You might have used many site statistics checking mechanisms to keep a track of how much popular your site is. Such mechanisms include using Google Pagerank, Alexa‘s ranking tool, Technorati’s Authority Value, the number of diggs you have got. But this requires you to go to the individual sites to keep a watch. This is time consuming.
Ajaxian recently reported about this tool by the name Xinu which is simply amazing. Some of the amazing statistics it provides are: Read the rest of this entry »
Ajax, from its onset, has seen many debates and discussions which not only have helped it flourish even more in its overall popularity but also have made it gain world wide acceptance and more standardized approach. However, there are still a lot of myths associated with Ajax and many of them have come out through discussions in forums and through the blogosphere. This article tries to relate all of them and recall their origin and the realities attached behind the scenes.
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Web Previews are gaining popularity over the days. WordPress announced the incorporation of Snap preview anywhere in 10% of the free blogs for testing and I had written about the agony caused to the bloggers due to it. Of course I did turn it off but I had also mentioned about my idea about how a preview should be.
A week later I discovered a web preview plugin for Firefox called CoolIris. This was the exact thing I had mentioned and wanted. Read the rest of this entry »