· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · April
· · · · 13 (3 entries)

FotD: April 13 Fallen Magnolias · Another shot from the botanical garden; the magnolias there were fading and those ones are hard to shoot even at their peak because they’re on 50-foot-high trees. But the pink-on-brown under the trees was attractive to the eye as well.
Lightroom Fanboy · I really don’t often use this space to blather on about how good some piece of commercial client-side closed-source software is, but, well... <a href='http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshoplightroom/'>Adobe Lightroom</a> is a truly great piece of work. Not only is it just the thing for the serious photographer, I think it may have advanced the state of the GUI art ...
Twitter, Rails, Seaside, Respect · If you’re obsessive about dynamic languages and Web frameworks (and who isn’t?) it’s been a juicy few days. Let’s start with a bunch of pointers: Mike Pence <a href='http://blog.caboo.se/articles/2007/4/8/heresy-and-turtles-all-the-way-down-with-avi-bryant'>interviews Avi Bryant & tries to start a fight</a>. Avi <a href='http://smallthought.com/avi/?p=21'>says “huh?”</a>. DHH too, <a href='http://www.loudthinking.com/arc/000609.html'>in his own space</a> and <a href='http://www.infoq.com/news/2007/04/no-compromise-stateful-row'>an InfoQ interview</a>. At the same time, a Twitter developer <a href='http://www.radicalbehavior.com/5-question-interview-with-twitter-developer-alex-payne/'>disses Rails</a>. DHH <a href='http://www.loudthinking.com/arc/000608.html'>says smart things</a> and so do <a href='http://laughingmeme.org/2007/04/12/twitter-ruby-and-scaling/'>Kellan of LaughingMeme</a> and <a href='http://tomayko.com/weblog/2007/04/13/rails-multiple-connections'>Ryan Tomayko</a>. Phew. Now it’s my turn ...
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