Archive for May, 2009

Greasemonkey script: Facebook Reorder Sidebar

Hate scrolling down to see birthdays on Facebook? I just wrote a quick user script to reorder the parts in the sidebar on Facebook’s homepage.

Before: Requests, Suggestions, Sponsored, Highlights, Events/Birthdays, Connect
After: Requests, Events/Birthdays, Suggestions, Highlights, Sponsored, Connect

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Google I/O Keynote 2009, day 2

Google I/O 2009 Keynote, Day 2
4/28/2009

Google Wave - Product, Platform, and Protocol

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Notes from Google I/O Keynote 2009, day 1

Google I/O Keynote

Wednesday 5/27/2009

San Francisco, CA #io2009

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Standalone icons for Prism & Fluid: Gmail, GCal, & Wave

Today I tried Mozilla Prism (cross platform) and Fluid (mac only), both of which are used to create single-site browsers (SSBs).  I especially wanted to use them for GMail and Google Calendar since those are the two web apps I consistently have open in a tab at all times.

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WordPress Plugin: Arbitrary Shortcodes

For a new project, I’m working on launching a large number of very similar WordPress installations with minimal effort. I needed a way to have WordPress automatically parse some kind of template tag or shortcode (like “[client_name]“) across all the different pages on the site. Not only that, I needed the field’s values to be easily updated in one place, and there would be an arbitrary number of shortcodes.

So I wrote my first WordPress plugin

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