Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

May 2006

Novemberborn: sIFR 2.0.2 Final Release

Gets around IE’s Eolas patch

Htpasswd Plugin

HTTP Basic and Digest authentication in a Rails plugin

Install Ruby, Rails, and PostgreSQL on OSX

In particular, on a new MacBook.

Fish Marketing - Fresh Advertising

Gorgeous one-page design agency site » JavaScript Image Cropper UI, using Prototype &

Nice Javascript image cropper

Box Model Hack - css-discuss

So many bugs and inconsistencies! I didn’t know IE/Win ignored !important though - handy.

RubyOnRails (1.1) and Flex (2.0): Pt 1

Make Flex 2.0 play nicely with Rails - with XML

Adobe Labs - Spry framework for Ajax

Add extra markup to your HTML which is transformed using Javascript. “Beta!”

Javascript Closures

No excuses: I must read this

Email address validation

Cal Henderson provides an RFC822 complient email validation function for PHP. Also included are links to Ruby and Python versions of the same.

Ruby on Rails Beta Hosting Trial

Free while the beta programme runs. Two weeks’ notice of its end

Ruby File System Watcher

Wonderfully simple. I love Ruby.

Configure Windows XP Professional to be a VPN server

I had no idea this was built in. Great stuff

Windsor Leisure Centre Bodyzone

Gym - opening times

Daring Fireball: Using .htaccess Redirection to Standardise Web Server Addresses

Always good to have a reminder of .htaccess syntax


How to pass commands to a Flash object

Creating Thumbnails - Polaroid Effects

Tasty ImageMagick effects

Acorn revived to launch laptop PCs

New Acorn boxes! Hurrah! Running Windows XP! Boo!

Using javascript instead of target to open new windows

Doing it the right way

Gene setlist

The last gig ever. Seems like yesterday

UK and Irish Radio Stations broadcasting on the Internet

Useful for going directly to the 48Kbps XFM feed

Mango - a sweet blog engine

MIT-licenced ColdFusion 7.01 blog app. Alpha coming soon.

Design View : Andy Rutledge - Home

Great design, fresh layout

Protolize | Essential web tools in one place

Everyone’s linking to this but it does have some stuff I’ve not seen

Ajaxload - Ajax loading gif generator

Useful when you need an indicator for different backgrounds