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“Getting Real”

April 18th, 2008 by sjb

37Signals’ Getting Real is a great read. As they say, straight-through server-side systems require more rigour, but I can see this is the way to go for web applications:

Getting Real is about skipping all the stuff that represents real (charts, graphs, boxes, arrows, schematics, wireframes, etc.) and actually building the real thing.

And I’ll be making time – at last – to learn Ruby on Rails…

Google APIs: charts

April 4th, 2008 by sjb

This URL:

http://chart.apis.google.com/chart?cht=t&chtm=europe&chs=440×220&chd=s:az&chld=GBFR& chco=777777,00ff00,0000ff

Generates this:

Google map generated with chart api

Too easy for words! More here.