Archive for the "Twitter" Tag

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Posted On: 2009 / 04 / 03

It seems Jeff Atwood from Coding Horror has found a new way to identify spam: comments by women are so rare on my blog that when I see a female name in the comments it is 95% likely to be spam. Sad but true. Hey. Fun but sad but true, I'd say :)[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 04 / 01

Troy's Twitter Script for Greasemonkey is the definitive power tool for Twitter addicts. The feature list of this tiny script is amazing: my favorite is media embedding (view pictures or Youtube videos right from within Twitter), Retweet button, on the fly link shrinking when writing and expanding when reading, and much more. Check the full […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 03 / 29

One of Twitter's cool features is that you can really customize your profile, in particular with any background you want. Doing this, you are soon facing a design constraint: Twitter is a fixed width centered column, and your background image will be aligned from the top left corner. So despite all your artistic efforts, your […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 03 / 26

Best practices when it comes to writing plugins is a frequently asked question on the wp-hackers mailing list. Good news: Mark Jaquith, one of the WordPress core developers, has an ebook planned: Too many WordPress plugins have security issues. Solution: I'm writing a short e-book on how to write secure WordPress plugins. I'll buy.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 02 / 28

I bet a number of you will recognize the following logo: on the left side of the picture is the cute bird on his branch as used by Twitter (you see it on their home page when you are logged off, or on the Support page). What about the right side?[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 02 / 25

LastFM Love Tweet: tweets every track you "love" on so you can share it with with your followers. Neat![...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 02 / 21

Now that's a fun, yet a bit extreme, use for Twitter. Anti Privacy is a Greasemonkey extension (ie javascript) bit that, simply put, tweets every URL you visit, as seen for instance here. Consider this the absolute opposite of privacy. First thoughts: LOL, with a snatch of OMG, and obviously a morsel of WTF. Now, […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 08 / 29

If anyone is interested, I have invites for Jaiku, Google's Twitter service. Leave a comment with your email.[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 06 / 30

wpdevel follows what gets committed into WordPress core. This may be easier (and less cluttered) than the wp-svn mailing list (except for the occasional Twitter downtime that is:)[...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2008 / 06 / 28

twitvn: sends SVN commits to a Twitter feed. That'd be fun to have a Twitter account for, say, WordPress commits.[...] → Read more