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Archive for September, 2008

Posted by cadsmith on September 27, 2008

Skyfire displays web pages and media on phone as normal and can handle ajax. For example, able to post online reply where IE was unable to login to same site. Twitter labelled entry as from web rather than from mobile web as with previous entries to m.twitter.com.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 16, 2008

Twitter added to mobile links.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 15, 2008

Gnosis firefox-addon does page interpretation and indexing. Hitting ctrl-shift-N bings up side-bar that has several categories, e.g. Company, country, Industry Term, Person, Technology, and URL. Toolbar lets user highlight entries on page and navigate. Right-click on term invites search on selection among Reuters, Google, Wikipedia and Technorati.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 14, 2008

Windows Live Mobile has office email.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 13, 2008

Added friendfeed account to read this blog, facebook, last.fm, linkedin, spaces blog, twine and youtest wiki.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 13, 2008

Read Simply Javascript, Kevin Yank and Cameron Adams, 2007, 424pp.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 10, 2008

Read Google Web Toolkit Applications, Ryan Dewsbury, 2007, 608pp. Author video. Blog. Related videos. Source.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 6, 2008

Read Pragmatic Software Testing: Becoming an Effective and Efficient Test Professional, Rex Black, 2007, 366pp.
Author uses simulated case study of system under test to illustrate topics. Wiki.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 5, 2008

Portable Chrome allows the users to install the Google browser on a memory stick. It took up 43.3 MB after installation by downloaded executable Portable_Google_Chrome_04.09.2008 (11.3MB). After ChromeLoader startup, the size used was 48.9 MB and a second window brought the total to 53.7. Browsing increases the space used. Can click the rightmost icon for tools, e.g. to clear saved browsing data.

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Posted by cadsmith on September 4, 2008

Imported bookmarks to Twine beta from delicious merged from zigtag. This feature was just added along with item ratings. It automatically adds names of people, places and organizations from bookmarks to the tags. Seemed to max out at 31 of each on items tab, or 16 on summary page, where delicious had 200 active. (Some software gets anomalously promoted to personhood, e.g. Ajax, Ruby, and Ruby Inside.) This ability relieves a bottleneck for users. The duration to input 1232 items was about 17 minutes.

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