Random links for October 2010

Published on Sunday, November 7, 2010

Here are a few links that I found interesting for one reason or another.

  • Phono - jQuery Phone Plugin

    Phono is a simple jQuery plugin and JavaScript library that turns any web browser into a phone; capable of making phone calls and sending instant messages. You can even connect to SIP clients; all with a simple unified API.

  • re-linq

    With re-linq, it's now easier than ever to create full-featured LINQ providers. Instead of the IQueryable expression tree, re-linq gives you an abstract syntax tree that resembles the original LINQ query expression.

  • Readmeo - Read your links later

    So much to read, so little time? Readmeo is a simple tool that allows you to save links for reading later.

  • Fillerati - Faux Latin is a Dead Language

    I made Fillerati because I grew tired of reading "Lorem ipsum..." on every new design I was working on. It's built with HTML5 and CSS2/CSS3, and consequently is best viewed in a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Opera.

  • HubbleDotNet - Free open-source SQL full-text search database can be used as search engine

    HubbleDotNet is an free open-source full-text search database project based on .Net Framework which can be used as search engine system. Fast, precise, SQL supported, distributable and easy to use.

  • Elastic CSS Framework

    A simple css framework to layout web-based interfaces, based on the printed layout techniques of 4 columns but with capabilities to unlimited column combinations. and capacity to make elastic, fixed and liquid layout easily.

  • Code Flow 49: Automatic INotifyPropertyChanged with DynamicObject

    In this post, I show how to use the DynamicObject class introduced in .Net 4 to create a proxy that wraps access to another object’s properties while adding automatic support for INotifyPropertyChanged.

  • Extension Method

    ExtensionMethod.NET is a database of C# 3.0, F# and Visual Basic 2008 extension methods. It contains many user-rated extension methods that will expand your code library immediately.

  • HTML5 enabling script

    Since HTML5 is getting more attention by way of marking up our new pages, and the only way to get IE to acknowledge the new elements, such as , is to use the HTML5 shiv, I've quickly put together a mini script that enables all the new elements.

  • #eCSStender.org { content: "Homepage"; }

    Say goodbye to the browser-specific properties and hacks cluttering your files and say hello to lean, mean CSS. With eCSStender, when you write the rules, browsers pay attention.

  • GalaSoft - MVVM Light Toolkit

    The main purpose of the toolkit is to accelerate the creation and development of MVVM applications in WPF, Silverlight and in the Windows Phone 7.

  • NBuilder - Rapid generation of test objects for .NET

    Through a fluent, extensible interface, NBuilder allows you to rapidly create test data, automatically assigning values to properties and public fields that are of type of the built in .NET data types (e.g. ints and strings).

  • Fluent Assertions

    Fluent Assertions is a set of .NET extension methods that allow you to more naturally specify the expected outcome of a TDD or BDD-style test.

  • fit-PC2

    fit-PC2 is smaller than a soft drink can. In fact, it is the smallest PC available. fit-PC2 is not only tiny, but also fanless. fit-PC2 fits anywhere and saves significant space.

  • Tumblr

    Tumblr lets you effortlessly share anything. Post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos, from your browser, phone, desktop, email, or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colors, to your theme's HTML.

  • NBehave

    he primary goal of NBehave is a framework for defining and executing application requirement goals. These characterizations are modeled after the Behavioral Driven Design (BDD) terms Story, Scenario, Given, When, Then.

  • 7 Freely available E-Books/Guides I found essential for .NET Programmers and Architects : Amazedsaint's .net journal

    Some of these books will definitely help us to evolve our coding skills and thought processes for developing better solutions.

  • OpenRasta

    OpenRasta is a resource-oriented framework for .NET enabling easy ReST-ful development of web sites and services.

  • NuPack

    NuPack is a free, open source developer focused package management system for the .NET platform intent on simplifying the process of incorporating third party libraries into a .NET application during development.

  • Kylo Browser

    Kylo is a Mozilla-based web browser optimized for surfing the web on your HDTV from the comfort of your couch.

  • NoSQL Basics, Benefits and Best-Fit Scenarios

    A popular new movement aims to take SQL database management systems out of the stack. But when is this emerging approach right for you?

  • visualizing.org

    Making sense of complex issues through data and design.

  • Sass - Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets

    Sass makes CSS fun again. Sass is an extension of CSS3, adding nested rules, variables, mixins, selector inheritance, and more. It’s translated to well-formatted, standard CSS using the command line tool or a web-framework plugin.

  • Snipt | Share and store code or command snippets.

    It's good for storing small pieces of code or commands that you use rather frequently, and will probably forget.

  • atomsite.net-The AtomPub server for .NET

    AtomSite is a standards-based web publishing system. It's free, open and built using Microsoft's latest web framework. It'll have your website up in a snap!

  • FluidKit

    This is a WPF library containing a powerhouse of controls, frameworks, helpers, tools, etc. for productive WPF development.

  • Jo HTML5 Mobile App Framework

    A Pretty UI Widget Framework With a side of DOM, event and data stuff.

  • tipsy

    Tipsy is a jQuery plugin for creating a Facebook-like tooltips effect based on an anchor tag's title attribute.

  • AgileZen – Project management gets lean

    AgileZen is a simple, flexible, and cost-effective way to manage your work. With an easy-to-use web interface, and by drawing on ideas from lean manufacturing, we help you stay organized, focused, and on target.

  • Instant CSS Code - Create a web project framework in seconds.

    Instant CSS Code allows you to quickly create a web project framework with valid HTML/xHTML and CSS in only a matter of seconds, allowing you to get your project up and running faster!

  • Window Functions (OVER Clause) – Help Make a Difference - Puzzled By T-SQL

    In this article I will explain some of the key features that are missing in SQL Server and why it’s important to add support for such features.

  • ProtoFluid - HTML5 and CSS3 Web App Prototyping

    Quick, easy web app testing in portrait/landscape on any screen size via CSS Media Queries.

  • .NET Micro Framework - Home

    The .NET Micro Framework is .NET for small and resource constrained devices. It offers a complete and innovative development and execution environment that brings the productivity of modern computing tools to this class of devices.

  • googlechartsharp - Project Hosting on Google Code

    A C# wrapper for the Google Chart API.

  • Google URL Shortener

    All goo.gl URLs and click analytics are public and can be shared by anyone.

  • Extended Reflection - Microsoft Research

    ExtendedReflection makes it easy to build runtime analysis tools for .NET. ExtendedReflection takes care of instrumenting MSIL bodies at runtime and exposes more than 200 .NET callbacks, such as method enter/exit, argument values or field writes.

  • Eloquera DB | Home

    Eloquera Database is an object database for .NET environments. It has several unique features which make it highly attractive to web and desktop application developers.

  • STSdb - STS Soft Database - STS Soft Home Page

    STSdb is a free open-source embedded object database system (NoSQL key/value pair storage engine) designed for mission critical and real-time applications. It provides intuitive use and blazing performance.

  • Sterling Isolated Storage Database with LINQ for Silverlight and Windows Phone 7

    Sterling is a lightweight object-oriented database implementation for Silverlight and Windows Phone 7 that works with your existing class structures.

  • toto

    toto is a git-powered, minimalist blog engine for the hackers of Oz. The engine weighs around ~300 sloc at its worse.

  • LESS - Leaner CSS

    LESS extends CSS with: variables, mixins, operations and nested rules.

  • Mond-JN - jQuery UI - Effects cheat sheet

    blind, clip, drop, explode, fold, puff, slide, scale - pattern1, scale - pattern2, scale - pattern3, pulsate, bounce, highlight, shake, and transfer.

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