If you have a Windows 8 tablet or laptop you'll be familiar with the Reading List
bookmark app from Microsoft. Whilst great as it is, we have a native application used to save web
based resources, yet not have any web
way of retrieving that same data!
I've submitted a request
to Microsoft via its UserVoice feedback system to allow for an open API access to the Reading List service, thus enabling the community to build additional methods of accessing said bookmarks.Vote up
if you think it's a good idea!
Well it seems as though me tinkering with the CMS (MiniBlog) that runs this blog has made the posts giving a 404 error. I think it has something to do with the HttpCache not refreshing. Regardless, there will be a few oddities whilst I get things back in order around here.
This video is a must watch on how web design has evolved over the last 20 years or so. Amazingly, I’m happy to have been involved with the web for 16 of those years (though no where near at the calibre of Zeldman).
It’s been 9 years since Microformats were conceived, and whilst we don’t talk about it as much these days it’s reassuring to see the effort and development continue. There’s more info at this blog post at microformats.org.
At long last the day has come, well, will come, on the 13th September 2014 the day that I graduate from Southern Cross University with a Bachelor of Information Technology degree. It’s more of a relief than excitement right now, but I’m sure once I hold my testamur in my hand it will be sheer joy.