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The Most Annoying Ad Ever

Silly me - I thought gaudy, in-your-face advertising went out with the Dotcom boom Apparently not As I was reading the Denver Post the other day, I watched in horror, and...

Opera, Ajax and Bugs

Opera 9 is a great browser - it small, standards compliant and fast And not just slightly faster - really fast (I don't believe Apple's browser speed comparision they've put up...

Styling GeoRSS Points

As we add custom styles for MapBuzz, an obvious question is how to style GeoRss points In particular, I would like to specify two images/icons for each Atom entry that has a...

Drinking the Cool Aid

From Stefan: There are way too many examples of this; my favorite one being XMI Amen I drank that cool aid once myself (nothing like learning by...

Not Solving Problems

Bryan Lawrence has an interesting response to my post about integration and GML In his view, GML is not meant for data exchange but instead provides a common language that...

Atom Will Change the World

Its a rare day that a truly good standard comes along Its an even rarer day that the standard get widely adopted So the developers of Atom should stand up and take a bow - not...

MapBuzz Beta

I'm happy to say that MapBuzz has entered beta MapBuzz is a social mapping web site - which means that it makes it easy for you to share what you know about a place with your...

Peter Finally Has a Blog

Exciting news - now that Peter has left Intergraph he can start up his own blog Peter is one of the best known, and brightest, people in the GIS industry so his blog should...

Ruby, libxml and Windows

Let's say my last post tempted you to check out libxml's validation functionality However, you work in shop that develops on multiple platforms, including Windows, OS X and...

Eureka Moments

One of the great mysteries of sofware development is what is the best way to do it Its just like diets - every year or two the latest fad comes roaring through and everyone...

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