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Lots and Lots of Web Operating Systems

I just ran across this very comprehensive list of web operating systems at Mashable.com. Go check it out!

Also check out these reviews of 10 web operating systems at FranticIndustries.

Software Makes Designing Interface Mockups a Cinch

I ran across a very interesting program last week. Balsamiq Mockup makes it easy for users to create mockups of web pages or software interfaces.

Breath Deep with Another Runtime Environment

Adobe® AIR™ is a runtime environment that lets you use your HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills to make desktop applications as well as web applications. You can also use Flex® and Flash®.

There is an SDK that comes with a debugger. I tried it out last night and after looking through the readme file and messing around with things, I was able to run a simple calculator that I built with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Go to the marketplace to check out other AIR applications.

Copyright Notice:
Adobe, AIR, Flash, and Flex are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

How to Update a Website using PSPad

If you have a website but you don't know how to update it and you don't have anyone else to manage it for you, then you might be interested in this article.

Protocol Buffers, an XML Alternative from Google

Thanks to BetaNews for reporting on Protocol Buffers. Head over to Google to read about this alternative to XML.

Show Your Email Address To Humans But Not to Spiders

Using Javascript you can show display your email address on your website in a way that humans can read it but web spiders can't. (That is my argument anyway.)

Remove the Space Before and After a Form Tag

You can remove the space that gets put before and after an HTML <form> tag by simply adding some CSS like this: <form style="margin:0px;">.

Firebug for Firefox. Fabulous!

Firebug is an addon for the Firefox web browser. It is a useful tool for web-developers. You can use it to debug javascript, CSS issues, observe AJAX requests and more. Head on over to the Firebug website and try it out.