Jakob Nielsen: Is Navigation Useful?
David Theige: "My favorite feature of EditThisPage.Com is people." Look in the links section down the left edge of David's site. He's pointing to the sites he reads. So does Brent. I've been doing it too. So do a lot of other people.
Faisal Jawdat's quote file has lots of cool quotes.
One of my favorite FAQ pages. No kidding!
Press release: Wal-Mart and Accel partner. "The combination of the trusted Wal-Mart brand and retail expertise with the company-building and technology savvy of Accel Partners is an exciting development for our customers, Wal-Mart.com and the Internet."
Susan Kitchens is grappling with zealotry. Here's a wish that Ms. Kitchens tells her story about MetaCreations, without paying attention to people with an axe to grind.
Yes, like Sally Field we do really like Auntie Alias. How could we not? After all, her home page (the real one) plays the Dancing Hamsters theme song!
Brent Simmons rents movies, gets food and groceries, via the web. "I've probably had groceries delivered 30 times by now. My wife wondered if they'd let their most regular customers in on their IPO. Okay, so we're dreaming. But I think they're going to make a million trillion dollars."
Josh Neal, a former Cobalt support engineer, joins the discussion at Qube Quorner.
A brief history of Microsoft on the Web. "Mark Ingalls recalls that when he first typed www.microsoft.com into a Web browser to ensure it hadn't already been claimed, he was surprised to find a site already there. He traced the site to pioneering Microsoft developer J Allard, who had claimed the server name to test out his new TCP/IP networking stack."
Clues about our next steps with Manila and how it relates to the differences in HTML support in Windows and Mac.
Manila users may find it interesting to review the slide show that announced the product two months ago.
MacBird is a piece of the puzzle. "In the ironic world of the Internet, if MacBird should be ported universally, to Windows, BeOS and Linux, as examples, you'll find that developers will be more likely to take advantage of the powerful user interface capabilities of the Macintosh."
***For people running their own Frontier 6.1 servers
A little-known fact, Frontier 6.1's Control Panel allows for plug-ins, you link them in thru XML. Jason Levine wrote one that expands greatly on our simple but limited HTTP log browser.
In this sample, Brent shows you how to add modular components to a template using a macro, and building off the DG that's part of every Manila site.
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