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· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · March
· · · · 16 (2 entries)

Sam Slams SAJAX · “AJAX” is a con­ve­nient la­bel for the ar­chi­tec­ture of ap­pli­ca­tions like Google Maps and Visu­al Net from Antarc­ti­ca Sys­tems (which I found­ed). There’s noth­ing wrong with the idea. But Sam Ru­by spots SAJAX, one of the first toolk­it­s, go­ing hor­ri­bly off the rails, as in em­pow­er­ing the theft of mon­ey from your grandmother’s bank ac­coun­t. What Sam said. [Up­date: Thomas Lack­n­er, SAJAX guy, writes on the sub­ject of Sam’s note: “As per his sug­ges­tions I’ve added POST sup­port to ver­sion 0.10 and post­ed a sticky thread on the mes­sage board ad­vis­ing users when it is best to use POST in­stead of GET. If you, as a wiz­ard, have any oth­er sug­ges­tions for the toolk­it or know any­one who would like to con­tribute a Java/J2EE back­end (sad­ly miss­ing), I’d ap­pre­ci­ate it.”] [Up­date again: Sam’s un­con­vinced.]
 
Pure Black Flame · A few days back I post­ed a frag­ment ar­gu­ing that blog­ging is good for your ca­reer, which has be­come, I be­lieve, the most-linked-to item in the his­to­ry of on­go­ing. While it was uni­ver­sal­ly ig­nored by all the me­dia out­lets that have been grave­ly in­ton­ing “Blog and yer fired”, there were re­ac­tion­s, some quite re­mark­able ...
 
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