Archive for July, 2008

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Love is in the AIR

SitePen Inc. has released their incredible Dojo Toolbox, an Adobe AIR powered application you can use at those times when you don’t have internet, when you’re too lazy to use the internet or when you just want to use an amazing piece of dojo code including an api viewer, a dojo build tool and a very helpful collection of dojo links to dojo resources.

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Dates to remember

Dealing with dates in software can be trickier than it seems.  The web and Javascript add to the challenge.  Because your code is on the web, users are likely to execute it in a variety of platforms in different locales and time zones, and Javascript isn’t always helpful abstracting these issues in development.  Javascript has got a bunch of quirks of its own related to dates, perhaps worthy of their own cookies, but it’s got a reasonably straightforward API.  Read the rest of this entry »