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Create an iPhone styled slide-out Social Locator

Create an iPhone styled slide-out Social Locator

The post iPhone look-alike on your kitchen wall on Hackaday inspired me to create a slide-out Social Locator for my site. If the iPhone interface is intuitive and recognizable enough to be used for a kitchen computer then it is probably a good…

Add a YouTube widget to any web site with jQuery

Add a YouTube widget to any web site with jQuery

Another new addition to the home page of my blog is the “Latest Videos” widget. It pulls in the 6 most recent videos that I have tagged as favorites on YouTube. It also has the option to pull in only videos that I have uploaded, but since I rarely…

Add a Flickr widget to any web site with jQuery

Add a Flickr widget to any web site with jQuery

One of the new additions to the home page of my blog is the “My Latest Photos” widget. It pulls in the 12 most recent pictures that I’ve uploaded to Flickr. It also gives a nice large preview of the image when you mouseover a thumbnail. Like the…

Adding a Twitter Widget to any web site with jQuery

Adding a Twitter Widget to any web site with jQuery

While redesigning my blog I chose to add more of a lifestream effect to the home page of the site. I also made a conscious effort use as much AJAX with jQuery as I could and was appropriate, both to improve perceived performance and just for fun…

My blog has a new home

I finally took the plunge and moved my blog ( http://danhounshell.com ) to Graffiti. No need to update links to RSS feeds, all that should be handled seamlessly by Feedburner. This blog was born in 2004 on Scott Watermasysk’s .Text platform. In 200…

Do you remember the Sharkbytes HO Association?

Do you remember the Sharkbytes HO Association?

First, I feel obliged to explain that the HO association was not organized prostitution. In this case HO is a shortened version of “Horse”, the basketball game played on playgrounds worldwide. Second, I would not expect you to remember SHA unless you…

Where list x has an item in it like y

A list of movies walks into a bar… forget it, that’s not going to work. There once was a list of movies named Gurty Blanchez… hmm, that’s not going to work either. This is another one of those “posting it more for me than you” posts. Whoever is…

Telligent Theming Guide

Today ScottW announced the release of the Customization Guide for the Telligent Evolution Platform . There are a lot of ways you can customize the look and feel of your Telligent Community and Telligent Enterprise site. While there is a lot of…

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 1.0

Beginning ASP.NET MVC 1.0

I finished reading Beginning ASP.NET MVC 1.0 this past weekend. Keyvan Nayyeri and Simone Chiaretta did a great job with this book. It should be simple enough that a pure beginner will be able to get up and running yet it contains enough depth…

Posterous

Any of you dear readers who are subscribed to my blog via RSS may have noticed several posts coming through the RSS feed recently that are not on this site ( http://danhounshell.com ). That’s because I’ve combind this feed with a blog I created…