-out better. As a quick example, dojo.create(“tagname”, { /*properties*/ }) is now the preferred way to build DOM nodes quickly. Its simple API will be natural to anyone who has used dojo.attr(). Even better, Pete’s exciting PlugD […]

RMS: Crazy Is As Crazy Rants

I suppose we had it too good. JavaScript hackers of the world lived in relative licensing bliss. Organizations like the Dojo Foundation built and preserved large swaths of high-quality code for anyone to build on, and even the outlier toolkits eventually came in from the cold. The open were even progressing toward even more transparent […]

Quicksilver -> Mac QSB

For years now Quicksilver has been the first thing I install on any new Mac I buy. I’ll admit to not being the most advanced Quicksilver user, which I think is easing my transition to the new Quick Search Bar. Unlike it’s windows counterpart, QSB for the Mac seems to be meeting most of my […]

Johnson & Kwak: Off With The Bankers

Simon Johnson and James Kwak make a strong case for common-sense: bankers are fungible commodities.