GeekSpeak for 2006-05-27

JavaScript Anthology

The [Man in Blue|http://themaninblue.com], Cameron Adams, joins the Geeks for a discussion of his new book, The JavaScript Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks.

Learn all about the power behind Web 2.0 from this web development expert.


Cameron Adams has a degree in law and one in science. His buisness cards say, “Web Technologist” because he likes to have a hand in graphic design, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, and anything else that takes his fancy that morning. While running his own business ([themaninblue .com|http://themaninblue.com]) he’s consulted and worked for numerous government departments, nonprofit orginizations, large corporations, and tiny statups. Cameron lives in Melbourne, Australia, where, between coding marathons, he likes to play soccer and mix some tunes for his irate neighbors.

News:

Canon to [stop making single-lens cameras|http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060525/ap_on_bi_ge/japan_canon]

Wikipedia page on [Net Neutrality|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_neutrality]

HD-DVD may have [region codes|http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060526-6927.html] like current DVDs, which prevent playback of DVDs from other regions.

Links:

Yahoo! [UI Library|http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/], full of helpful (and cross browser) javascript utilites for your site.